Heretics Guide To Management wins more accolades

Against thousands of submissions and some serious competition, our second book, The Heretics Guide to Management, The Art of Harnessing Ambiguity, has been recognised by the National Indie Excellence Awards. It was a finalist in the general business category for 2017. We are stoked and humbled by this recognition for our book and even more […]

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A new review of The Heretic’s Guide to Management

An excerpt from John Westworth’s review of The Heretic’s Guide to Management: “The reason I’m extolling the virtues of this book so much is that it recently helped me think through all the possible objections for a couple of projects I was pitching. And it worked like a charm – so thank you Nobel Prize […]

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Heretics Guide to Best Practices featured at PM Perspectives…

A recent article about leading complex projects was published at the PM Perspectives blog. Author Simon Harris made mention of the concept of a holding environment – a key theme of our first book, The Heretics Guide to Best Practices. …”The ‘crucial’ bit above flows from success in creating what Culmsee and Awati, in “A […]

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Heretics Guide To Management trending on Human Resources Director (HRD) Magazine

Human Resources Director Magazine (HRD) is Australia’s only magazine written for and targeted purely at the most senior HR professionals (CHRO ’s & HR Directors) and top corporate decision makers. An article of ours, entitled “Why corporate addiction to management models is damaging” has been published, which is (as we write this), the most read […]

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Paul and Kailash interviewed on ABC Radio National

ABC Radio National’s Richard Aedy interviewed Paul and Kailash for the “Best Practice” program. “The election of Donald Trump is still reverberating through cabinet offices and boardrooms around the world, partly because the prevailing wisdom was that this wasn’t going to happen. This underlines how unpredictable the world is – something that business seems to understand […]

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Announcing a new Heretics Guide book…

Hi all We are super-thrilled to announce that we have completed a new “Heretics Guide” management book. It is called The Heretics Guide to Management: The Art of Harnessing Ambiguity and will be released on ebook, paper and hardback formats in the next month or so. Many reviewers liked the writing style of our first […]

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The Heretic’s Guide shortlisted for Foreword’s 2013 Book of The Year Awards!

Foreword Reviews recently announced the finalists for their 2013 Book of The Year Awards. We’re absolutely thrilled to note that The Heretic’s Guide has been shortlisted in two categories: Business/Economics and Careers. Check out this review, published late last year, to see what they think of the book. The Foreword Reviews Awards are intended to […]

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Social complexity – a common issue in enterprise IT projects

In a recent interview, Kailash  made the following point about enterprise-scale IT projects: “Large system projects involve many stakeholders and are therefore socially complex. This complexity is reflected in the difficulties that managers encounter when attempting to build a shared understanding of a project between all stakeholders, and, based on that, a shared commitment to a […]

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