In a strong culture, people work together to achieve the organisation's goals, have a good time, and achieve their own goals. People have strong mutual positive relationships and trust. They are ready to act on the organisation's strategy.

I work with you to assess your current culture, the culture that would best align with your strategy, and the steps to get there. I facilitate small steps to build sustainable change so that people get more done and having more fun. More culture…


A strategy is an action plan with a rationale. It shows how each action leads to results that are used in further actions. With a well-articulated strategy you can test your assumptions and get evidence to justify investing in them.

I clarify strategies so that everyone can clearly see what they are, how they work, who benefits and how. That enables you to validate and iterate your ideas until you and your stakeholders are confident they are worth acting on. More strategy…


Your organisation's future depends on its ability to use data to engage with its stakeholders, and constantly improve what it does. It is going to have to deliver, fail, learn, and iterate faster.

I work with people across the technical spectrum to build better relationships and strategy around digital technology, and to foster digital-age approaches in your organisation. More digital…


"I learned things that were immediately useful… Straight away, I saw an upswing in performance, with staff members going the extra mile without being asked." Karen Clarke, Karen Clarke Consulting.

"Within a week afterwards, I’d changed a lot about how I manage and delegate to people. Now I trust myself more to be a manager and I trust them to be delegated to. So that when I push something their way they will deal with it and follow right through." Galen King, Founder, Lucid Design.

"Dan was instrumental in designing the interactive aspect of the day that helped to deliver a key outcome and make the overall day a success. Dan's wrangling was invaluable and he was, as always, a delight to work with." Jason Ryan, Strategy and Relations Manager, Catalyst IT.

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Assess your organisation’s culture and strategy

For an organisation to reach its full potential, its culture and strategy need to be aligned. The first step in a process to develop culture or strategy is to understand your starting point. Here is a template you can use to make a quick assessment of how culture and strategy are developing now.

Culture and strategy eat breakfast together

I am sure you have heard the phrase “culture eats strategy for breakfast”. Its worthy intention is to remind us that a strong culture is important to getting things done in organisations. We know that even with a great strategy, a destructive culture makes it really hard for people to do their jobs. What the phrase […]

Mapping the uses and benefits of open data

It is easy to find claims that open data can change the world. It is a lot harder to find out exactly how that happens. We have examples of open data used in ways that lead to benefits for citizens. Growing more of those in a society-wide trend faces many challenges. Building momentum for the release and use of […]

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