18Jan

The Battle Between Ethics and Money

Last week Mark Zuckerberg made an adjustment to the News section of Facebook, vowing to have personal interaction reclaim the lead in Facebook activity. He said that he realised as a father he wanted his children to remember him for doing something that was good for humanity. The share price of Facebook dropped that day. read more

20Jul

How to Find the Right Person to Be a Leader

Are you shocked that Gallup says 82% of management hires are the wrong fit? The responsibility for that horrible statistic lies jointly with the company and their recruitment service provider. Resumes, referee checks and the usual interviews are not enough to make the right choice. Making the wrong choice is far worse than keeping the read more

13Aug

The Gap between Rules and Commonsense Values

In Australia at the moment there is a hullabaloo about politicians of all persuasions abusing tax-payer funded expenses and entitlements. They are all crying ‘We are within the rules”. At first they were taking pot-shots at each other across the major parties. Then it was revealed that members of both major parties had been dipping read more

15Jan

The Three Abused Ms and Why You the Leader Can Get It Right

In the past I’ve been as misguided about what really matters as anyone could be. For the last twenty odd years I’ve being trying to make amends. I had fallen prey to the abused versions of the three Ms – money, marketing and media. Don’t get me wrong – money, marketing and media can have read more

06May

The Most Important Aspect of Any Business That Has a Future

Commerce is changing rapidly. The power is no longer with the supplier. It’s with the buyer. And buyers want more than just the best product or service for the most reasonable price. It doesn’t matter whether you are business-to-consumer or business-to-business, your clients or customers want deeper value, better relationships and a clear conscience when read more