Farewell to an Inspirational Leader and Health Forum
The news in June that the 6th Asia Pacific Forum (APAC) due to be held on the Gold Coast in September this year is to be cancelled and Ko Awatea scaled back will no doubt come as a shock to many. APAC had become a fixture on the annual…
Book Review: Search Inside Yourself
Meng Tan was an engineer with Google and personal growth pioneer when he designed Search Inside Yourself as a popular tool to transform the work and personal lives of many of the brightest individuals at Google.
Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling By Edgar H Schein
One of the books talked about at this year’s International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care (IHI) held in London on 27-28 April 2017 was first published in 2013, but its message resonates even more with each passing year since then. The Humble…
Book Review: The Health Gap – The Challenge of an Unequal World
Michael Marmot’s work on the social determinants of health puts simply: That social injustice is bad for your health.
Book Review: The Seventh Sense by Joshua Cooper Ramo
Joshua Ramo believes that we are in a new revolutionary era where surprising election results, refugee waves, war against terrorists that produces more terrorists, domestic politics turning into extremism, new billion-dollar fortunes all have the same cause: networks.
Networks. The New Power
We witness shifts in power daily and sometimes through surges that take us by surprise – Brexit, Trump. A narrow view is to put the change down to the impact of technology. But this is about New Power.
Improvement Work Is About Ownership
In September this year, Kevin Hardy had the pleasure of spending some time with Dr Peter Lachman to talk about some of the ideas he is personally sharing since becoming CE of ISQua.
Leadership Skills to shape the future in Western Sydney
Part 2 of a 2 part interview: Kevin Hardy talks with Danny O’ Connor, Chief Executive of Western Sydney Local Health District. Danny discusses the leadership challenges and the leadership skills he looks for to shape the future in Western Sydney, and what he wants…
The societal impact being led by Health
Part 1 of the 2 part interview: Kevin Hardy talks with Danny O’ Connor, Chief Executive of Western Sydney Local Health District. Having moved beyond the challenges, Danny explains what failure would look like and how the Western Sydney population has changed.
Book Review: Walking Free by Munjed Al Muderis
Review by Jean Fagan Mudjed Al Muderis came from a privileged background. He went to school with Saddam Hussein’s sons and he did his medical training just as the Iran-Iraq war began. The 27 year old junior surgeon at Bagdad’s Saddam Hussein Medical Centre started…
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