5 tips for lasting, human-centred business transformation

We have crash landed into a new era for business culture. Performing complex transformations has become a basic requirement in business today.  And if you follow any ‘future of business’ trend watchers – Forbes, Accenture, Korn Ferry, etc – complex cultural transformation is our new normal. Their top business trend insights are characterised by rapid […]

Great answers from unexpected questions

Question and answer

When has an unexpected question really helped you think differently about a complex leadership issue? Lacking in Space Leaders constantly face difficult, complex problems. It comes with the territory. However our prevailing business culture celebrates instant gratification. Leaders find themselves discouraged from giving really hard questions the space they deserve. A vast amount of energy […]

How Finance broke its contract with society. A human story

My first lesson from a 20 year career in finance, was that Hollywood is a con. It all started with Wall Street and Trading Places… two classic films from a relatively privileged adolescence in 1980’s suburban Sydney, Australia. Part of me grew up actually believing a career in finance would consist entirely of sharp suits, […]