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17 June 2014

How Amazon introduced me to the Stoics

I first discovered the ancient Roman Emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius a few years ago now. Browsing at Unity Books, (Auckland’s best book-shop), with time to kill and a mind... Read more...

13 May 2014

Ray’s motto for maintaining perspective when things go wrong…

Who is Ray you might ask? Well he’s many things; the much loved rescue pet of our CEO and his family, and our sometimes office dog. Ray is a born... Read more...

22 April 2014

Life Balance, and a New Angle on Integrity

I’m not a fan of the term “Work/Life Balance”. I want to begin by restating this concept simply as “Life Balance”. Let’s dispense with the word “Work” right up front.... Read more...

4 April 2014

Teaching Ethics to Eight Year Olds

I’ve recently started teaching ethics to my 8 year old daughter’s class. Up until the last few years, if you had a kid at a NSW state primary school who... Read more...

13 March 2014

Business Planning – A chance to review performance management

As you enter the annual business planning cycle, it’s worth recalling the old adage that ‘what gets measured gets done’, making it critically important that a performance management framework tangibly... Read more...

Recent Posts

When it Comes to Talent, Don’t Confuse Speed with Velocity

Do you remember much from your High School Physics? If you’re... Read More

05th August 2020

If you want to increase diversity don’t recruit with an ideal candidate in mind.

We have written before that in our line of work we... Read More

31st July 2020

Turning to the Stoic Philosophers in Covid Times

I first discovered the ancient Roman Emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius... Read More

29th July 2020

Talent budgets are tight. Time to get back to basics.

Many HR teams are winning high praise for the role they... Read More

08th July 2020

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