About the Author
Nicholas has been a director, business leader and consultant for over 30 years. He is chief executive officer of Insync, a former partner of KPMG and non-executive chairman of Ansvar Insurance. He co-founded Board Benchmarking and Gender Worx. Nicholas is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) and a member of the Australian Human Resource Institute's (AHRI) Research Panel.
“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.”
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..."
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."
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