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“People and businesses with a clear sense of purpose are better equipped to make decisions, to lead and to be successful in their chosen endeavour.”

Peter Nash
National Chairman, KPMG Australia

"I am delighted to write the Foreword to this book because the 7 Business Habits gel so strongly with my own experience... This book provides a simple and clear message – if you want to increase your organisation’s performance, adopt and live the 7 Business Habits."

Dr Brian McNamee AO
former CEO and Managing Director of CSL

"... To be successful we need to harness the energy of one team. The 7 Business Habits provides a guide to achieve this..."

Karen Wood
President, BHP Billiton and
previously President, Human Resources

"Thanks, Nicholas, for teaching us about the power of Guidance and Positioning Statements. With the clarity of an effective organisational GPS, we can all be more successful as leaders in creating high performing organisations."

Ken Blanchard
Co-author of The One Minute Manager®
and Leading at a Higher Level

"Nicholas Barnett’s book provides a simple but clear framework and some key tools that should help many organisations develop their company’s aspirations, purpose and values and simple ways to measure success during the journey."

Peter Wilson AM
National President & Chairman, Australian Human Resources Institute

More About Nicholas

Nicholas is passionate about helping individuals, teams and organisations to reach their full potential. He is an author, speaker and expert media commentator in relation to governance, organisation culture, risk and gender diversity. He has written three books on leadership, culture, engagement and transformational change.

Nicholas (Nick) Barnett is available to provide practical advice in relation to all the matters covered by his books. This includes managing entire projects, facilitating workshops, conducting focus groups and speaking at events.

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