Artificial Intelligence: Its effect on the workforce now and in the future

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The future of the enterprise in the digital age is more perplexing today than it has ever been! Take for example the hype around Artificial Intelligence (AI) – are we now on a path to building machines that will ultimately make humanity obsolete?! Read more

How to stop waiting and start leading a career that works for you

In the last article (article one of three) I suggested a number of things you could do if you were feeling stuck in a career rut.  All of those suggestions were intended to do one thing for you – get you much more curious.  Remember curiosity kick starts change!  In this article I will help you work out what to do with all of this curiosity. Read more

“Is this store legit?” – How trustmarks can help online retailers build trust among consumers

female using credit card for online shoppingWhen was the last time you made a purchase online? More importantly, did you feel “edgy” or concerned at any time about your privacy, the security of your credit card details, or the fulfillment of the transaction? Maybe not so much if this was a purchase on Amazon, Gumtree, or a website of a bricks-and-mortar store that you visit. But what if this was a deal on a foreign e-commerce website, a pure-play online retailer … would you trust a “stranger”? Read more

Why companies need leaders who lead digitally

With an alarming trend that sees a disconnect between the C-suite and middle managers with 59% of CEOs pushing digitally decision-making down the organisation* there is a growing need for leaders who can lead digitally.  Increasing the capacity to tap into smarter decision making by optimising operations of both emerging technologies and legacy systems can enhance organisational and career outcomes. Read more

Leadership, Coaching, Slavery, Supply Chains, Venture Capital, and Family: A Conversation with Revel Gordon

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Revel Gordon is one of the featured speakers at the QUT Leadership Coaching Conference: Crossing Boundaries on 22-23 November in Brisbane. In the world of executive coaching, Revel is established as an expert executive and team coach working with organisations like Google, Atlassian and Novartis. Read more

Hacking with Arun Pradhan: How to learn and lead when the world is moving very fast

Arun Pradhan

Arun Pradhan will be facilitating an intense hackathon to attack a big industry challenge.

I spoke with Arun Pradhan about his background and what he intends to share in his presentation at the QUT Leadership Coaching Conference: Crossing Boundaries in Brisbane on 22-23 November.  Arun is a self-confessed geek with an enthusiasm for emerging technologies. Read more

Aaron McEwan: What can the Avengers tell us about leadership in the 21st Century?

Aaron McEwan is a coaching psychologist and the Vice President, Research and Advisory for Gartner’s HR Practice in Australia and New Zealand. I spoke with Aaron about his passions and to get some insights about his upcoming presentation at the QUT Leadership Coaching Conference in Brisbane on 22-23 November. Aaron’s work and life are consumed with influencing different people in different ways. Read more

Collaboration in Top Teams: A ‘PROPHETable’ Conversation with Katherine Tulpa

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Katherine Tulpa, featured speaker at the Leadership Coaching Conference “Crossing Boundaries”,  has a fascination with different cultures, and finds both personal and professional joy in working with executive teams that operate on a global scale.

QUT is welcoming Katherine Tulpa as a featured speaker for the Leadership Coaching Conference on 22-23 November. I recently sat down with Katherine near her home in Kings Cross in London.  We talked about why she decided to travel down under from London to talk at the Conference. Read more

Crossing Boundaries Between Sport and Business: Global Stories

Associate Professor Ian Renshaw and Dr Adam Gorman

Associate Professor Ian Renshaw and Dr Adam Gorman will be speaking at the ‘Crossing Boundaries’ Leadership Coaching Conference.

QUT’s Leadership Coaching Conference on 22 and 23 November features two speakers from QUT’s Faculty of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. I spent a fascinating hour with Associate Professor Ian Renshaw and Dr Adam Gorman talking about how they are going to tackle the ‘Crossing Boundaries’ theme in the Conference. Read more

The Art of Lingering in Leadership and Coaching – A Conversation with Reinhard Stelter

Professor Reinhard Stelter

Professor Reinhard Stelter reflects on the theme “Crossing Boundaries” and the time around the fall of the Berlin Wall

Leaders increasingly operate uncharted territory characterised by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity – the VUCA world. Rapid decision making is expected in response to rapid change. Read more