What is Global Leadership?

In order to grow in key markets around the world, there is nothing more important than getting top talent in place through recruiting, developing, and retaining the right people. Two vital questions must be answered in order to effectively target […]

Thinking IN Systems

The Gold Standard in Thinking in Systems

by Donella H. Meadows Thinking in Systems is a fantastic exploration of systems thinking and decision theory, and remains the gold standard. The insights in this book will blow your mind! It’s probably been made clear to you over the […]

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits

Managing risk AND our Human Nature to interfer with the process of investment is just two of the key ideas in Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits.

How we “Manage risk” AND our “Natural Propensity” to interfere with the process of investment are just two of the ideas in Common Stocks & Uncommon Profits While the stock market goes up and down from year to year, it’s […]

Mindset by Carol Dweck


Mindset How you can fulfil your potential – Carol Dweck is a World-renowned Stanford University psychologist having committed decades of research on achievement and success. I first heard Carol speak on an interview with HBR in 2010 and loved what I […]

Conscious Capitalism

Conscious Capitalism is transforming business – for Good – the Collective Good! The old mindset in business, and the stereotypical capitalistic mindset has a bad brand, for good reason. However the tide is turning, and the Good businesses, the future […]

The Third Wave

As a aspiring teenager, wanting to make a difference in the world, I sat 14,000km away on the Central Coast of NSW, as guys like Steve Case lead what we now call the “tech revolution”. As a consumer or early […]

Principles for Navigating Big Debt Crises

Principles for Navigating Big Debt Crises is a great read, by a chap who has been there and survived (a couple of times). There are just a handful of investors who have been able to weather the economic storms of […]

Leadership, Mirrors and Windows

The Program Sponsor, Chief of People and Culture of a program I ran, reminded me the other day my comments during the final PCG meeting. During the Sponsors closing remarks he congratulating me on my leadership of the team through […]

A Great business takes…..

I have spent the summer diving into, for the third time, a favourite author, Jim Collins. From the author of Built to Last, Good to Great outlines a model for turning a good, average or even mediocre company in to […]