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Reflecting on 14 years since a night in a lifeboat

Reflecting on 14 years since a night in a lifeboat

Today I am reflecting on 14 years since I spent the night in a lifeboat with my mother and sister after hitting an iceberg. And sinking in the Antarctic. More about that story here (I hit an Iceberg, sunk and survived) I relocated to Sydney around five years ago. I... [read more]
Understanding Competitors And Threats To Your Business

Understanding Competitors And Threats To Your Business

Multinationals can’t manoeuvre quickly. Your business may not have the capacity to handle every change that’s coming your way by keeping to business as usual, but you can duck and move. When those monoliths are stuck in meetings for months talking about a change that will certainly disrupt your industry, you can build up your resilience, figure out what your best move is and quickly and nimbly react.

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COVID–The death or resurgence of Strategy

COVID–The death or resurgence of Strategy

Strategic planning is more important than ever. The approach and timeframes though are likely to remain disrupted for the next couple of years. It would be a brave leader that would commit to a long term strategy at the moment.

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COVID19 will change the workplace forever!

COVID19 will change the workplace forever!

Workplaces will change forever With the current level of self-isolation brought by Covid19, working from home and social distancing we are going to see long term changes to the way we do business. Let’s look at the huge increase in video conferences and online... [read more]
Achieve your goals by having 2020 Vision?

Achieve your goals by having 2020 Vision?

Does your business have 2020 vision? I was recently asked for one piece of advice that I hope people would take from my book. My answer “take time out to smell the roses!” Well not actually the roses, but you need to be able to step out of your business for long... [read more]