Where I help

FIVE FAMILIAR ISSUES

I work with businesses whose problems I’ve met and helped to solve before, either in my own career or as an advisor.

Difficult times — when human and strategic issues collide and stall progress - occur in most businesses at one time or another.

These problems share root causes, but every business experiences them differently.

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Building better  leaders

Helping you and your fellow leaders build the human and strategic skills to move through the tough times and flourish.
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Getting the best from the Board

Supporting you in building and working with the Board of Directors that you and your business need.
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Agreeing strategy

Helping you develop a practical strategy to get your business from where it is today to where it needs to be.
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Resolving structural issues

Working with you to understand the optimal size and structure of your business. Helping you achieve that structure in a thoughtful, careful way.
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Getting change done

Building understanding around change. And advising you on how to find and release the human energy in your business to get it going.

My approach

‘People first’ thinking and working gets better results, faster. right arrow

A chequered past

Like you, like everyone, my working life has been a patchwork of successes and failures. right arrow

Speaking+

Mind-altering talks on the purpose of the human in business. right arrow

When to call

The toughest times in business are never just ‘business’ problems. right arrow
Giving a team the inspiration and technique to scale ideas
“Brilliant, astute, knowledgeable, and witty.

Phil grasped our business challenge with incredible speed and led us to rethink how we do business.”

SARAH MASON – CMO, COSMOS
REPAIRING A BUSINESS-CRITICAL RELATIONSHIP
“I’m not sure, but Phil might be a magician.”

JULIE BISHOP – CO-CEO, IT NATURALLY
Getting change past the post in a complicated context
“Transformational for both my personal and professional growth.”

STUART WILLIAMSON — CHIEF CORPORATE AFFAIRS OFFICER, THE JOCKEY CLUB
Instilling accountability to help a great team do great things
“Real smarts, and the external perspective we needed.

We are now securing industry standards of margin.”

NEIL CRUMP – CEO, AURORA HEALTHCARE
COMPREHENSIVE STRUCTURAL CHANGE
“Incredibly responsive and empathetic to our specific challenges and ambition.

Phil inspired and challenged our leadership team to ensure that our transformation had our people at its heart.”

Darina Garland, Co-CEO, Ooni
Enabling a Board to work to its full potential
“His years of experience allow for a highly credible, disciplined and empathic approach.

Phil offers the right balance of push and encouragement.”

VIV HSU – PARTNER, JBI
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