Archive For: Fun

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King

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By now you know Robin Williams is dead. It is hard not to know as it has dominated all forms of media for the last couple of days.

I don’t “do” celebrities. I have been fortunate enough to meet …

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010 Get More Fun at Work

In a break from the usual Entrepreneurs In Action format, here is the recording from an interview I had on RPP FM’s Taking Care of Business show. It was an interesting discussion with the host Jacki Mitchell on how to …

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It’s Time!

I don’t do this very often so please indulge me.

Gough Whitlam is one of Australia’s elder statesmen. Some say that in politics he is a defining point. There is Before Gough and After Gough and these two political periods …

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What’s It For?

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During a recent mastermind group “love in” we had a conversation about Work Life Balance. Not long after I was talking with a colleague about semi-retirement and retirement. The sum of these conversations led me to the conclusion that many …

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Greetings from Abu Dhabi

Greetings From Abu Dhabi

I have only just arrived here and I am here for a week presenting and hosting different elements of conference (I am looking forward to hosting the day at Ferrari World!)

In a session with The …

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2 Big Mistakes Speakers Make

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Unknown to most people, I had my Performance Coach come and witness me perform as the Master of Ceremonies during Day 2 of a recent convention. She gave me some great feedback.

AND

She also made the comment that there …

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Less Is More

As part of the recent Festival of Warwick, Wifey took me to see Suzanne Vega at the Melbourne Recital Centre. A fantastic concert at a brilliant venue.

One of the things that made it so good was it’s minimalism.

The …

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What a Gift!

Today is my birthday. I am 46 years old!

Woo hooo!!  There was a time when that was the average male life expectancy. Nowadays, it is barely halfway.

I have so many things to be grateful for on this day. …

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Merry Christmas!

It’s Christmas time. Yay!

For those of you who celebrate Christmas, I trust you will enjoy the delights that Christmas offers. For those who don’t celebrate Christmas, I wish you all the best for whatever you do celebrate (whether it …

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What Is Your Customer’s Sweet Spot?

What Is Your Customers Sweet Spot?

I was in Melbourne recently to audition for the lead role in an animated film (that’s a different story) and I saw Mario the busker above. In fact, I originally thought someone was playing …

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Fanfare for the Common Man

Fanfare for the Common Man

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During the course of the weekend, Wifey and I did a road trip to Ballarat. A cruisy two hour drive. Serendipitously we ended up at the art gallery and were delighted by an …

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Here is Your Present

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Here Is Your Present

As you know, it was my birthday last week. I had a fabulous three day festival to celebrate including a High Tea which was rather posh! It was also fabulous to hear how people had passed

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Happy Birthday Time

Happy Birthday Time

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I am having one of my favourite kinds of years. It’s one where I have a birthday.
 

Some people know that it is my birthday this week on Friday 19th April. It’s not a big one, it’s

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Are You Ready for 2013?

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I have had the last couple of weeks off. I spent the time relaxing, celebrating, planning, resting and enjoying. I feel refreshed and ready to embrace whatever 2013 holds for me. 

What about you? Are you ready for 2013?
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Are You Adding Value?

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Are You Adding Value?

As I type this I am on the lovely Gold Coast of Australia. I am here for a client’s conference and Expo. They have asked me to host the expo floor and work closely with the

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