Why Merit Based Board Appointments Are More Critical Than Ever Before

Appointing the right person to the board with the right skills, experience and capability has never been more important. The fallout from the Royal Commission has highlighted boards asleep at the wheel and in some cases showcased high profile failings of individual board members who have not had the required skills and experience to deal […]

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These Hot Skills are Needed in Next Generation Boardrooms

“If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money, but what I do have are a very particular set of skills. Skills I have acquired over a very long career.” – Liam Neeson, Taken It is fair to say that certain experiences across a range of careers, organisations and positions […]

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Boardrooms on Notice: Next Generation Directors Required

Boardrooms around Australia are officially on notice. The culture of the organisation and governance rests with the board. The Royal Commission has sent shock waves through the business community as every day there is a new revelation of criminal and unethical behaviour, disgraceful business and governance protocols. “Boards at the end of the day are […]

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Soundbites From The Summit: John Howard on Leadership

I was delighted to have been invited to present at the Inspiring Leadership Summit featuring some truly amazing business and thought leaders. Over the coming weeks I will share quotes, thoughts and learnings from Australia’s most influential and inspiring leaders who gathered for the Summit. The Hon. John Howard – Part 1.  John Howard has been […]

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Board of McGrath Implodes

Well it didn’t take long into 2018 for there to be the first major boardroom shakeup following the leak to the media of serial disappointing financial results and profit write-downs, leading to the mass exodus of the Board and CEO of troubled real estate business McGrath. John McGrath has stepped in as the interim Executive […]

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