Archive For: Management

Is it Good or Bad?

So many things happen in our work and personal lives that we label “Good” or “Bad”.  In my experience, it is not what has happened, but how we are feeling that impacts on the label we give it.

There is

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Is it Too Hard?

Is it too hard?

We face difficult and challenging situations every day. Whether it is confronting your boss, negotiating a deal, stating an unpopular perspective or making a difficult life choice, we face these situations regularly.

These are tough choices. …

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What does Johnny Cash Know?



This week’s Blog comes from Johnny Cash.


I was listening to his American III album which has covers of other songs and the first song is “Won’t Back Down” written by Tom Petty.  I checked the lyrics and discovered that

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Who is Driving?



When it is time to make decisions (important or otherwise) who is driving? It is you or your ego?


My ego wanted to kick in this week and I struggled to keep it at bay. Wifey and I bought a

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Nothing Changes



Have you noticed how if nothing changes, nothing changes?


I know it’s a bit obvious, but sometimes it is up to us to change a situation.


For example, I have been writing a proposal for the last week or so

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Motivating your Team

Sometimes you will find that your team are not as motivated as you would like.  Check the video recorded for Broker TV for some ideas on motivating your team more.


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How is your Awareness?

As you know (or if you didn’t, you do now), I ride a big motorbike. It is a great deal of fun but I am the first to admit that it is not without its dangers! Yesterday, on the way

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What is your Plan?

It’s a SCORCHER here in Melbourne today. Forecast of 43C (110F) and at 10 am it is already 33C (91F).


Don’t you hate it when things out of your control have a significant impact on your

Just recommended the the …

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Gawk, Talk or Walk?

Do you Gawk, Talk or Walk?

More clearly, do you watch things happen, talk about things you will do or actually make things happen?

There is a time for all three of these but most people get stuck in the

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Trim the Grass or Pull the Weeds?

Sometimes we just need to fine tune our habits and other times remove them completely. Take 2 minutes to find out what I mean.

Lovin’ your work!

Warwick Merry
The Get More Guy

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Do You Have Piles?

Are you one of these people with piles?

What I mean is piles of paper on your desk, the window sill, the floor, your secretary’s desk? Maybe you even have them on the bench at home or in your home

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What’s in Your Head?

It seems to me that one of the worst voices we listen to is that one that is in our head. What do you hear when someone gives you feedback?

If someone is giving constructive criticism do you jump to, …

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What is Your Perspective?

Perspective can have such a significant impact on how we see a situation.

I live in Melbourne where we have Trams as a form of public transport. When I am in a tram, I want all the cars and pedestrians …

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How’s (House) your Wealth?

Last night I was fortunate enough to hear Cheyanne Brae talk about Wealth Creation through Property and Property Renovation. I was fascinated and inspired by her depth of knowledge and willingness to share ideas.

I need to be open here

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After the Crash!

Melbourne Grand PrixIt was the Melbourne Grand Prix here yesterday. A day of noise, colour, excitement, people and crashes. Many crashes. Many expensive, jaw crunching, bowel clenching crashes.

Warwick do you think that the driver would say, “Well that’s it. I can’t

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