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  • What I'm listening to this month

    What I’m listening to right now:
  • What's hot on my reading list

    What I’ve read this month: 1.    One of the brightest sparks in my fortnight is when the Future Crunch newsletter lands in my inbox. Future Crunch...
  • On failure

    Some recent realisations I've had on professional failure after yes, I copped what I felt was a pretty big one in my military career. I found them ...
  • The gladhanding *could* do you some good

    One of the interesting ‘inside’ aspects of politics is the process of organizing those visits you see on TV. You know the ones – where the pollie i...
  • Announcing: webinar

    I'm following up my presentation at the Australian Regional Development Conference today with a little webinar featuring my six top tools to access...
  • The five lessons I've learnt from a year in business

    It’s coming up on a year since I took the plunge and went out on my own. I’ve built a team with the lovely Matt Evans, worked with some phenomenal ...
  • Please, disagree with me

    Post election, a close friend was talking to me recently about political accountability. The 24 hour media cycle has made many of our pollies so te...
  • Government partnerships in a new policy world

    Last week I made some predictions on the election and boy was I wrong. I’d guessed Labor to pick up six-odd Coalition seats – not a whitewash, bu...
  • Three reasons lobbying is a dying art

    Lobbying is a dying industry. I said this last week and I know it might upset some of my friends in the industry (sorry not sorry) – but I firmly b...