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NZ Diversity Consultant named Top 10 in first ever Global Diversity List

Posted by Philip on 31 October 2015, 5:38 pm in , , ,

Today I was honoured to be recognised in the first ever assessment of the world’s leading authorities on diversity.

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TEDxAuckland 2012: The Label Libel, A New Look at Diversity

Posted by Philip on 8 December 2012, 11:16 am in , , , , ,

Saturday 6 October 2012

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When careers collide

Posted by Philip on 8 October 2012, 2:22 pm in , , , ,

It's not often in life – well, let me speak for myself: my life – that I feel a real sense of the many strands of my chequered career coming together into something coherent, purposeful and truly unique.

Speaking at TEDxAuckland on Saturday was one such moment.

Being able, in 18 minutes, to combine my deep interest in people, society, nature, diversity, creativity, social change, humour and entertainment, was a great privilege. Suddenly, my roles of counsellor, social worker, activist, consultant, comedian, creative entrepreneur, social entrepreneur and leader – a veritable potpourri, mashup, sumetimes even car crash of seemingly disconnected skills and attributes – just seemed to collide and assemble themselves into something completely coherent, that I can't really describe.

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