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Let’s Invest In Simple Solutions For Environmental Sustainability

A couple of things happened last week. Firstly, it rained in Auckland. A lot. And one of the...

Wellbeing Budget Ambulance At Bottom Of Cliff

The Wellbeing Budget left me uninspired and disappointed. Don’t get me wrong. There have...

Social Media Bringing Fake News To A Screen Near You

I used to work in the media. Magazine publishing to be exact. We published most of the...

The Key To A Successful Investment Pitch Presentation

Over the years I have attended plenty of ‘pitches’ from people seeking to raise money...

Leave Your Phones Behind, And Have A Chat To The People Beside You

I’ve been thinking about the future of communication. Not as it relates to technologies,...

The Importance Of An Accessible & Approachable Leader

OPINION: I recently spent a couple of days at a resort hotel in the Pacific Islands. Apart from...

Youthful Enthusiasm Or Knowledge And Experience – I’ll Take Both Please

Late last year I wrote a column calling for an end to throwing older workers on the scrapheap. In...

Dear Government – Please Spend Our Money Wisely

Government seems to be impacting our lives today more than ever before. At both a local and...

Imagine A World Where Banks Actually Helped Us

OPINION: Banks have been back in the spotlight this last week. With the release of the final...

Another Year Over … A New One Just Begun

Towards the end of last year, I was approached by TVNZ’s breakfast programme for my views on the...

Become Good At Managing Millennials – Or They Will End Up Managing You

Despite having lived with rapid change throughout my executive career, I continue to be surprised...

The Importance Of An Accessible & Approachable Leader

OPINION: I recently spent a couple of days at a resort hotel in the Pacific Islands. Apart from...

Youthful Enthusiasm Or Knowledge And Experience – I’ll Take Both Please

Late last year I wrote a column calling for an end to throwing older workers on the scrapheap. In...

Are You Planning To Make An Impact As A Leader In 2019?

I love a challenge. That’s one reason why for the past 30 years I’ve taken on CEO roles that many...

What Defines A Great Leader?

The Best Leaders Don’t Shout   The best leaders don’t shout, but they do communicate. The best...

Five Ways For Businesses To Prepare For The Next Financial Crisis

Is The Next Financial Crisis On It’s Way? The world’s sharemarkets have had a bumpy...

No Room For Rotten Apples – Fletcher Building Is No Exception

The character of an organisation will usually reflect the character of the person or people...

You Are Only As Good As Your Weakest Link – Even Air New Zealand

Have you ever noticed how Air New Zealand, once we’re all crammed into the cabin and ready...

The Job, The Kids, The Wife & Me

It is the biggest and busiest week of your life. The week when your first child is born. Twenty...

First Day Blues? Not Here!

Yesterday my daughter started her first real job.  She’s 21 and is in the final throes of her...