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Not doing risk is risky

As businesses globalise and operate in an ever more interconnected (think social) world, consumers and stakeholders can wield great power from a keyboard! Combine this with the pace of technical innovation and disruption (cyber, fintech etc) it is no surprise that traditional ways of viewing risk have started to change.

ISO31000 is a great guide for implementing risk principles

Are you responsible for your organisations compliance? In this second episode on our series on risk management, I asked Peter Holtmann, founder of HPS, about ISO31000 as a universal guideline for managing risk.

Business Excellence Awards, how does your organisation stack up?

In this episode you will hear from HPS business partner Dawn Ringrose. Dawn is Principal at Organizational Excellence Specialists. Dawn currently serves on the Global Benchmarking Network and ASQ Organizational Excellence Technical Committee. Dawn spoke to HPS about why Business Excellence matters even more and why gaining an award can make a real difference to your bottom line.

Insights into how government agencies approach risk; a fresh approach.

Continuing with our central theme around ‘Risk’, in this episode we talk with US risk specialist James (Jim) Kline about managing risk within government agencies. James shares current thinking on this and how some agencies are taking a lead in a fresh approach to viewing risk as a positive item. This is a great interview for anyone working in government who have to assess and manage risk.

Leadership Coaching; unintended outcomes for CentreCare

In this interview we share insights from CatholicCare, a provider of social services, around the leadership coaching we provided to their management team. Whilst they went into the coaching program with certain expectations they emerged with some unintended outcomes that has greatly benefited the organisation.

How to build an award winning staff recognition program to drive success!

Award winning Sydney tourism provider, Scenic World, understand the importance of empowering staff to ensure excellent customer service. Something that is core to building a successful business. Listen here to our interview with Scenic World COO Chris Zumwalt.

Part 1: Being a CEO can be Lonely; External Coaching Offers Great Support

In this two-part interview, we focus on insights from a CEO around the need for a sounding board and support in what is often a surprisingly lonely position. Listen here to the first part of our interview with Jacqui Attard, CEO of Sydney’s premier small business advisory service RealiseBusiness. Jacqui talks about how coaching from Peter and HPS has really helped support her as a CEO.

Part 2: Being a CEO can be Lonely; External Coaching Offers Great Support

In this second part of our interview with Jacqui Attard, CEO of Sydney’s premier small business advisory service RealiseBusiness. Jacqui talks about the outcomes of how coaching from Peter and HPS has really helped support her as a CEO.

Part 1: Becoming the CEO is NOT Easy and not Always Understood; Insights from the CEO Coach!

Becoming the CEO requires a very different skill set and one that needs to be developed. Often seen as the ‘celebrity’ figure CEO’s need to demonstrate leadership and avoid acting as managers. Easy to say but often misunderstood or got wrong. External coaching can play an integral role in helping support and guide the CEO. Listen here to our two-part interview with CEO leadership coach, Peter Holtmann.

Part 2: Becoming the CEO is NOT Easy and not Always Understood; Insights from the CEO Coach!

Listen here to the second part of our interview with CEO leadership coach, Peter Holtmann. Peter talks about outcomes and the role of the board in supporting the CEO.  Becoming the CEO requires a very different skill set and one that needs to be developed. Often seen as the ‘celebrity’ figure CEO’s need to demonstrate leadership and avoid acting as managers. Easy to say but often misunderstood or got wrong. External coaching can play an integral role in helping support and guide the CEO.