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The Purpose of Life is deceptively simple…
by Andrew Olivier on January 24, 2022 at 1:20 pm
Most struggle to answer the question what is the purpose of our life. The answer is actually simple – it’s to actualise ourselves. Fully. That is it. Deceptively simple. Our work with capability and that of the writings of many others, substantiate the view we are all born with a desire to fulfill our highest…Read more The Purpose of Life is deceptively simple… The post The Purpose of Life is deceptively simple… first appeared on Andrew Olivier's Blog.
Scaled Systems Leadership
by Andrew Olivier on September 20, 2020 at 9:50 pm
Network and Ecosystem Leadership Is it possible to organise complex ecosystems to achieve a shared purpose? Indeed is it possible to organise something which by nature is emergent, uncertain and comprised up of autonomous and semi-autonomous parts? Often with powerful agents? Are there clear guidelines that might help? Before addressing the two case studies of…Read more Scaled Systems Leadership The post Scaled Systems Leadership first appeared on Andrew Olivier's Blog.
Doing Good is Good Business
by Andrew Olivier on May 25, 2019 at 6:33 am
Doing Good is good business How often do you hear these words? I had an interesting meeting with the sustainability team at Pick n Pay in Rondebosch, Cape Town. I listened intently to what they were doing across a broad range of fronts; from making the company compliant with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs),…Read more Doing Good is Good Business The post Doing Good is Good Business first appeared on Andrew Olivier's Blog.
Observations for High Potentials from Career Path Feedback
by Andrew Olivier on January 18, 2019 at 9:37 pm
Read the article below first, then watch this abbreviated Career Path Appreciation feedback given to a high potential. You may want to watch as a refresher (if you have done a MCPA or CPA with me over the years) or are interested in how a practical example of the generic insights shared in this article.…Read more Observations for High Potentials from Career Path Feedback The post Observations for High Potentials from Career Path Feedback first appeared on Andrew Olivier's Blog.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia and the APRA report – a Requisite Failing
by Andrew Olivier on September 27, 2018 at 8:51 pm
APRA, Australia’s prudential regulator, recently released a scathing report on the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Coming in the midst of a Royal Commission into the Financial Sector, that has seen many in the financial services industry stumble, after the spotlight has been shone into their internal workings. The Australian Financial Review commenting on this report,…Read more Commonwealth Bank of Australia and the APRA report – a Requisite Failing The post Commonwealth Bank of Australia and the APRA report – a Requisite Failing first appeared on Andrew Olivier's Blog.