“Mistakes are a necessary evil. They aren’t evil at all. They are an inevitable consequence of doing something new and should be seen as valuable” according to Pixar’s President Ed Catmull quoted in recent Harvard Business Review article Increase Your Return on Failure. This presents a challenge when the default position for many leaders in […]
We are off and running in yet another Federal election. Currently the various press, radio, and television, are filled with the expected hubris and rhetoric from leaders and parties of all political persuasions. In Australia we operate under a version to the Westminster system where voters are electing a political party and it is the […]
In an Australian Financial Review (April 29th) article Anne Sherry former CEO of Carnival Australia and non–executive director suggested that a Royal Commission is not a good idea. A Royal Commission will not fix the culture challenges; her view is that corporations “need to do more to introduce diversity and shed male domination of their […]
A major player in Financial Services was experiencing challenges in consistently achieving financial targets, maintaining client relationships, building new business opportunities and retaining people, particularly at the team member level. Vivente strategically partnered with our client in a key initiative which benchmarked their culture. Our findings…
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