The old strategy "to do" list won’t provide you with the competitive edge that is required in the times of unprecedented change that we are experiencing. The practices that created success yesterday won’t necessarily create success today.Read More
We’ve heard it time and time again, we are dealing with unprecedented times of change. The factors that created success yesterday don’t necessarily create success today. Business as usual does not suffice. Richard Foster of Yale University says that “in the next 10years 40% of the Fortune 500 Companies will be gone”. So, the biggest risk then is not a downturn in loss of profits for the quarter, its non-existence altogether.Read More
For Public Organisations, or any business in fact, it is so easy to get caught up in the hamster wheel of busy-ness. The inherent problem with this though is the ability to lose sight of where they are, what will happen along the way and the vision of the future that drives them forward.Read More
When we start to challenge business as usual and the ‘way we do things around here’, alternative futures can be revealed, like hidden worlds coming into view. We move from this idea of the default future, one future as an extension of now, to many.Read More
You can now read my latest report created for NDS Queensland (National Disability Services QLd)- Futures of Disability and Communities: Creating alternative and preferred futures with the six pillars approach.Read More
Will Rural Health Care Make the Shift in Time?
The nature of life in the classic Australian rural town is changing, and fast. Where once the farm and the family formed the centre of life and the community, now family-run farms find it hard to survive as a consequence of an ageing population and the young leaving to study and find work elsewhere.