Published on February 20, 2014
An Analogue Man in a Digital World 1 Mans Musical & Business Journey from the 1960’s Till Now
I Am A Child Of the 1960’s
My 1st 45 That My Mum Bought Me For The Kids that is a funny black small thing that has a hole in it & turns around
1969 - Saw Man land on the Moon live Got a 1/2 Day Off School !!!
I Grew Up In The 1970’s Long Hair Blue Jeans Bell Bottoms Mexican Jackets….. Analogue rules !!!
1973 - Bought My 1st LP with own cash Turns Out It Is A Classic As Well
Record that Impacted on Me as Teenager Long Hair Big Guitars & Swivelling Hips I Couldn't Believe What I Was Seeing On Countdown
1st Concert AC/DC & The Angels apollo stadium - richmond 1977
I started full time employment on 8/12/1980 • Start of my working career • The end of the days of innocence
Worked in Banking as a Search Clerk getting copies of land titles Titles held in large old books like ledgers a bit like entering the Munsters Mansion
spent my first pay check A massive $70 - this LP cost me $20 at the time
Working In The Early 1980’s • Regulation Mullet Hairstyle &/Or New Romantic (Duran Duran) • Ciak Shoes (white canvas shoes) • Skinny Ties & Bright Colours (My Personal Fave - Marone)
Working In The Early 1980’s • Type 2 finger style on a type writer with carbon paper • Using analogue adding machines for calculations • Process all transactions using a ledger machine • Deliver cheques each day to Head Office for dispatch • Used to smoke in my tellers box •
CMI Fairlight Computer - the move towards digital • Music then moved forward with CMI in 1980 • Each machine was hand built with expensive components that cost $40,000 • Company Went Broke in Mid 1980’s
1983 - Appointed to the Account Information Data System Team AIDS • Or for short • Went around the countryside converting manual branch accounts to computer based files
Bought a Sony Walkman who didn’t have one of these
Bought a Compact Disc Player Indestructible - or so we were told
Late 1980’s Colours & Hairstyles still haven’t changed……. just yet
Late 1980’s Growth & sales was all that mattered
$3 Bn Fallout - 1991 State Bank & SA BROKE
1993 - Moved Into Financial Planning All “Plans” written out in long hand secretary would type some letters
1990’s • Recession We “Had To Have” • Bond Market Crash • Russian/Latin American Crisis • Long Term Capital Management (LTCM) • Family/Kids/House/Mortgage • Tech Boom
1999 - The Start Of Download Napster Peaked in February 2001 & was closed down by July 2001 Broke by Mid 2002 *#$$%## Metallica !!!
2020 Financial Planning Started March 1st 2000
Tech Wreck Started March 10th 2000
Since 2000 • 9/11 • Iraq War • Credit Boom • Lehman Brothers • GFC • Rudd/Gillard/Rudd…
2007 IPOD Touch I waited until the better tech was released
Today - IPhone 5S LOVE IT
What I’ve Learned from Business • People & Relationships matter • Stay True To Yourself & Your Values • Treat Others How You Would Like To Be Treated Yourself • Determination & Persistence Pays Off • Never Stop Asking How Can I Do Things Better
WHAT I’VE LEARNED ABOUT MUSIC ROCK N’ ROLL AINT NOISE POLLUTION !!
Richie Parsons Rock N’ Roll Adviser Richie Parsons left a well paid job to start a financial planning firm from scratch. He is active in Social Media & currently holds an equity & board position in a software & financial services company. For more information contact Richie email@example.com www.2020fp.com.au twitter.com/2020fp youtube.com/2020fp
... AnalogMan guitar ... and has used for years is now available at Analog Man ... PAYPAL WORLD SELLER. Paypal will now allow people ...
Sport Digital cars will run on analogue layouts without ... Since the 1960s Scalextric have offered a number of ... Original Scalextric Track (Mk. 1): ...
It's a Mann's World (2015– ) TV Series | Reality-TV. 8.4 . Your rating: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10-/ 10 X . Ratings: 8.4 / 10 from ... Digital Photography ...
3.1 Analog. 3.1.1 Tactile; 3.2 Digital; ... The impact of the First World War dramatically ... but now is seen on the wrist of nearly every man in uniform ...
A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. ... Watch Now From $2.99 on Amazon ... Digital Photography ...
Sonata digital watches have a sporty appeal and go well with casuals ... Dispatched in 1 business day. Sonata 7987SM03 Men ... In its journey till now, ...
The analogs How one man’s wild geological treasure hunt could set off a new great oil boom
Online shopping from a great selection at Watches Store. Amazon.co.uk Try Prime Watches ... Kindle Direct Publishing Indie Digital Publishing Made Easy:
Man's Fate (La Condition ... but since now we know what the men and women of the Komintern did, ... Published 1 month ago by Richard Zimdars