Reflecting on COVID-19 and its extra-ordinary power to stop business as usual, a colleague recently said “You know deep down, we have all been calling for this.”  Perhaps not exactly...

Fear is contagious.  ….  So is trust. If you have been into a supermarket over the past week you may well be asking yourself: What’s going on with people? The supplies on the...

Failure to communicate openly can be a real problem for teams and working relationships.  In the absence of direct communication, indirect communication usually results. A culture of gossip, high unexplained...

Have you ever given or received an apology that had a powerful and transformative impact? Of late we've been working with organisations committed to making full and wholehearted apologies. A heartfelt apology can...

“We Are An Organisation At War With Ourselves”  “We are an organisation at war with ourselves.”   When a courageous leader expressed these words in a recent workshop the whole room paid attention. ...

With the murder of 50 Muslim members of the Christchurch community, the realities of hate crimes, have been brought closer to home than we are accustomed to.  Those of us...

Barnaby Joyce is not the first politician or leader to be blindsided by the consequences that come with using power poorly.  It seems that for many years, peers, directs and...