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April 4, 2016
Measuring Leadership and culture

Ditching the annual performance review process

Do you want to get rid of your annual performance review process? Think twice.   An increasing number of organisations are ditching the old-style staff performance […]
February 11, 2016
People First Culture

Archetype in focus: the People-First culture

Through our 25 years of experience, we’ve observed that most current and desired cultures can be described by one or more of 6 cultural archetypes. This month, […]
February 5, 2016
Empowerment Culture

On the road to empowerment

I am currently working with two clients who suffer from opposite symptoms. One organisation is drowning in action, people have no time to stop, everything is […]
January 21, 2016
How to perform a culture audit

How to perform a culture audit

Do you want to facilitate the development of a healthy culture in your organisation?   If the answer is “yes”, then one of the steps you can […]
January 12, 2016
Accountability Culture communication

Learn to say “no” – your culture will thank you for it

  Are you one of those people who are reluctant to say “no”?   I was recently discussing with a friend some of the changes that […]
December 21, 2015
Time & Money Values

The quickest way to find out what’s really valued (and how to change it)

Most leaders can describe the values of their organisation, but fewer are successful at ‘walking that talk’.   In fact, as communication increases about an organisation’s […]
December 8, 2015
Innovation Culture

Australia’s landmark innovation statement

It’s all about innovation at the moment in Australia. The Federal Government has just released a statement to increase innovation across the board. Prime Minister Malcolm […]
November 7, 2015
Leadership Performace

Reinventing performance: How CEO evaluation is changing (for the better)

I was very excited to see that Harvard Business Review have adjusted the formula for their annual ‘Best Performing CEOs in the World’ list to include, […]
September 21, 2015
Values Matches

EU Refugees: Applying the blowtorch to values

  I am particularly stunned by the plight of refugees pouring into Europe at the moment. As I witness the flow of refugees from Syria, Iraq […]
August 25, 2015
Innovation Archetype

3 habits of highly innovative people

  I find it fascinating the number of people who equate creativity with artistry, and in turn, creativity with innovation. In my years working with individuals […]
August 5, 2015
Ghandi be the change

How to REALLY ‘be the change’

  How many times have I seen this great quote from Mahatma Gandhi used in training programs? I think every consultant must have it tucked away […]
June 1, 2015
Trust Culture

The 4 things you need to know about trust

What makes you trust?   Trust sits at the heart of our relationships, at home and at work. It is the glue that makes teams do […]
May 5, 2015
One-Team Culture

One-team culture: 5 top tips for a new government

On the 8th of May, there is a strong possibility that the UK will be facing a second coalition government. For the health of the Nation […]
March 26, 2015
Monica Lewinsky Greater-Good

Purpose-led: what Monica Lewinsky can teach us about culture

I found myself very moved by Monica Lewinsky’s TED Talk.     At the age of 41, 17 years after her infamous public humiliation, Lewinsky has […]
March 16, 2015
blog - Never Stop Loving

Why we need to bring back love in the office

What is love in the office?   I am obviously not talking about the shenanigans that come to mind when talking about love at work – […]