Mission and Vision
We provide you, the business owner, manager, entrepreneur, investor or trader with independent, insightful news, features and educational resources to empower what we call, True Wealth. That is, wealth entwined with a higher purpose- an ethos of service and contribution.
Our mission is to empower True Wealth for all of us.
Our vision is by 2030 is to help fashion a world that has greater equality, independent and creative thinking, and a world that is more sustainable. We hope to inspire and enable a strong global community of like minds, committed to achieving financial independence, and then giving back through specific entrepreneurial projects or philanthropic work.
We will do this through creative, independent research and resources, focused on the following areas-
- Mindset– focusing on the development of creative thinking and embedding purpose.
- Macroeconomic– gain business and investing insights into global trends and opportunities.
- Environmental & Social Governance (ESG) and Sustainability– understand risks and opportunities, discover case studies and learn about how to integrate ESG- a key area for all entrepreneurs, managers and investors.
- Innovation – learn about key developments in tech and innovation, including management frameworks, such as Agile Management and Design Thinking. Also find out about opportunities in areas such as Greentech and Fintech.
- Wealth Creation – dedicated to help improve Financial Literacy and helping all people invest better and smarter, for example in emerging Sustaintech areas.
- Stocks– research, selection and management of stocks and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), specialising in ESG related opportunities and integration.
- Trading– discover insights about robust trading systems in specialist markets, such as commodities. Here we have a vision of building leveraged income systems for perpetual wealth creation to enable higher, purpose led work, such as investment in Sustaintech companies.
Through our membership we are building a community of like creative minds, entrepreneurs, managers and investors. This will enable opportunities, greater engagement and global reach. To join is currently free, click here .
CEO & Founder
Lee Spano is the founder of Creatness International www.creatness.com . He has a broad range of knowledge and experience, now spanning nearly 30 years. He has worked in several sectors, including: finance, law, property and technology. In finance, Lee has specialised experience in stocks, options, futures and foreign exchange markets, where he has built robust investing and trading systems. In property, he has developed property, particularly medium density residential property in Australia. In technology, Lee was an early adopter in the 1990s in the design of professional online networks. In 1990, Lee started out as a lawyer in Sydney, Australia, and specialised in Commercial Law.
Lee holds several degrees and other awards from leading institutions, such as the University of Sydney. These cover disciplines such as: Finance, Business, Law, Mathematics and Psychology. He has a commitment to lifelong learning through research, innovation, and engaging with fellow travellers. Professionalism, integrity, social justice, creativity and serving others have become enduring values. On a personal note, Lee has a passion for family, community, nature and Art Photography.
Lee has written widely over the years, and his latest book is ‘True Wealth – Principles and Practices’ (Amazon –International ; Booktopia –Australia ; Barnes & Noble -USA). Here a new paradigm of thought for lasting prosperity and success is presented. It is based on extensive research and experience, drawing on many fields, ranging from science to philosophy, business and economics. He helps us to re-define what we mean by wealth and success, and then empowers us to achieve so much more in business and in life.
For Lee’s full biography, click here.
“If you are looking for someone to explain the financial markets in an easy to understand manner, I highly recommend Lee Spano. As the Events and Member Services Coordinator of the Australian Investors Association, I have called on Lee’s expertise many times to do presentations at our Annual National Conference as well as at our Information Meetings. Lee is also a regular article contributor to our quarterly magazine and Facebook page. Lee’s presentation style is excellent and his knowledge of the financial markets is excellent.” – Donna Meadows, AIA Events and Member Services Coordinator.
“Lee Spano has written many informative and engaging investment articles for Australian Resources and Investment magazine.” – Eden Cox, Editor Australian Resources and Investment Journal.
“With a broad background in Business and Law, Lee offers a range of information and educational products to the business and investing community. As an experienced Trader and Investor, he has been an active developer and innovator of trading systems for derivatives. He shares his expertise through published articles in journals and magazines. Lee has contributed his marketing expertise to the Australian Investors Association, through his membership of the Marketing Committee.”- Bill Dodd, Private Investor.
“As an industry professional I found working with Lee Spano, firstly on the Brisbane Chapter of the ATAA and then with the ATAA National Board, to be highly professional and his experience in marketing and member recruitment to be exemplary. The concepts put forward to be highly effective and achievable and in this regard I would highly recommend Lee’s services. As a co-member of the ATAA and attending Lee’s presentations, particularly in the area of increasing wealth creation through a disciplined and a systematic approach, to be clear and concise, with an emphasis on professionalism to be hugely beneficial to any private trader or professional.”- Dean Smith, Private Client Advisor- Options Specialist, Former President of the ATAA Brisbane Chapter and Director of the National ATAA Board.
“Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.”- Andrew Carnegie.