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  • (Do It Yourself or Do It For Me)

    This was our weekend. We spent most of Friday and all of the weekend moving a very large, very heavy and very noisy bit of equipment around on our concrete floor.

    We were […]

  • It’s Australia day again.

    It’s a day of celebration in our family because it is my aunty’s birthday (Happy birthday Aunty Glenda!) but it is also a day that has been making me feel more uncomfortable as […]

  • What’s Your Policy?

    A few years ago my good friend Simon told me about a recruiting policy that the company he worked for had. It wasn’t a written policy but it was a cultural policy. That is, everyone knew […]

  • Eleanor Roosevelt said, “Small minds discuss other people, average minds discuss events and great minds discuss ideas.”
    Dr Nido Qubein said, “Who you spend time with is who you become.”
    Jim Rohn said, “You are […]

  • You have probably read by now that David Bowie died of cancer a couple of days ago. He was a titan of the artistic community. His body of work (musical, artistic and theatrical) is significant and ever […]

  • Ethics are so important in business, yet also so boring and dull. Most people can’t identify their ethics or what drives them so how can they make the right decisions?

    A recent article regarding the Dick […]

  • It’s happening again.

    2016 has barely started and already I am getting bombarded with “This is what successful people do”, “10 things to do before you get out of bed” and “7 Ways to be a winner”. You know the […]

  • I am a Star Wars fan.

    I was 9 when the first film came out. The first three films were great, the second three  – not so much.

    When I heard Disney bought Lucasfilm I was concerned. Disney are known for […]

  • This afternoon, Zerafina Zara, Therese Sheedy and I had a Blab chat about our upcoming 2016 Kick Start.

    We talked about colouring books, mindfulness, communication, listening, success, deep conversations and […]

  • Here is a surprise. I went to the boxing on Friday night.  I know, how weird of me!

    Now in the words of the late, great Kevin Merry, I am a peace loving man. So it was a little in your face (even if you […]

  • Let me introduce you to my new Jedi buddy, Charli.

    Now you may not understand what I am talking about so let me explain.

    In his training of Luke, the Jedi master, Yoda stated, “Fear is the path to the […]

  • I was speaking with Zerafina Zara, one of the performance coaches for Mushroom Records recently about the music industry. There is a constant message that applies to your business that you need to know.
    No […]

  • My gorgeous wife and I have just returned from the delightful Dominican Republic.

    Our flight home had a 24 hour stop over in Los Angeles so we chose to rent a hotel room and then hire a car for a day to do some […]

  • Sydney is an amazing city. It has significant history, fantastic architecture and of course, a stunning harbour.

    While hosting a conference this weekend, I was fortunate to participate in the social outing […]

  • So how was your weekend? Were you one of the many that watched one of the football finals?
    You had your pick of the bunch this weekend! Aussie Rules, Rugby League and there was even some other form of rugby […]

  • Every now and again on a Friday night at 7pm I will make my way over to Smokehouse 101.
    It is a funky little cafe on the West side of Melbourne and serves some yummy food but that is not what I am there […]

  • warwick merry wrote a new post, Yes And 2 years ago

    I have just spent the last two days participating in an Impro Melbourne workshop called Harold (well everything needs a name).

    The underlying philosophy of improv is “Yes And”. No matter what someone […]

  • Here are a couple of thoughts on success and what you can do to build your own.

    The video is only 2 minutes but the lessons lasts a lifetime, so click play and enjoy.

  • Hosting conferences means that regularly I get exposed to some great ideas from the sponsors.

    Yes, it is true that I run the Exhibiting and Sponsorship Institute, but the first thing you need to know about […]

  • This is Winston, our Toy Poodle. Yes, you are right – he IS a very manly dog.

    He turned two last month and I wanted to share with you some of the lessons he has taught us in that small time. They are […]

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