The one thing a CEO must get right

8 February 2017

Increasingly there is positive economic news in Australia. The Reserve Bank has announced that it sees the beginning of an upswing. Rio Tinto has announced a good profit season, and gold and nickel... Read more >

What is your CEO leadership score?

2 December 2016

Over the last year the world around you has changed. Your firm will have changed too. Whether you realise or not it will have changed in every aspect, sometimes only a little,... 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 ready are you?

31 August 2016

Is the down trend over?  Time will tell but resources prices are showing some stabilisation: FMG’s latest dividend was 25c compared to 2c a year ago and BHP Chief Executive Andrew McKenzie... Read more >

Strategy Implementation: A story. A process: Video

5 May 2016

Atlassian is a software provider which listed on the NYE in December 2015 for $4.37B.  It was only 13 years old. This is how it was done. ... 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 >

Turning strategy into results

18 March 2016

Turning strategies and plans into results seems to be the biggest challenge for many leaders. Haven’t you heard your staff say, many times: “Sorry I couldn’t put the plans into action because…”... Read more >

Riding out the storm

23 March 2015

As the iron ore and oil prices continue to drop the impact is being felt far and wide. The aggregate gain from the low prices of these commodities is being put to... Read more >

The process of innovation

8 March 2015

Successful innovation is the accumulation of goal clarity, ideas that align with strategy, a foundation which enables innovation to bloom, and a process that tests each assumption. ... Read more >

3 key factors of change success

15 February 2015

Any firm that desires to achieve a goal needs to change, whether that goal is to reduce costs, increase revenue, build value or improve any other aspect of its operations behavioural change... Read more >