Articles written By Robert Gordon
Robert consults and facilitates reviews to a diverse portfolio of boards, mentors corporate executives and presents to universities and conferences. He has 20 years of global experience delivering programs, consulting and mediating conflict in corporate settings. Robert Gordon has a Masters in Counselling, focussed on organisational psychology with a dissertation on workplace stress. Robert has expertise in EQ, communication, mindfulness, workplace resilience and boardroom best practice. He has completed numerous “train-the-trainer” qualifications and is a graduate of AICD’s International program (UAE). Robert has also been in clinical psychology practice in a maximum-security prison.
Can Boardroom Leadership Meet the Challenges of the Future?
Leadership remains the biggest challenge of all for 2013 and beyond. – World Economic Forum Global Agenda Outlook There’s never been more commentary on the challenges facing planet earth (and organisations and boardrooms) than we find entering the 21st century. Humanity is challenged to lift its adaptability index massively. Corporates are more adaptable than governments and are ideally positioned to globally and locally confront the world’s most pressing issues. The boardroom is at the epicenter of corporate action.
Mindfulness in the Australian Boardroom – Do Less and Accomplish More!
Mindfulness has made big inroads into the executive space but it’s yet to gain serious traction in the Australian boardroom. That’s not surprising, given the conservative nature of the boardroom. The main reason is that directors are generally unaware of the value proposition, personally and collectively. Meanwhile, offshore, there is a global revolution in process – Mindfulness is being advocated by high profile business leaders and adopted by elite corporate organisations, business schools and medical institutions.