What does commitment mean in business?

I work in a place where sitting on the fence is not encouraged. There are no seats on the fence. Not a comfy bean bag or a couch. Not even one of those non-ergonomic dining chairs that is now your work chair, since you started working from home. In fact, […]

2020-09-01T04:26:45+00:00September 1st, 2020|Insights|

Integrity: As individuals and professionals

Integrity… a behaviour and ethic that I have always held as a core value both personally and in others.

Delivering on our promises to others is an obvious example of integrity, what else does it mean and what are its pillars? If I had to explain the concept of integrity to […]

2020-07-15T01:56:09+00:00July 15th, 2020|Insights|


From 1991 to 1996 I was one of the first regionally based Environmental Officers with the then Department of Resources Industries.  My regional extended from Bowen across to the Queensland/Northern Territory and all the way the north to the Torres Straits.  My role was the regulation of all […]

2020-07-07T02:43:05+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Insights|

To be online, or not to be online…

Wow four months into physical distancing due to COVID-19. It has been an adjustment for us all and I hope we have all adjusted nicely and are doing well.

Recently I spoke about the challenges of community engagement at a time when we are meant to be keeping our distance. The […]

2020-07-07T02:48:45+00:00July 1st, 2020|Insights|


In 1982, the Australian Bureau of Labour Market Research reported that women formed just 3% of the engineering profession at the undergraduate level. It was one of the most gender-segregated professions in Australia at that time and significantly below the participation rate relative to most other industrialised countries. In […]

2020-07-07T02:49:27+00:00June 25th, 2020|Insights|

World Environment Day

Between 2017 and 2020 the EMM Consulting Ecology team has been privileged to undertake extensive and detailed biodiversity surveys in Kosciuszko National Park as a part of the Snowy 2.0 project.

In 2017, during terrestrial trapping surveys, we found the Smoky Mouse (Pseudomys fumeus) in one of our traps. This was an […]

2020-06-05T03:06:48+00:00June 5th, 2020|Insights|

The 3 Key Factors You NEED to Run a High-Performance Team

When a team is functioning at peak efficiency, it’s truly an incredible sight to see.

People are working in tandem as a unit, each contributing a meaningful piece to something that adds up to a lot of raw value for your business. But getting your team to that point isn’t as […]

2020-06-02T00:06:05+00:00May 4th, 2020|Insights|