Life is a circus

10 September 2018

Life is a circus. One moment we juggle, the next we balance, another we are doing backflips. To do them each well, we do them one after another.  We can’t do a perfect... Read more >

The power of loss

29 August 2018

There can be projects in an organisation that should not exist but do because we won’t let them go. It seems the more we invest in something – our time, our hopes,... Read more >

Choice

16 February 2018

The lane we drive in, the breakfast we eat, the clothes we wear. We make these daily choices, and get on with it. Its not the choice that matters, but making that... Read more >

Week’s reflection – Decision making

1 December 2017

How’s your week been? How are you evaluating that question I just asked?  What criteria are you going to use? Every decision in life uses evaluation. As leaders that’s what we... 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 >

What makes a Board successful?

29 August 2017

The reporting season is showing that Australia is not operating as well as we could be. Dividends are up and media attention has not been on profits, which have been mediocre, but... Read more >

What gets measured gets done

20 September 2016

The best measures encourage behaviour that enhances the achievement of strategic goals. When both lead and lag measures are used together, future performance can be predicted. ... 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 >

How is the professional of the future using Artificial Intelligence?

2 May 2016

Professionals are employed because of the knowledge they control: “know – what” and “know – how”. Artificial Intelligence can save or collapse the professional firm.  ... 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 >