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Morton Philips recently celebrated our first birthday under new ownership. 

The event was held at Pranzo in Exchange Place, Adelaide, hosted by the owners Aaron and Anna on Thursday 23 July 2015.


For a look inside the event - Click Here



Morton Philips is a specialised, ethical consulting business providing high end Executive Search, recruitment and HR services to clients across Australia who value honest and direct professional advice, and long term partnerships.

  • "The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already." - John Buchan
  • "The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. " - Theodore Roosevelt
  • "To lead people, walk beside them … As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence. The next best, the people honor and praise. The next, the people fear; and the next, the people hate … When the best leader’s work is done the people say, ‘We did it ourselves!" - Lao-Tsu
  • "Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Harold R. McAlindon
  • "If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants. " - Isaac Newton
  • "I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times. " - Everett Dirksen
  • "Leadership: the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. " - Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • "The price of greatness is responsibility. " - Winston Churchill
  • "I must follow the people. Am I not their leader? " - Benjamin Disraeli
  • "Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing. " - Albert Schweitzer
  • "Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. " - John F. Kennedy
  • "The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on. " - Walter Lippman
  • "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. " - John Quincy Adams
  • "I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure: which is: Try to please everybody. " - Herbert B. Swope
  • "High sentiments always win in the end, The leaders who offer blood, toil, tears and sweat always get more out of their followers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic. " - George Orwell
  • "The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. " - Kenneth Blanchard
  • "Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. " - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet. " - Theodore M. Hesburgh
  • "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. " - Steve Jobs
  • "As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. " - Bill Gates
  • "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has. " - Margaret Mead
Migration & Relocation

Morton Philips established its Migration and Relocation Services division to support the increasing number of executives and highly experienced specialists assisting clients to recruit from off-shore and interstate - especially within the mining, energy and resources, construction, health, education and medical research sectors.

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Enhance Your Career

Your career is one of the key elements in your life. For many of us, our career forms part of our definition of who we are. The key to a successful career is to be the right person, in the right role, at the right time.

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Leadership Products

Are your leaders aligned to the corporate strategy and operating model to be able to deliver results? Do you have the right type of leaders at all levels to transform the business? At Morton Philips we provide expert advice in Capability Assessments, Performance Reviews and Executive Coaching.

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