People & Community

My family…two boys with two girls

I had the opportunity this weekend to attend a parents’ symposium at my daughter’s school.  The event allowed me to immerse myself into the valuable insights and learnings from experienced…

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Champions of change

A recent article pondered whether there needed to be a Chief Change Officer (CCO) embedded in organisations to support the monumental amount of change being introduced and to ensure organisations…

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In Dry July, ponder. . .does a glass of wine a day really keeps the doctor away?

The old adage of ‘a glass of red wine a day keeps the doctor away’ is certainly convenient for those of us who are connoisseurs of the popular fermented grape…

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Partnering for success

Today we announced our new partners for 2015, a firm record of 51 new partners and executive directors reflecting the firm’s business growth and market confidence. Again this year, the…

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What about women in mining?

We want inclusive workplaces where all are welcome and feel included. Regardless of colour, religion, sexual preferences or gender. Or, for that matter, even if you have a strange sense…

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Identity: more than the colour of your skin

I am often asked about my Aboriginal heritage. “But you don’t look Aboriginal,” they say. “So how come you identify as Aboriginal?” The truth is my Aboriginal heritage isn’t something…

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It’s time to stop avoiding the topic…

We had been avoiding the discussion for months. We thought that it was going to be stressful. We foresaw the need for painful compromise. But the clock was ticking, and…

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Fluid and mobile: the future of work

The future of work is about more than technical skills with the workplace of the future being both fluid and mobile. People will timeshift and the workplace will be more…

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Vale Matthew Glenn Myles Stutsel

As I left the service I thought that one of the most important aspects of the human condition is how unique we all are. It will be my abiding thought of Matthew.

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Productivity: are you a Mark Zuckerberg, a Steve Jobs . . . or an ET?

All of us are called upon to make decisions every day. Hundreds of decisions; decisions we are probably not even aware we are making.

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On secondment in Nhulunbuy: why maths matters

I’ve been in Nhulunbuy (aka Gove) in north eastern Arnhem Land on secondment with Jawun. It has been an excellent experience for me so far – full of new people, cultures,…

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Let the games begin!

Recruiting the right people for any business is difficult, but when the applicants add up to about 10,000 and you only have a few hundred places to offer, finding the…

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Stomping on stereotypes

In the news last week was the report of eight year old Sophia Trowe a young girl from Middlesex who posted a letter to Clarkes shoes on her mum’s twitter account…

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