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Posted on November 20, 2017

Today I Let Go

A worthwhile read - reposted with permission from my daughter's blog - My Upsidedown Journey To Wholeness Today I Let Go Today I let go of avoiding pain and discomfort with meaningless distractions and temporary satisfactions, and I…

Posted on November 13, 2017

A Case For Micromanagement

There is a case for micromanaging employees and the only three situations that I think are relevant are: In the very early stages of employment When they are not taking responsibility for their role and failing to meet performance…

Posted on November 02, 2017

A Lesson From The Birds

I spotted a bird from my back deck this morning with a twig in its mouth. It's that time of year when they are busy nest building. It is an intrinsic part of their annual cycle. As humans, our lives are made up of different seasons and…

Posted on October 25, 2017

A Simple Equation For Employee Re-engagement

I am currently working with the owner of an electrical business who has exemplified a simple but powerful method for re-engaging one of their employees in his work and which I thought was worth passing on. The Employee. Is an older man…

Posted on October 11, 2017

Rediscovering The Art Of Play I love watching children at play. Before they reach a certain age they have no regard for what other people are thinking. They laugh, squeal, run and frankly can be annoying at times – but it's all because of…

Posted on September 26, 2017

Seeing Beyond

The recent software malfunction that resulted in massive delays at Sydney airport and beyond, no doubt brought disappointment and frustration to many travellers. As I was watching the news coverage of the event, one woman said something to…

Posted on September 20, 2017

Street Lessons

I'd like to introduce you to my street friend Travis. I met this man (through my daughter's introduction) twelve months ago on the streets of Melbourne and sit with him most Saturday nights. He was homeless, raising money through begging…

Posted on September 08, 2017

They're Doing The Best They Can

They’re Doing the Best They Can Over my years of consulting, business owners or managers, in describing their people have sometimes said “this person is hopeless” or “they just don’t get it”. The most memorable was “I work with a bunch of…

Posted on September 05, 2017

Let It Go

Some wise advice I was given many years ago. One of the things I have realised through life is our penchant for perfectionism and it's a curse. There is no destination if we live on Perfection Drive - it is one large roundabout. We strive…

Posted on August 25, 2017

The Fresh Breath Of Inspiration

I've just come out to the country and this place is amazing. I always find the country one of those activities and places that deeply refreshes my soul. I've been reflecting on this whole concept of refreshment and inspiration. I had a…

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