Archive For: Personal Development

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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It’s a Love Hate Relationship

This is Lester. I love him (not in the biblical sense!) and HATE him all in the same breath.

As you probably know from seeing any image of me, I am a Nutritional Over Achiever.

One of my mantras has …

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Who Has Time For That?

One of the lessons I learn’t early on in life was that I don’t have the time, energy or inclination to make all the mistakes I need to.

Mistakes are one of the biggest and best ways to learn how …

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There Is No Escape!

There Is NO Escape!

This is one of the scenes from where I have been working for the last four days. Not a bad pool!

I was fortunate enough to be hosting a conference at Sanctuary Cove in Queensland.

Too …

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What Are You Talking About?

I am a fan of the following quote:

Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.

It has been attributed to several different people but it speaks to me as being true.

I feel very uncomfortable …

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Is That News?

I have given up watching news bulletins (except for the ABC) and I haven’t bought a paper for years. I know for a fact that I am not alone.

Have you seen what they call news? It’s like a compilation …

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What Do I Do Now?

What Do I Do Now?

Many people will get back in the office today.
So after two, three or even four weeks off, what do you do now?

Yeah, you could spend hours trolling through the email, updating facebook or …

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The Driver and The Dealer

The Driver and the Dealer

Many people are getting ready for 2014. They are planning, reviewing and getting all of their ducks in a row.

As you start to focus on 2014, don’t forget the Driver and the Dealer. They …

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You Know Better Than That!

You Know Better Than That!

A good friend of mine is going for a senior postion at a very large company.

As a manager, they are AWESOME!

  • They have stood toe to toe with union officials and negotiated powerful outcomes

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The Secret to Getting What You Want

Turns out, that secret is to give others what they want

What Do You Get?

Big Brother

So often when I talk with people at conferences, their focus is “What do you get?” It was a delight to spend time with some people whose focus was “What can I give?”

I had the …

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What’s Your Solution?

What’s Your Solution?

I am up in the lovely state of Queensland visiting clients and doing some tech support for my mum and I have to say it, mum’s boyfriend is a very handy dude.

He loves working in the …

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Your Skills Don’t Count

Your Skills Don’t Count

That may be hard to accept but there are so many people out there with unbelievable skills that have not experienced the level of success that they are after.
What counts more than your skill set,

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