Your Survival Secret For The Future: Time Travel (Yes, Really!)


Last week, I was back in one of my favourite countries – Singapore – attending a conference. This was part of my ongoing professional development, so I had the rare opportunity to not be one of the speakers, but had time to just be an audience member, absorbing the ideas. One of my high...

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Scan the Environment using PESTLE Analysis


When you’re planning for your future, it pays to know what might affect it from outside. You won’t be able to predict everything, but at least you will have some idea of the external pressures you might face. Scan the environment to consider the impact of external factors. One of the common too...

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Survival of the Fittest: What It Means For You and Your Business


Unless you’re an evolutionary biologist, you probably aren’t an expert in the theory of evolution. For most people, all they know about it is the name Darwin, the occasional debate about whether it’s true (spoiler alert: it is), and some vague idea about “survival of the fit...

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No Worker Left Behind: The Change Management Idea Every Leader Should Follow (and Share)


A few months ago, I was working with a group of CEOs in the healthcare industry, and we were talking about what it takes to attract and keep the best talent in their workplaces. Most of our discussion was about the top talent – smart, passionate, driven, and highly motivated – but one C...

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The #1 Thing That Gets in the Way of Flexible Work


LinkedIn recently published its “2019 Global Talent Trends” report, which identified what it calls “the 4 trends transforming your workplace”. They compiled this report based on surveying over 5,000 talent professionals across 35 countries, and also incorporated vast amounts...

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Top 10 Healthcare Trends in Australia in 2019


By 2050, a quarter of the population will be aged 60+ everywhere except Africa (EY) AI uses patient data to improve clinical decision-making and personalize care (World Economic Forum) Wearable and portable devices empower patients to self-manage their care (Deloitte) The always-connected patient ...

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Magnetic Messages


We’re bombarded by more information than ever before, so we all need to be able to cut through the clutter and deliver our messages with more impact. We’ve all sat through business presentations that were so mind-numbingly boring you lost the will to live! Hmm … You might have eve...

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Are You Ready for Generation Z In Your Workplace?


Generation Z – the “dot com kids” – are people born between 1995 and 2009. They are the largest generation ever, make up 20% of Australia’s population, and 2 billion people worldwide. By 2025, they will make up 27% of our workforce. Are YOU ready for them in your workplace? Here are 10 th...

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People and Machines: Better Together – Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace


There’s a lot of talk now about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the workplace. But as much as we hear about “robots coming for your jobs”, the reality is that the best workplaces will have people and machines working together. Employer demand for AI in the workplace has more than ...

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Are You Flexible Enough for Flexible Work?


The best people want more flexibility in their working hours – as research shows: 81% of employees want to be trusted when, where and how they work (Sage People) 35% of people are choosing freelance work (Forbes) 47% of Australian workers would accept a pay cut for more flexible working hour...

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