Entries by Phillip

TAKEONEDAY 2016 – Auckland, NZ

ONE DAY IS ALL IT TAKES TO KEEP GETTING BETTER. ***EARLY BIRD TICKETS CLOSE IN 5 DAYS*** TAKEONEDAY 2016 is about Building Collaborative Cultures. Collaboration lies at the heart of so much that matters to leaders and organisations today. Successful innovation, enterprise leadership, partnerships, community development. And not forgetting the primary objective of delivering the best […]

A simple tool that may just save you

Why this conversation is important: At no time in the last two decades of supporting leaders and teams to become high performing and healthy (i.e. an enabling culture), have I found more people working harder, for longer and under more pressure to be all things to all people. I predict that we will soon reach a threshold of ‘enough is enough‘ […]

What can we learn from ANZ and Jordan Belfort?

ANZ Last Friday the Australian Financial Review revealed allegations made against ANZ by some traders in its global markets division about the bank’s apparent tolerance for alcohol, drugs and strip clubs. They are claiming millions in damages for an alleged toxic culture at the bank that led to their behaviour. From the bank’s perspective, the two traders […]

TAKEONEDAY Conference – Auckland

I’m just back from the annual TakeON! conference “TAKEONEDAY” hosted by OnBrandPartners yesterday in Auckland, New Zealand. Again it was a rich and impactful day with 150+ people in attendance. The theme was the power of ‘conversation for good’ and was a day of connection, collaboration and partnership. Sessions included the sharing of a powerful case study […]

Join us at TakeON! Conference 2015

TakeOneDay! To transform your thinking, empower your business and deepen your connections through conversation. TAKEONEDAY is about the power of ‘conversation for good’. A day of exciting connection, collaboration and, working in partnership. Share in an outstanding case study never before heard. Empower change in your organisation. Explore the new ways of working, such as digital […]

Human Synergistics Conference 2015 – Registrations Open

Registrations for the 17th Australian Conference on Culture & Leadership are now open! Register Today This year HS invites you to join them as they showcase the critical role constructive cultures and effective leadership play in achieving strategic business outcomes. Speakers will discuss how to challenge conventional wisdom and build mindsets around the role of culture in supporting […]

Are you a ‘Know it All’?

The Seduction There is a lot of pressure on managers to know a lot of things. Competence is king. It is the vehicle we hitch our wagon to in order to gain climbing rights up the corporate hierarchy. We shower praise on those who seem to know best. Heck, if they really know their stuff […]

Our Top 10 Insights – Teams and Executions

Happy New Year! I hope you had an enjoyable and restful break. I have had a good break with lots of rest, recreation and reflection! One of my reflections was that I have now been working with leaders and teams for two decades now. And in that time, I have worked with literally 100s of […]

FREE WEBINAR: Learn to Love Change in October

Working in the new world where change never stops is the subject of the next TakeON! webinar on 30 Sept/1 Oct For three decades, less than 40 per cent of ALL change projects have been successful. In this half-hour webinar, we’ll share the common-sense TakeON! approach for getting everyone to embrace a business that is different […]

Dr Peter Sandman: Building skill and knowledge in effective engagement

FIREUP Coaching is very proud to be bringing to Australia the world expert in outrage management and risk communication, Dr Peter Sandman. To give you a bit of context FIREUP Coaching  is on the panel for a number of large government departments (DEPI, Department of Health, Ambulance Victoria and DHS) who utilise them for providing specialist […]