Paul McKey

Biography

Paul McKey is an experienced Management Consultant with a diverse set of skills across change management, business innovation, learning and development and technology. He has a background in the arts (fine arts, music and film) and provides a creative approach to developing business, people and technology goals while improving organizational effectiveness.
As a senior managing consultant (recently with IBM and previously with Apple ) he has practiced extensively in the information technology, creative industries, banking and finance and education sectors in Australia, Europe, Asia and the USA.
His natural and encouraging leadership and deep expertise in creativity, innovation and change allows him to work closely with people, teams and projects to envisage, develop and deliver the success that they desire.
He holds an Associate Diploma in Electronics Engineering, a Masters of Education, is a PhD Candidate at Southern Cross University and is a member of the Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA).
Paul currently mentors and works with young and old startups at two business incubator/accelerators in addition to coaching and consulting on high performance business.

Smashwords Interview

How do you approach cover design?
For the cover to Everyone is a Business I am fortunate to have a talented artist Kerry Gray. We work together discussing and trying ideas but she draws quickly with her fingers on the iPad to rough up ideas and then repeats in Illustrator. We purposely chose not use photography for this non-fiction work.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I'm a tough reader :-) Walden Pond - Thoreau; Ulysses - Joyce; On the Road - Kerouac; Open Swimmer - Tim Winton; A girl is a half-formed thing - Eimear McBride; Love in the time of Cholera - Marquez.
These are all adventures of some sort but adventures of the mind as well as the body.

For Business Books it is:
Flawless Consulting - Peter Block; Organizational Culture and Leadership - Edgar Schein; The Experience Economy - Pine and Gilmore; David Maister, Geoffrey More, Seth Godin, Chris Brogan...
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Where to find Paul McKey online


Books

Everyone Is A Business - Orchestrating Innovation In Your Life, Career And Business
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
Innovation is both threatening and enhancing our lives, careers and the way we do business. However success in a new collaborative economy will require a different mindset from what we are used to. Paul McKey shows how you can take control and orchestrate both high performance careers and businesses through the intelligent use of innovation and the breakthrough strategy of Synergistic Design.

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