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Here are a list of recent events at which Robert has delivered presentations:
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Indonesian Academic Study Tour09-Dec-2016

Quality People Deliver Quality Assurance - The capacity to deliver effective Quality Assurance requires the organisation’s employe..

INSEAD -- Live Webinar for IDPN Members 201610-Nov-2016

How might boards disrupt the disruption? - In the current global climate of VUCAD, (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity and d..

Singapore Institute of Directors 201607-Sep-2016

Boardroom Evaluation - A Board, Chairman, CEO or a management review, when strategically designed and skillfully delivered, can assist board..

Buddhist Society of Western Australia 201626-Aug-2016

Dhamma in a Disruptive Age - Back by popular demand and with a special introduction from the President! Robert Gordon is the fou..

CFA Society Singapore 201603-Aug-2016

Dealing with Damn Difficult Directors, Colleagues and Clients - "Anyone can be angry … That is easy! But to be angry with the right p..

Better Boards Conference, Brisbane 201607-Jul-2016

Mindfulness: Governance with Passion, Purpose & Presence - Robert demonstrates how mindfulness practices contribute to the personal ..

Better Boards Conference 201524-Jul-2015

The Chair, The Board and the CEO: When Passion and Purpose Collide - Game On! - Addressing the major fault lines in chair and board inte..

Better Boards Conference 201401-Aug-2014

Dealing with damn difficult directors - The clash of 'egos', inability to read people and situations, poor communication capability and inef..




"Boardroom breakdowns don't happen overnight. Yale's Jeff Sonnenfeld says that healthy boards exemplify a virtuous cycle of respect, trust and candour which, when it goes awry, can turn into a vicious cycle where all three are lost. Early intervention can prevent the downward spiral and, done routinely, an externally led annual review can provide the invaluable 'stitch in time'".
~ Robert Gordon, AICD Company Director Monthly. September 2015 – Appraising Board Form

Be Inspired by a CEO and Organisation Leading the Way to a Sustainable Future

Enjoy this 6 minute video clip of an extraordinary CEO, Executive Team, Organisation and Business model. As a   ...click here for more

Mindfulness in the Australian Boardroom – Do Less and Accomplish More!

This article was first published in Better Boards Conference Journal in 2014. Last month (Aug 2015) I finally got  ...click here for more

Can Boardroom Leadership meet the Challenges of Post Modernity?

“Leadership remains the biggest challenge of all for 2013 and beyond" - World Economic Forum Glo  ...click here for more