Five stages of change maturity

18 October 2019

Great change is long lived…And just like great wine (or indeed shoes), it has a maturation process. Today’s Australian Financial Review (18/10/19) notes that RM Williams the Aussie manufacturer of a very... Read more >

How to make strengths based leadership work

24 September 2018

Founding your organisation on strengths based leadership sounds most attractive. It creates the picture of people operating at top efficiency, doing what they do naturally, and performing at a standard that is... Read more >

Do you live or simply exist? 4 truths about emotions

5 February 2018

The future is uncertain, you know that. Nothing can be predicted, there are simply too many variables in any situation. Will Mr Trump press his bigger button? Will a crisis happen and... Read more >

Sales Growth: How to earn a price premium

9 January 2018

Frequently sales revenue is said to be low because competition undercuts. This is always a fallacy. The reason sales are low is because the competition was better at meeting the client’s requirements.... Read more >

Whose shoes are you wearing?

22 November 2017

Stop. Right now. Before you meet your customer. Look down. Whose shoes are you wearing? Is it her shoes you have on? ... Read more >

Four truths in decision making

7 November 2017

Decision making is much like gambling. We throw the dice, make the decision and hope that what comes up is a winner. ... Read more >

How great leaders use life rhythm to maximise productivity

17 October 2017

Consumer data improved last week, to the highest it has been since November 2016 with the headline rate showing a gain in optimists so that they now over shadow pessimists regarding the... Read more >

What the Gig Economy means for CEOs

12 September 2017

The changing structure of the working community is a significant challenge for CEOs. The increasing globalisation of worker availability has changed the dynamics of workforce structure. There has always been a place... Read more >

Boiling frog syndrome

22 August 2017

You’ve heard it, put a frog into cool water and gradually heat it, and the frog will be boiled alive. Put the frog into hot water and it jumps straight out. Every... Read more >

Managing the tension between the Planner and Doer self

15 August 2017

Ideas and plans have no place in the head of a leader who wants a legacy of success, not unless those plans are turned into results. The Planner gets excited by challenging... Read more >