Not to think like us,
but to think with us.
VeraSage Institute is the most revolutionary think tank for professional knowledge firms—we challenge the professions to break free of practice methods that hurt the professions, undermine their purposes, and fail their clients.
Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world.
“We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. So we’re building here a clearinghouse that offers free knowledge and inspiration from the world’s most inspired thinkers, and also a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other.”
Results Only Work Environment (ROWE) is a management strategy in which employees are evaluated strictly on performance, rather than merely presence in an office or at a worksite. Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson founded CultureRx to spread the idea of ROWE to help employees juggle families, careers, and life’s other demands. Their newly redesigned website will assist them in spreading information about the viability of ROWE in modern work environments.
Dr Adam Fraser is one of Australia’s leading educators, researchers and thought leaders in the area of human performance!
He helps employees and leaders be aware of how they “Show up” and can affect the culture and productivity of their organisation. He is obsessed with helping people be more engaged with their work to improve both the bottom line of the business and the well-being of their employees.
Despite our intentions, why do we so often fail to act in our own best interests? What are the forces that influence our behaviour? Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology & Behavioral Economics at Duke University, is dedicated to answering these questions and others in order to help people live more sensible – if not rational – lives.
The Management Innovation eXchange (MIX) is an open innovation project aimed at reinventing management for the 21st century. The premise: while “modern” management is one of humankind’s most important inventions, it is now a mature technology that must be reinvented for a new age. Current management practices emphasize control, discipline and efficiency above all else — and that’s a problem. To thrive in the 21st century, organizations must be adaptable, innovative, inspiring and socially accountable.
Lawyers Weekly is the leading authoritative source of independent news, analysis and opinion about the business of law in Australia. John is often quoted in reports and has written numerous expert opinion pieces, analysing of the issues impacting on the business of firms.
The New Lawyer
The New Lawyer provides a cross section of state, national and international news and issues for leaders, thinkers and doers in the legal profession. John often provides comment and articles for publication.
“Adding Value to the Business of Law” ALPMA is the peak professional association for legal practice managers in Australasia. Our members include Practice Managers, senior executives, specialist managers (like HR, Marketing & Finance), Managing Partners and sole practitioners.
Leo Cussen Institute is a not-for-profit body that aims to continue to strengthen and support the administration of justice and the legal system by providing high quality education, training, and professional development in legal practice and the law.
John regularly presents to CPD & training sessions including their Senior Associates Program.
PPS is the world’s only professional society dedicated to pricing training and education. Our mission is to nurture a growing community of pricing professionals while staying committed to disseminating pricing expertise throughout the business world. We provide pricing professionals with current strategies, market trends, analysis, research and resources from today’s leading pricing experts and technology.
The Law Council of Australia speaks on issues of national and international importance, federal law and the operation of federal courts and tribunals. Law Council, with the help of its constituent bodies and Sections, also presents major events such as the biennial Australian Legal Convention, and organises seminars, workshops and conferences on a wide range of legal issues.
ACLA’s mission statement and primary objective is to be, and be recognised as, the leading association in Australia for the advancement and better understanding of the practice of law in the corporate and government sectors by members and the public.In-house lawyers constitute approx 30% of the total Australian legal profession or about 14,000 practitioners, making ACLA’s role as the ‘voice of in-house lawyers’ a vital one for the furthering and advancement of the profession.
APSMA began life as the Australasian Law Firm Marketing Association – well known in the professional services sector as ALFMA. It’s only in the last 15 years that professional services marketing has come into its own as a serious marketing discipline. APSMA provides a forum for the sharing of ideas and experience, building a community to facilitate personal development, encourages and provides continuing education, training and professional development for members to support each stage of their career