Archive For: Leadership

What Do You See?

 

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Having a Vision for the future is so important. It drives your actions and desires and gives you a reason to do what you do. It helps define your “Why.”

Of late, we have seen politicians the

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And the Winner Is …


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It has been said that business is a game. If so, how do you play?
Who is the winner at the end?
Who is the winner as you go?

The arts are a great place for competition. The

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Ready for 2017?

“Whaaaat? But it’s only October?”

You are right. It is only October and already I am having discussions with people about next year.
Some of these discussions about holidays, some are about conference hosting and some are clients asking me

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Small is Big

It’s Upside Down

I’m not sure about you, but we seem to have it backwards sometimes.  The BIG things seem to be small and the LITTLE things seem to be big.

I spent the day with my gorgeous wife yesterday

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How was your week? Did you do some amazing things?

I did. I did some cool things with cool people. I went to some amazing places. I even did some simple things as well as some things I

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Same, Same but Different

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Humans don’t like change. We love our routine and the sense of control that “same” brings.
Many people have challenged me on that statement. Upon further discussion, the person challenging me has “their spot” on the couch, “their side” of

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Upgrading Your Problems

 

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It’s fantastic when your problems get upgraded.

We had a large gumtree that had been diagnosed with internal rot. It was in danger of dropping a limb on the house or the house next door.
As you would expect,

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It’s Not About You

I was at a funeral recently and it was sad. It was sad that my friends husband had died and even sadder that the priest shifted the attention off the man who had died and on to himself.

I have

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Leadership Position Vacant

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For the first time ever, I was actively interested in the outcome of the Australian election. 
At the time of writing, it seems that the answer to the Australian Electoral Commission’s question above is that NO-ONE is leading. (Click on

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When It Rains

There is so much about elections in the news at the moment. From Trump vs Clinton to Brexit to our very own federal election here in Australia. The impact of these elections is unknown, widely speculated upon and loaded with

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I’m Getting Grumpy

Oh dear. I am turning into one of those grumpy old men who talk about how it was in the “old days”. But I am not the only one who is grumpy.

I have posted a few things on social

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Wear Their Shoes

The Wheeler Centre is Melbourne’s home for smart, passionate and entertaining public talks on every topic.

Coming out of some of their talks, they have placed “Discussion Markers” around the city of Melbourne.

Here is one I saw on Chapel

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Can You See Stars?

The Starry Night - Vincent Van Gough

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I love starry nights. Even Van Gough’s classic above is fantastic. The problem with living in the city is that they are hard to see.

Last night I drove a friend to a country location where she will

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Let’s Celebrate!

There are so many reasons to celebrate.

Yesterday was Mothers day, my brother also turned 50, my sister has a recently purchased a new house, I just turned 48, my dog is awesome and I have the best wife in

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How Do You See It?

This weekends Certified Speaker Professional Summit was held in Denver Colorado. 

I got so excited because on the second day IT SNOWED! 

Now the others at the conference were less than excited. Snow could mean delays, flight cancellations and missed

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