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Bridging the Strategy Execution Gap

Bridging the Strategy Execution Gap

You've set your strategic focus, now it's time to take action. This is often where things fall apart. When it comes to strategy ... read more

Dynamic Decision Making: How to Beat the Tortoise

Dynamic Decision Making: How to Beat the Tortoise

We're often told that quick decisions are reckless; that slow and steady is the wiser way. We all know the tale of the tortoise and ... read more

Strategic Prioritisation

Strategic Prioritisation

It's common to find ourselves asking, which - from our array of strategic initiatives - should receive the most attention and why? read more

Sharpening our Strategic Focus

Sharpening our Strategic Focus

How do we share our focus between how we operate our organisation today, and how we innovate and implement strategies for the future? read more

Workplace Today Interview: Business Innovation During COVID-19

Workplace Today Interview: Business Innovation During COVID-19

Alis speaks to Workplace Today about the necessity of innovation in this landscape, and how leaders can cultivate workplace cultures ... read more

Hayley Linthwaite to present at Global Cyber Conference for Peace

Hayley Linthwaite to present at Global Cyber Conference for Peace

Senior Associate, Dr Hayley Linthwaite, is co-hosting a session this Saturday June 27th at the Global Cyber Peace Conference. This ... read more

Learning From Living Systems

Learning From Living Systems

There is much wisdom to be found in the natural systems that surround us. Here are 4 Leadership Lessons captured in a brilliant living ... read more

ATOMIC Presence: IRL Connection in URL Learning Environments

ATOMIC Presence: IRL Connection in URL Learning Environments

In our latest article for Training & Development magazine, Hayley explores how the human connection can be strengthened in online ... read more

Energising Performance Conversations

Energising Performance Conversations

Performance conversations can be tricky. How do leaders re-energise the process for better outcomes? And how do we navigate post-covid? read more

Introduction to Whole Systems Thinking

Introduction to Whole Systems Thinking

It took a pandemic to see how connected and interdependent we are as a global community. As leaders, we need to understand what it ... read more

10 tips for Facilitating Online Learning with Zoom

10 tips for Facilitating Online Learning with Zoom

One story of how we fast-tracked our digital strategy and pivoted to 100% online learning in less than a week. read more

Political Astuteness: “Dirty Word” or Vital Leadership Skill?

Political Astuteness: “Dirty Word” or Vital Leadership Skill?

What does it mean to be politically astute and why is this a key skill in today's business environment? read more

Transformational Leadership in the Age of Epidemics

Transformational Leadership in the Age of Epidemics

COVID-19 is not a blip in the system. Disruption is new normal. To thrive, we need leaders with buoyancy and purpose. Leaders who are ... read more

Training Industry Magazine Feature: Psych Safety

Training Industry Magazine Feature: Psych Safety

To get the best out of teams, the modern leader must nurture psychological safety. Yet this is particularly hard in remote teams and ... read more

Adaptive Leadership

Adaptive Leadership

Our world is a complex, unpredictable ecosystem. Now with the added gravity of a pandemic in our lives, we can hardly ignore the VUCA ... read more

Creative Brainstorming Tools

Creative Brainstorming Tools

To solve for new and unprecedented challenges, we need new ways of thinking. Here are three tools to spark it... read more

From ‘Fake It Till You Make It’, To Cultivating True Joy

From ‘Fake It Till You Make It’, To Cultivating True Joy

In name of making it through COVID-19, you may feel pressure to “put on a brave face”. However, forced positivity can add to the ... read more

Adapting Learning Online: 6 Emerging Priorities

Adapting Learning Online: 6 Emerging Priorities

In these difficult times, it’s important to carve out clear space for the leadership development that will help us adapt and thrive. ... read more

Leading Through COVID-19 With Buoyancy

Leading Through COVID-19 With Buoyancy

Everyday, it seems we are confronted with new and unprecedented challenges. As we recover from the bushfires, and as the impact of ... read more

We’re speaking at Atlassian Summit 2020

We’re speaking at Atlassian Summit 2020

Important update: We regret to announce that Atlassian Summit 2020 has been cancelled amid escalating concern around the COVID-19 ... read more

Is Your Caterer Killing Your Learning Potential?

Is Your Caterer Killing Your Learning Potential?

