This life of ours can feel somewhat like we've lost our way at times. Drowning in the click bait, the fake news, the sound bites, the easy and lazy, the noise of news feeds and social feeds, no wonder we're a new breed of humans - anxious, depressed, diseased with busyness, desperate for communion amidst the hyper connection.Read More
Ploughing through the headlines around AMP’s current scandals and not to my surprise you come across two fairly scathing ones, “Catherine Brenner’s departure won’t stop the on-going damage to AMP”, in the Australian Financial Review on 30 April 2018, and “AMP Fighting For Its Survival”, in the Sydney Morning Herald in 2003.Read More
Safe Work Australia reports that stress costs Australian businesses more than $10 billion per year. And research suggests the direct financial impact on Australian business of mental health issues is in the vicinity of $11 billion every year due to absenteeism and reduced productivity from unwell workers*. These are hard hitting statistics.Read More
Tim Leberecht’s words on a more humane workplace. Sounds like a more more humane world to us!
Tomorrow’s leaders must know how to use vulnerability, mystery, and wonder to create a more human enterprise. But our resistance to romance in business is a huge mistake. Most employees worldwide feel disconnected at work and disenchanted with what they do.Read More
For Tim Leberecht, aka The Business Romantic, it’s within the organisational context that beauty is most needed. Tim was one of the mainstage speakers at the TEDSummit in Banff, Canada in 2016. His talk on “the four principles of beautiful organisations” was received with a standing ovation.Read More
It’s a rare thing, a theatre packed with leaders, people responsible for people in huge corporations, human resources professionals and coaches, all presenting themselves, open to vulnerability – open to becoming half a shade braver.Read More