What we focus on grows

13 December 2019

What we focus on grows. Turn your head. How many red items can you see around you?  How many of these had you paid no attention to until this moment?  I have... Read more >

Creating a wickedly successful company

4 October 2019

$36B of value is being lost by Australian companies through lack of heart skills, says the latest Deloitte Lucky Country Report. Heart skills are skills which encourage kindness, compassion, acceptance, and caring;... Read more >

Everyone is doing the best that they can

26 July 2019

Today everyone in your office is doing the best they can. Do you realise this? … Yes, there are people who are not willing to put in the hours or the effort... Read more >

Route to compassionate leadership

17 August 2018

Firms with a culture of compassion achieve above average profits1. Leaders who act compassionately seek to alleviate the suffering of the people around them2. Compassionate workplaces are satisfying3. Compassion rocks … or... Read more >

The bounty of focus: Renown, profits and fun

12 February 2018

To build a remarkable firm with above average profits and no wasted effort requires the right mix of knowledge, challenge, and employees who “click” with clients. ... 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 >

How to lead an imposter

14 September 2015

Do you know who came into work today promising to complete a task believing that they did not have the skill to do so? ... Read more >

Top 6 Tips for Good Financial Health

8 April 2014

Here are my top tips for good financial health. In a previous blog, Three Key Ratios for Business Success I talked about the need for any business to achieve a certain rate of... Read more >

Business Maximiser Opportunities

17 March 2014

We have continued to see a number of businesses struggle to return to the prosperous times that were experienced several years ago. This performance has limited the number of opportunities they have... Read more >