Leadership blog

Developing collaborative leadership styles
With a national election for a new Australian government about to take place in less than a weeks’ time, it raises key questions around the impact of collaborative, autocratic or competitive leadership styles. Causing many voters, like myself, to question...
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A disruptive world – new leadership styles and capabilities
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Whether you are a company that wants to attract top talent or an individual who is trying to land your dream job, or create a new business, it’s becoming clear that the future of work is both human and technology...
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Solving people’s innovation problems
One of the most challenging and thrilling aspects of reinvention, transformation and business game shifting is the opportunity it creates for continuous, experiential and deep learning and change. This creates innovation problems for people, bringing to life the new mantra...
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Leveraging the “beautiful game” of effective teamwork and collaboration
Soccer – often referred to as the “beautiful game” – represents the best example of a sport with teams charged to perform their work under changing conditions. The best soccer teams in the world succeed by applying a mindset that...
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A new collaborative leadership model
We have all used metaphors to help explain things, including understanding the nature of change.  For many, this includes the use of the sports metaphor.  American football, for example, has been frequently used to explain how business works, what effective...
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Building an agile and innovative culture
We are living in an age of disruption, where changes are accelerating making innovation a strategic and systemic necessity and competitive lever to ensure your organizations survival and sustainability. Living now in what Daniel Pink describes as “The Conceptual Age” our...
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What is agile decision making?
I was at a committee meeting recently and one of the guiding principles adopted by the team was “agile decision making - the 80:20 rule”. When I inquired as to what “agile decision making” actually meant, I was informed that it meant...
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Delivering a great customer experience
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I recently attended a fantastic business lunch presentation by John Stewart, who formed and leads Cisco's Security and Trust Organization, where he asked the captivated audience this disruptive question; Are you ready for a new world where the convergence of...
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Making innovation a habit
Making innovation a habit is disrupting the conventional leadership paradigm by the birth of the creative leader who cultivates an innovation culture: "The traditional way we've thought about leadership—which I would describe as leading from the front, this idea that...
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Top 8 reasons – importance of innovation to your business today
Change is accelerating so quickly, making innovation an urgent strategic & systemic necessity, as well as the key competitive lever left to ensure  organizational survival & sustainability. Living now in the Disruption, Digitization & Connection Ages, our attention needs to...
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