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When the Sky Is Falling

Overnight Melbourne had one of the wildest thunderstorms it has even seen. Rolling thunder and lightning (very, very frightening) lasted for hours.

I know it lasted for hours because I lay awake listening to it at 2am and then at …

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Do You Have What It Takes?

I believe that people love strong leaders. They want someone who is willing to take the hard road and give reasons why we should join.

Here is a short video sharing further thoughts on Do You Have What It Takes …

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Do Not Go Gently

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Gough Whitlam was a polarizing figure. People either loved him or hated him. His passing overnight will sadden many.

I was thrilled to portray him at the recent Melbourne Fringe Festival but I really knew very little about him.

For …

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What Do You Do?

Sometimes, you just have to do something. It may not be much, but it is something.

My friend Melina from M.A.D. Woman is having a crappy time at the moment – literally!

She runs the Making A Difference Foundation where …

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It’s Because of You

I received the news yesterday that I have been awarded the global certification of Certified Speaking Professional (CSP). 
According to the National Speakers Association of Australia’s current records, there are less than 70 CSPs in Australia at this time.

This

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It’s On!

I have been preparing for weeks.
I have tried to get my butterflies to fly in formation.
The excitement is building to a climax.

This week I perform in my one man Melbourne Fringe show, Gough. It’s on!

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Firstly a …

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Why Am I So Broke?

Accountants the world over are dealing with this question from their clients on a regular basis.

Some of us ask this question every time we look in our purse/wallet or visit the ATM.

Businesses with huge revenues regularly go into …

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Where Does The Time Go?


It’s Monday … AGAIN!

This seems to keep happening on a regular basis. So why are people surprised when it comes around?

“Can you believe it’s Monday already!”

It’s a bit like Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, remembrance days …. you name …

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015 Danielle Storey – The Cartridge Family

Danielle Storey is one of the founders of The Cartridge Family. (To be completely open, she is also my business partner in the Exhibiting and Sponsorship Institute).

The Cartridge Family is a multimillion dollar business selling low margin, high turnover …

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013 Five Ways to Avoid Bad Luck

Some people have the Luck of the Irish, others seem to have none at all.

In this episode of Entrepreneurs In Action, Fran Gleeson will share 5 Ways to Avoid Bad Luck and what you can to to attract more …

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Legal or Illegal Music?

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I had an interesting discussion with an National Speakers Association member recently regarding music in presentations and recordings.

As someone who uses a lot of music in hosting conferences, during presentations and on recorded product I have delved into this …

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What Do You See?

I was fortunate enough to be hosting an association conference last week. It was held at the Alice Springs Convention Centre.

This image was the view out of the back of the convention centre at 7am. To me, it is …

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It’s Good

Have you seen the news lately?

Death, destruction, mayhem, questionable politicians, self-obsessed business people, profit driven leaders, war, environmental tragedies… the list goes on and on.

Why is this in the news?

Yes it is happening, but all the tragedy …

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