People talk of ‘change’, but what does it really mean? In the past, the knowledge and experience of ‘the old’ was the best instruction for ‘the young’.
According to Edelman PR, ‘Trust’ is a commodity businesses not only MUST possess, but an attribute businesses can capitalise on to be more successful.
It used to be the custom that Japanese parents gave young people who were about to be married a ‘pillow book’. This was a small volume of wood-block prints, showing all the details of sexual intercourse. It spared parents the embarrassment of having to explain ‘the facts of life’ face-to-face.
Yugen is a Japanese word that sits at the core of the appreciation of beauty and art in Japan. It values the power to evoke, rather than the ability to state directly.
We’re forever chasing the dream. Nirvana. Perfection. Happiness. That place that lies over the hill, just out of sight, but [somehow] still in view.
When it comes to attracting, keeping, and making teams out of talented people, money alone won’t do it. Talented people want to be part of something that they can believe in; something that confers meaning on their work and on their lives; something that involves a vision. The kind of vision that offers people a chance to do work that makes a difference.
Conscious Capitalism Australia’s CEO Kate Walker identifies some key conscious businesses currently operating and doing amazing things here in Australia.
I find the whole concept of ‘work-life balance’ problematic. If you don’t design your life, someone else willand you may not like their idea of balance.
Talk is cheap. Which is why most companies these days have a written and documented Vision, Mission, and set of Values that is not lived and breathed by its people. Most company Vision, Mission and Values sit on a plague in reception, lie on the company website, and appear in the annual report. And that’s […]
James Sheffield, CommBank GM, is among a growing number of execs making a shift towards more values-based leadership. “Compassion isn’t about being soft… “