Is your Industry Rowing in the Same Direction?

Is your Industry Rowing in the Same Direction?

In sports and business, we love to see the underdog win against the odds. The ragtag sports team beating the silver tails or the small businesses besting the multinationals. These are inspiring stories, but they are outliers.  The trend for industry organisations...
The Secret to Keeping Focused

The Secret to Keeping Focused

One of the most confounding issues is how not to get distracted in your work. We produce our best work when ‘in the zone’, but getting and staying there is another matter.  Creative thinking and solving difficult problems are a challenge when faced with constant...
How Much can Change in a Decade?

How Much can Change in a Decade?

Big changes can creep up on you. Less than five years ago, Australia stopped manufacturing cars, but have you noticed you’re already sharing the road with mostly imported vehicles and likely driving one yourself? At the moment, people are trying to predict lots of...
Wading Through Treacle

Wading Through Treacle

‘Like wading through treacle’ is how a client described to me their experience of meetings with a supplier. Apparently, it was easier to endure unproductive meetings than to say no. As you re-orient to accelerate your career or organisation out of the pandemic, it is...