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We’ve Got Some Exciting News!

We’re very excited to be supporting Google’s phenomenal mindful-leadership training program “Search Inside Yourself” in New Zealand for the very first time!   “Search Inside Yourself ” is Google’s most popular, oversubscribed and highly rated development program in their history. It’s an innovative 2-day course that provides science-based skills to transform work and leadership. It’s been featured in the New York Times, Fast Company and Wired Magazine and …

2nd Road’s CEO to Join Roger Martin in the Panel Discussion at the 2015 Business Influentials Series

Roger Martin is speaking at the 2015 Business Influentials series in Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney this July. Roger is the Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management and the Premier’s Chair in Productivity & Competitiveness. His influential work on Design Thinking, Integrative Thinking, Strategy Innovation and Competitiveness and Prosperity has made him one of the most respected and in-demand strategy advisers worldwide. Roger is …

The Business Influentials welcomes Gary Hamel to Australia this December!

The influential and iconoclastic business guru, Gary Hamel will put forward his impassioned plea to Australian leaders to REINVENT MANAGEMENT in two exclusive full-day seminars across Melbourne and Sydney. Listed by The Journal of Business Strategy as one of the 20th century’s most influential business thinkers, Hamel’s groundbreaking concepts have transformed business strategies and management practices around the world. An authority on innovative management, Hamel has proven to be an instrumental force …

We Need To Change How We Change

“The only thing that can be safely predicted is that sometime soon your organisation will be challenged to change in ways for which there are no precedent.” – Gary Hamel Today’s organisations are already facing a set of challenges, which are truly unprecedented: Rapid and unrelenting innovation, fueling competition Hundred year-old business models rendered irrelevant overnight Entry barriers tumbling as disruptive innovations become more frequent

How Do You Measure Performance In Management?

Marcus Buckingham, the founder of TMBC presented a commentary on what defines performance in management in his recent Harvard Business Review post ‘Trouble with the Curve? Why Microsoft is Ditching Stack Rankings’.   Microsoft’s announcement that it was doing away with its historic ‘stack ranking’, and even more surprisingly, it’s decision to discontinue measuring performance through ratings, prompted Buckingham to examine why? What is failing in performance management systems that …