A majority of one

Australia’s new federal government now officially has a parliamentary majority of one after the final seat was decided by just 37 votes. It seems politics in Australia is now a game of inches, no doubt true also of the Olympics which are about to begin in Rio. Presumably the level of motivation and organisation for […]

Early morning thoughts on hype versus strategy

Hype is a danger to leadership because it can become organisational doublespeak – sounding excited becomes compulsory regardless of results. Hype is no substitute for strategy. In fact talking it up can obscure the reality that nothing is happening. #faithnotfake There’s a place for speaking positively about what will happen to create an atmosphere of […]