The First Step to Using AI in Your Workplace


Are the robots coming for your job? Yes. No. Maybe. There’s a lot of talk in the media and society about how AI (artificial intelligence) will change our jobs and our lives. A lot of it is hype, but you shouldn’t ignore it altogether – especially if you’re a leader. Dell r...

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How To Deal With Change


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We’re all going through massive and unprecedented change, and it can sometimes be uncertain, frustrating, frightening, and stressful. The people who deal with it best aren’t just born with that ability. They use scientifically-proven strategies to cope with, m...

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Resilience Is Not Enough


I sometimes go out to breakfast or lunch with my 20-year-old stepdaughter, Abbey. As soon as the food arrives, she – like many others of her generation – pulls out her smartphone, takes a photo, and shares it with her friends on social media (And, to her credit, she then puts away her phone fo...

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How To Get Better at Dealing With Change


We’re all going through massive and unprecedented change, and it can sometimes be uncertain, frustrating, frightening, and stressful. The people who deal with it best aren’t just born with that ability. They use scientifically-proven strategies to cope with, manage, and even embrace ch...

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Will You Lead The Change?


Over the past few weeks, I’ve spoken at events in Sydney, Melbourne, Wellington, Auckland, and Perth – and for clients in diverse industries, including banking, human resources, local government, sport, commercial property, and retail.

Despite their differences, one thing these organi...

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How Disruptable Is Your Business?



You know disruption is coming, don’t you? It’s taken down massive companies and disruptors have transformed entire industries. So it’s only a matter of time before it’s heading for you. It’s not about “if”; it’s about “when”.

How will you deal with it? Some organisations ta...

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Don’t Ignore the Live Dragons


The world is changing fast, and there are some things that are difficult to predict in our future. But that doesn’t mean you can’t foresee anything. Leaders look further into the future and see what’s lying ahead.
“It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculation...

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Read This If You’re Worried About Disruption


If I asked you to name a disruptive company – quick! – I reckon there’s a pretty good chance you would name Uber. And that’s fair enough. There’s no doubt Uber has disrupted the taxi industry – a long-established, entrenched industry that’s completely been turned upside-down by Uber...

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How Disruptable Is Your Business?


Disruption seems to come from out of the blue, catching everybody in an industry by surprise. It’s often the strongest, most stable, most well-established businesses that are the first to fall.

The bad news is you can’t predict where the disruption is going to come from — that’s outside y...

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Disruption By Design


In the past, when the world wasn’t changing as quickly, you had time to adapt, adjust, and evolve your organisation to solve new problems. Now, you need to move much faster – and disrupt yourself or be disrupted. Discover some of the tools you can use to innovate now – so you can be proa...

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