You can’t improvise good leadership. Influence it. 

Jacob Workman Art Markman articulated in a recent Harvard Business Review article  “…if we want to influence other people’s behaviour, we must make desirable behaviours easy and undesirable behaviours hard.” It is not a novel concept. Yet we rarely seem to follow such simple advice in our organisations. Most of us have used online portals […]

Responding to 21st century challenges requires 21st century leadership

In 1995, the Karpin Report delivered comprehensive insight into Australia’s workplace leadership and provided recommendations on how to best develop business leaders. The report recognised the need for a robust ‘enterprise culture’ and spoke of ‘leadership competencies’ beyond traditional management. Twenty years on, how are we going? It is no secret that Australian workplaces are […]