Diversity New Zealand Ltd and Philip Patston

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PHILIP’S BLOG: To choose the life I want to lead: submission to the Productivity Commission

This is the submission I made recently to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into More Effective Social Services, in response to Chapter 11: Client choice and empowerment. Submissions closed in June.

19 July 2015

I THINK DIFFERENTLY: Crutches help Cate Grace to business success

Originally posted on I Think Differently:
Source: Sunday Star Times Rheumatoid arthritis has not stopped Cate Grace from becoming a top personal trainer and inspirational business leader. For many people, a…

14 June 2015


Originally posted on I Think Differently:
Source: Satan’s Little Helper Satan’s Little Helper is a reformed sinner, on a quest to cut a break for good souls who keep getting…

26 May 2015

Humans need not apply

Originally posted on melt your mind:
This video isn’t about how automation is bad — rather that automation is inevitable. It’s a tool to produce abundance for little effort. We…

25 April 2015

Resignations & employment

There will always be circumstances in which employees will choose to resign and leave immediately. However, I think it’s an important indicator of the healthiness of employment relationships and organisational culture. Anyone in a leadership position who dismisses it as the fault of the employee does so at their own — and their organisation’s — peril.

7 February 2015

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