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Democratising Leadership

Reading Time: 3 minutes for introduction article; 20 minutes for Whitepaper (linked)

The past few years have seen the rise of social movements, with their pace, traction and impact indicating that traditional constructs of power, leadership and authority are no longer durable and that as a concept, they have been decoupled. In our latest white paper, Maximus propose the requirement for organisations to distribute accountability, unlock emotional commitment and ignite activism within the collective if they are to thrive in the new world.

Antifragility: The Black Swan Antidote

Reading Time: 3 minutes

The Coronavirus pandemic is the black swan event of our times. In his book, Antifragile, Nassim Nicholas Taleb sets the scene for understanding that the subsequent turmoil of black swan events is caused by fragility; and cultivating antifragility is the antidote.


Reinvention: The Power and Necessity of an Abundance Mindset

Reading Time: 5 minutes

During tough times, effective leaders make a quick and essential transition from crisis response to a positive reimagination of the organisation.

Stop Feeding The Swans: Initial Lessons for Leaders From COVID-19

Reading Time: 4 minutes

As black-swan events go, COVID-19 is a pterodactyl – a mega event that threatens to blow up global economic drivers, known production paradigms, trade agreements, market values, our concept of critical industries and much more.

Maximus Maps a Path to Lead Out of COVID-19

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In the emerging field of post-pandemic leadership, Maximus has identified three expected corporate phases of operation we can expect to see in the coming days, weeks, if not months…
For the record, the first is over.

Forging Real Leaders for the Future

Reading Time: 10 minutes

The future demands a new leader who inspires and trusts confidently turns toward technological change.

Maximus explores why…

By the people, for the people, of the people

Reading Time: 10 minutes

The eye-popping success of the multi-billion-dollar enterprise software company Atlassian can largely be credited to the cultural foundation that has been built in the way they treat both staff and customers.

The decision to share with the world the people playbook, detailing how it’s done, has been another masterstroke. Maximus talks to Dom Price, Atlassian’s inspiring work futurist, to discover more.

The Long Walk: Human Purpose Stripped Bare

Reading Time: 6 minutes

We meet Agustin Chavez, reflect on his inspiring walk from Melbourne to Sydney and discover the purpose behind it.

How to Build a Sustainable Organisation

Reading Time: 6 minutes

Economic growth, as we know it, is not sustainable for the world’s resources. Business leaders can play pivotal roles in driving a more balanced human and universally prosperous economy as part of future-proofing their organisations and the lives of those to come.

The Focus to Excel

Reading Time: 6 minutes

Meet James Chapman, one of the dynamic leaders inside Maximus. Not so long ago he was an Olympic rower – twice over – and won a silver medal at the 2012 London Games.

Like many of the exceptional people within Maximus, it is his attitude and human qualities that set him apart. The mindset for performance and the choices required of elite athletes offer lessons for the corporate world. Here, he shares some of them.

The Right Blend: The Role of Technology in Learning

Reading Time: 6 minutes

In a world where use is chooser, how can organisations elevate the learning experience for employees?

Mobilising People in the Age of Disruption

Reading Time: 15 minutes

Deep within each organisation is a living, evolving organism. Natalie Filatoff delves into the latest Maximus whitepaper Curating Culture: Mobilising People in the Age of Disruption and explores the force that is culture.

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