In our latest article for Training & Development magazine, Natalie Richardson explores how leaders can use the science of nutrition to ... read more

Partnering for Value Creation Pt 2: The Dance

Partnering for Value Creation Pt 2: The Dance

This is Part 2 of Optimising Value Creation Through Partnership: an exploration into the value of creating partnering relationships. read more

Partnering for Value Creation Pt 1: The Case

Partnering for Value Creation Pt 1: The Case

Here, we present our case for partnering: why creating partnerships is a key contemporary leadership skill, and one of the greatest ... read more

Horizontal Leadership

Horizontal Leadership

In 2019, we are sharing our Horizontal Leadership research anew. New model, same sentiment: What we achieve alone cannot compare to ... read more

Cultivating Personal, Leadership and Cultural Buoyancy

Cultivating Personal, Leadership and Cultural Buoyancy

Our worklives are often characterised by many up and downs - some more severe than others. How do we move through tough times more ... read more

Curiosity: A Primary Leadership Discipline Today

Curiosity: A Primary Leadership Discipline Today

Much has been written about the power and importance of curiosity in organisations today. And yet, despite the benefits, curiosity ... read more

Woolworths Group’s Eco Transformation

Woolworths Group’s Eco Transformation

Today Sydney Morning Herald acknowledged Woolworths Group for their transformation into a dynamic retail ecosystem. This transformation read more

PF to present at PMIAC 2019

PF to present at PMIAC 2019

Calling all Project Managers, Project Teams, and anyone interested in the power of story. PF will be presenting on project ... read more

Focus on the Learner Experience Not Engagement

Focus on the Learner Experience Not Engagement

PF's article explores what happens when we shift our focus from learner engagement to the learner experience. (published in Training ... read more

Can #libspill Teach us Something About Leading Transformation?

Can #libspill Teach us Something About Leading Transformation?

Another day, another leadership spill in Australian politics. Can we learn something from this chaos in the Coalition about steering ... read more

PF Present at Get BIM Right: bSA Management Series

PF Present at Get BIM Right: bSA Management Series

We were recently invited to present at the buildingSMART Management Series around the topic 'Get BIM Right". Our Managing Director, ... read more

Giving and Receiving Feedback: It’s a Gift

Giving and Receiving Feedback: It’s a Gift

Mention the word “feedback” in a professional setting and you will find many people shaking in their boots or running for the hills ... read more

Courage in the Boardroom

Courage in the Boardroom

Courage involves saying what needs to be said to the right person, at the right time, and in the right manner. As leaders, our ... read more

Feature Article: The Age of L&D Content Curation

Feature Article: The Age of L&D Content Curation

In the age of information, learners often feel overwhelmed with the sheer amount of information at their fingertips. Is content ... read more

ACE-ing Customer Experience at BWS [CASE STUDY]

ACE-ing Customer Experience at BWS [CASE STUDY]

For the last three years, our team have partnered with BWS to transform the business, boosting engagement in a team of 7500 across 1300 read more

Five Essentials to Having a Courageous Conversation

Five Essentials to Having a Courageous Conversation

In our professional lives, situations often arise that bring about the need to have difficult conversations. Here are 5 steps to help read more

One Link in a Chain Reaction: Employee Motivation

One Link in a Chain Reaction: Employee Motivation

You may have heard of the ripple effect of positive emotions, but what about the ripple effect of employee motivation on customer ... read more

Agile Innovation: Insights from the World Business Forum 2017

Agile Innovation: Insights from the World Business Forum 2017

Our MD Gretel attended the World Business Forum 2017 and unpacks the top three priorities for getting Agile in your organisation. read more

Redesigning Retail: Empathy and Customer-centric Innovation

Redesigning Retail: Empathy and Customer-centric Innovation

In this second article of our Redesigning Retail series we ask: How important is empathy in this modern retail environment? And how can read more

Redesigning Retail: Create Great Customer Experiences

Redesigning Retail: Create Great Customer Experiences

In this first article of our Redesigning Retail series, we ask: How can we take a leaf from Amazon’s book and write the next chapter ... read more

Leader as Facilitator

Leader as Facilitator

Contemporary leadership can often feel as if you have to be all things to all people: expert and friend and enabler and ... read more

Leading in a VUCA world

Leading in a VUCA world

It has never been more certain that almost nothing is certain... read more

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