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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…

Posted on August 22, 2017

Risky Security

Don't risk working for yourself. You should get a good-paying job as it's more secure. You're 40 and single - you should be married. Pay your home off first, don't invest until then. Make sure you are always seen to be strong.…

Posted on August 01, 2017

Attending My Funeral

I attended a funeral last week of a man who left an indelible mark in the area of which I reside. The words that were spoken by his family and friends were heart warming; the effect that this man's life had on the broader community and his…

Posted on July 23, 2017

It's Monday!!! How to achieve more this week.

Arriving at work on Monday can find us immediately immersed in a mountain load of to - do's, meetings and demands that we are not quite prepared for and for many, Friday appears and we think "I feel like I've achieved nothing all week." If…

Posted on July 16, 2017

Finding Your Way Back Home

Most of us get personally lost at least once in our lifetime. Some are disorientated for a matter of weeks, others months, and for others, years or even decades. Being lost is an awful place to be. We feel disorientated, disillusioned,…

Posted on July 11, 2017

Growth Spurts: The Osgood-Schlatter Disease of Business

I recall being in my early teens and having to cease playing football due to falling prey to the Osgood-Schlatter Disease - a disease that often occurs from growth spurts when muscles, bones and tendons are experiencing a rapidity of…

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