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Founders Thoughts

This is my personal blog. Some of it will be whimsical and some of it business or ethics.

I hope you enjoy it.


The Failed Cop – Read Why

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I spent 26 years as a police officer and dealt with everything from murder to minor thefts. I managed four homicide enquiries back to back…


Why Military Leadership is Poor

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Anyone that knows me or reads my posts will know I blew the whistle on significant wrongdoing in Afghanistan while posted there as a subject matter expert. I believe Military leadership is out-dated and anacronistic. But it isn’t just how the Military is led. It is how it is deployed. By Politicians…


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Returning home a Whistleblower

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Find out what it is like when you report as a whistleblower. What you will likely experience and why it is important you maintain your anonymity until you’re ready, not when they are.


Why Whistleblowing Protections are inadequate

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Watch a short and punchy video where I explain why the current whistleblower protections are inadequate.


Articles to help you research whistleblowing

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Here I give some personal views on whistleblowing and summarise the main points to help organisations build a winning whistleblowing framework. It’s not all about the IT. In fact the IT is just a medium to receive reports, the real work is in how businesses manage the reports and people making them.


What’s the answer to Boeing’s safety issues?

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In this article I examine the current safety issues at Boeing, discuss possible solutions and outline how to deal with a whistleblower – hint, it isn’t to cut them adrift…


When to shoot your best performer…

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It’s always the best salesmen. It really is. Or the best office manager. Or the best accounts clerk. Trust me. Read on and you’ll find out why…


Don’t be naive. You really don’t know.

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Don’t Be Naive. You Don’t actually know. The team keep things from you. Read this example of an affair ongoing on my team and I didn’t know. How does that impact the team? Find out here…


Australia Showing the way…

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It comes to something when us Brits have to look to Australia to see how it should be done. But look weshould as they find guilty an SAS hero of war crimes and a Parliamentary staffer of rape – in the parliament building.


The Cream is Rising

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The first female to lead the male dominated Financial Action Task Force, can she make the change that the World so desperately needs?


Shagufta – the Mucky Doctor

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When you get that itch. That sense something isn’t right. Trust it. I always do and I’m very rarely wrong. See an example of it at play and make up your own mind. What would you do?