Ever since Bill Clinton used the phrase ‘It’s the economy, stupid’ in his successful 1992 campaign for the US Presidency, it has been almost an article of faith that voters will, at the end of the day, elect leaders on
I’m running an event in Melbourne on 12 August at 6.30pm. You can find the details here. But first some background: Like it or not, we live in revolutionary times. Everywhere I go I find conversations about working in a
This is the eighth in a series of Ten Keys to High Performing Teams. This article looks at the role that conflict resolution plays in workplace performance. Conflict, like change, is inevitable. But it does not have to be destructive.
This is the seventh in a series on 10 keys to High Performing Teams. You can see the original post here. This one looks at the importance of valuing and recognising people’s diverse, individual gifts and strengths. We are each
This is the sixth article in a series on 10 keys to high performing teams. You can see the original post here. When organisations want to lift performance, often the first strategy that comes to mind is to set goals – perhaps
This is the fifth article in a series on 10 Keys to High Performing Teams. This article looks at the “sticks and carrots” approach of traditional performance management systems. The article draws on research from behavioural psychology to show why
The birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, October 2, is a good time to reflect on the theme of leadership and how politics can be a great force for good. I write as a bitterly divided US congress has led to the