Ben Watts

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Ben is an experienced and forward-thinking leader specialising in functional business structures and people performance techniques. With twenty years’ experience managing large ASX listed corporates across multiple industries, Ben adds depth and experience to our clients' strategy solutions, truly providing a commercial result for their investment.
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Step outside your bubble

As I started packing my bag for the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition last night (the largest Human Resource conference in the world) I had a moment of panic. My heart started racing. I can’t afford the time, there is too much happening, my task-list is a mile long….

June 20, 2019


How well connected you are used to be measured by the number of physical handshakes you made throughout your business life. Today your ‘social currency’ is your digital footprint.

How many digital connections, followers or friends have you accumulated through your social media platforms?  Yes, platforms as in plural.  It doesn’t count if you have a Facebook account to keep tabs on the kids and post photos of Sunday’s cafe breakfast!

July 12, 2017



Sitting in the largest global HR conference in the world and it was silent.

Well over 15,000 people in a huge auditorium and the room was silent.

No music, no Emcee, no entertainment or photo’s on the screen, but total silence.

What was holding the full attention of every person?

Then there were a few giggles.

Some chuckling and even some belly laughs out of the darkness  

What was going on?

June 19, 2017