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“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” Mahatma Gandhi

What do Buddhism, Stoicism, physics, design-thinking and strategy have in common?

In times of growing demand for predictive analytics  amid uncertainty fatigue, it sounds preposterous to suggest not only to love uncertainty, but to purposefully...

Is Instagram’s draconian code of conduct impacting the creativity of artists?

Instagram has allowed a wide rage of people to discover art, since it was launched in 2010. It has also allowed artists to ‘exhibit’...

Emerging ceramicist Holly Phillipson uses clay to connect to the past

Square Holes have partnered with the Helpmann Academy since 2006 to provide insight into the evolving needs of emerging creatives in South Australia. In...

How can we fix Australia’s slipping global gender equality ranking?

Over the past 18 months in Australia we have finally started to shift our narrative on gender issues, thanks to emerging young females with loud voices, seeking to create a better future

Zoos SA on how market research helps them tell their story...

As a part of Zoos SA’s strategic planning, they have conducted annual research through Square Holes to measure key performance indicators as well as...

Cancel Culture and social media as the new stage for public...

In medieval times public shaming was a common place deterrent used against future crimes – with humiliation regularly utilised over prison sentences. Onlookers would...

Game Over or Try Again? How cultural learning impacts our relationship...

We’ve all heard the story of how Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs all dropped out of university to pursue what would become...

Innovation and longevity at the heart of _SOUTHSTART market research

Acquired in 2018 and developed into the high-calibre innovation and entrepreneurship festival that exists today, _SOUTHSTART hosts an annual lineup of dinners, conversations, workshops...

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