Self awareness is an antidote for bad culture

12 February 2019

The clamour for virtuous culture has been ringing for centuries. Its unabated noise reflects the reality of human existence. Our mix of good and bad emotions makes this message enduring, and us... Read more >

Haynes Housing & Politics

6 February 2019

The Treasurer, Minister Joss Frydenberg, has said he will implement 75 of the 76 recommendations of the Haynes Commission Report. The 76th deals with remuneration of mortgage brokers. The Treasurer says... Read more >

In whose interest are we working?

6 February 2019

The Final Haynes Commission Report was released on 4th February 2019.  The Australian Treasurer has advised that the government, if re elected, will implement 75 of the 76 recommendations. Recommendation 76 – ... Read more >

How to make a good decision

6 June 2016

There is growing interest in protecting emotional energy. A strong, rested, and well fed brain will return a reasoned solution to complex problem better than one which is stressed.  ... Read more >

3 crucial factors in budget setting

6 April 2016

The future can be only determined in hindsight and so it is crucial that strategic investments of people, technology, money and yes, even time, are well thought through. ... Read more >

The Ultimate Strategy

1 November 2015

Recently I was chatting to friends about leadership when I was reminded of a presentation that Mick Malthouse gave in 2011 on leadership and how the actions and reactions of the Coach impact club success. ... Read more >

I listen therefore you exist

30 September 2015

In these days of selfies, 9 sec attention spans and egocentricity, the ability to listen well is a skill that can set you apart. ... Read more >

The 3 pillars of innovation

4 March 2015

Innovative solutions don’t need to be novel, but they are clever in meeting a need. To be successful innovation requires these 3 factors: Knowledge, Culture and Process. ... Read more >

Strategy Excellence – making businesses financially successful and admired

11 February 2015

The factors inherent in creating a business which is financially successful and highly admired are not secret and we look at them here.  ... Read more >

The dark side of leadership development – Overcoming our resistance to change

6 February 2014

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. Carl Gustav Jung In the leadership development work that I facilitate with both individuals and organizations... Read more >