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 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
December 22, 2014
Culture Change Consultancy Australia

Capitalising on a crisis

When seeking to change culture, we are seeking to change the mindsets of a population of people, in such a way that will cause a change […]
May 20, 2014
Culture Tipping Point

Find the ‘dancing guys’ in your organisation

  The ‘Dancing Guy’ video on Youtube is still one of my all time favourite references on how to reach a cultural tipping point. With any culture change initiative, […]
April 21, 2014

Speak up: your culture’s health depends on it

When we conduct culture assessments for clients, we’re finding one result consistently emerges, even in cultures that have many other healthy traits. Want to know what […]
April 9, 2014

4 ways to get more from your organisation’s values statement

Almost every organisation has some statement of what they stand for: values, a credo, principles, or behaviours. But most leaders operate in a world where a […]
March 7, 2014

Want to know your company’s true values? (hint: they’re in your wallet)

  I was pleased to hear this week that both Barack Obama and David Cameron refer to values as the filter through which they’re making key decisions […]
January 24, 2014

It wasn’t me: Why it’s true that executives are responsible for the culture in their organisations

When corruption, unethical or illegal practices occur in an organisation, there’s increasing pressure for Chief Executives to take responsibility.  Leaders will often claim they didn’t know […]
July 1, 2013

The culture of more: becoming a values-led company

What does it mean to be values-led? Almost every company has a set of  values.  Few are values-led.  Most of those who are values-led have been […]
August 1, 2010

Why customers feel bullied

A recent study cited in the New York Times has shown that school children, if left without influence, tend towards bullying and other selfish behavior.  And […]
June 8, 2010
Leadership Culture

The future of leadership

How much more comfortable do most leaders feel doing the task side of their role, in preference to the human and cultural one?    So often […]
February 21, 2010
3 Core Qualities for Leading Culture Change

Why do leaders engage in culture?

If you are reading this blog you are probably already convinced that building the right culture can add value to the organisation.    I imagine you […]
January 11, 2010
Leadership in a Merger

From burning platform to burning ambition

There is a feature which I notice seems to be common to all CEOs who successfully change the culture of their organisation.   A change occurs […]