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Lessons we should learn from COVID-19 impacts

With a globalised COVID-19 virus killing hundreds of thousands of people, creating massive economic disruption, and heightening geopolitical tensions – the world seems to be a more fragile place. Yet, there are lessons we can take from this pandemic. Learnings which can make us stronger, more resilient, and more realistic. In this article, I will […]

How to Restructure Your Way Out of Trouble

If you are a leader in any organisation, large or small, now is your moment. Now is a time to ensure survival, manage towards recovery, enhance the organisation’s resilience, and operate with more effectiveness than your enterprise might ever have done. For many of you, achieving these aspirations will require a restructure, and this short […]

A Survival Strategy for Extreme Economic Turbulence

Markets are suffering, the world is in a state of high anxiety, supply chains are being disrupted and many companies are already being driven into deep losses. In short, we are in a period of extreme market turbulence. So, how do we lead our organisations through the crisis? Fortunately, the world does have plenty of […]

Organisational Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

If you are concerned that your organisation might prove to be “fragile” in the face of sudden shifts in markets, financing or customer behaviour – then you are not alone. An uncertain world We live in a world where geopolitical tensions are a fact of life, where trade tensions are actually unresolved, where natural disasters […]

Making your business resilient to economic fluctuations

‘The Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows the economy grew by 2.3 per cent over the year and 0.2 per cent in the December quarter – below market expectations and well short of Reserve Bank forecasts of 0.6 per cent (1). ‘Business conditions suffered their biggest monthly fall since the global financial crisis over December […]

The Problem with New Year’s Resolutions

As last year came to a close and the new one is upon us, we reach the inevitable introspection that leads to pondering our New Year’s resolutions. We review the ledger of the good, the bad and the indifferent. On the outcome of this scale we decide whether the year was positive or one of […]