It’s Not Personal – it’s just (Family) Business

By Jon Lindsay, TEC Chair Consistently voted as one of the greatest movies of all time, The Godfather is a goldmine of business and leadership lessons. The movie highlights many of the biggest issues facing any family business, in particular the tension between “business” and “family” and even more acutely between the founder and the next generations.[…] more

Stress. Is it due to your fears?

By Harvey Martin, TEC Chair – I was reflecting on Andrew Dick’s article a few weeks ago regarding stress—how he talked about being self-aware of stress and the impact it was has on you. ‘The only way to get something done right, is to do it myself!’ One of the most common reasons for stress, is the fear that ‘Unless I do the job. It won’t be done correctly.’ […] more

Superhero or Servant leader – You chose!

By Jon Lindsay, TEC Chair – Are you a servant leader or a superhero? A bit of both perhaps? If so, which gives you more fulfillment as a leader? And which role is better for the long term sustainability of your organisation? […] more

There’s no shortcut to a great executive team

By Richard Appleby, TEC Chair Building a strong executive team is no easy feat. The dynamic within the team will set the tone for the organisation as a whole and is ultimately responsible for driving a company’s growth. Likewise, CEOs have to be sure they are developing strong working relationships with every one of their executive team. […] more