Three questions that arise from almost every Board Strategy Meeting I facilitate

Three questions that arise from almost every Board Strategy Meeting I facilitate

These questions are a common theme throughout the Board Strategy Meetings I have facilitated over the last three years; here is how your organisation’s board can find the answers.

Success for TEC in Queensland at the 2018 Conference & Awards

Success for TEC in Queensland at the 2018 Conference & Awards

I am proud of both my TEC and KEY groups, which received awards at the 2018 TEC Chair Conference and Awards earlier in the year.

The Five Contradictions in Budgeting

The Five Contradictions in Budgeting

I don't think there's any process in organisations that wastes such a large amount of effort and time for little use as the budgeting process. Here is what is being done and what should be done by organisations to actually generate results…

Speakers you don’t want to miss in 2018

Speakers you don’t want to miss in 2018

This year I am privileged to facilitate a range of events for business leaders. Here are some of the speakers who will be presenting at these events and information on why you should consider attending…

How the focus on year end destroys value

How the focus on year end destroys value

Deloitte recently released their latest paper on red tape focused on companies' own rules entitled "Get out of your own way" and I'd certainly include the budgeting and financial reporting that businesses do as part of this.

Do you have a lighthouse for your organisation?

Do you have a lighthouse for your organisation?

There is a middle way between having a rigid multi-year plan and an ad hoc strategy decision making process. Its by identifying the Lighthouse.

Superhero or Servant Leader - You Choose!

Superhero or Servant Leader - You Choose!

Our problem lies in the fact that our culture has fallen in love with the idea of the celebrity CEO and this has shifted the priorities of CEOs away from fundamental leadership. Here’s some food for thought…

It's Not Personal - It's Just (Family) Business

It's Not Personal - It's Just (Family) Business

At some point a second generation leader has to step forward and implement the transition as a professional CEO. Here’s how to make it happen and ensure a sustainable, successful family business.

A Joined Up Journey to Business Excellence

A Joined Up Journey to Business Excellence

When senior executives and business leaders are trying to get their minds around how to raise the bar in business performance where do they look? The trouble is the focus is more usually on the achievement and less about the journey itself. Here is how to shift from surviving to thriving…

Are you Inside-Out or Outside-In?

Are you Inside-Out or Outside-In?

What is really stopping you from working on your business - not just in it? Here are the steps you need to take for a more sustainable business…

Leader vs Administrator: Which are you?

Leader vs Administrator: Which are you?

I find it ironic that the premier business leadership qualification is a Master of Business Administration. Time for a better label I think. Here’s why…