Entries by Gihan Perera

How Digital Are You?



In a presentation last week, I shared some of the challenges Australian business leaders said they will face in the year ahead. It’s based on some research done by KPMG at the start of each year, where they ask leaders, “What’s keeping you up at night?” In the presentation, I looked at the ...

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Disrupt Less, Innovate More



After two years of massive and (dare I say it) unprecedented disruption, Australia and much of the Western world are moving towards ‘living with COVID’. Even my home State of Western Australia has finally conceded it‘s time! Don’t get me wrong! We haven’t seen the back of this pandemic ye...

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The Five Key Mindsets for the Future



Last week, I delivered the opening keynote session for a company that had an online conference to launch a major international construction project. The audience was full of smart, experienced, world-class engineers from around the world, so there was nothing I could teach them in their area of exp...

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Wise Leadership in the Age of AI



Are the robots coming for your job? Yes and no. Automation and AI are rapidly spreading through every industry and every workplace. They accelerated during COVID-19, because the need for limiting physical contact forced organisations to find more digital solutions (According to McKinsey, 67% of com...

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Expect The Unexpected



We’re almost two years into this pandemic, and it’s given most people a completely new perspective on disruption, change, and uncertainty. Our world will never be the same again, and the most successful leaders will be those who know how to lead in uncertainty. In this highly interactiv...

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