Archive For: Relationships

Again, Again, Again

Are you scared to get things wrong?

In the past, I have been so scared to get things wrong or make the wrong decision, that I have done nothing just so I wouldn’t be wrong.

I am happy to be …

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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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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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It’s the Day For It

Forgive me but I am confused. There are just too many “Days” floating around.

This week it has been Pay It Forward Day, Earth Day, Easter Day(s), Anzac Day, and I am sure there have been other days, ribbons to …

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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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Is Your Email Worth $10,000?

One of the issues in dealing with our clients is that they forget about us.

It seems crazy doesn’t it. We deal with them regularly and then they forget about us.
Sometimes it is not us they forget about but …

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Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day

OK so I am a little early. My theory is that it is never too early to feel the love!

While some may describe the day as a celebration that florists, greeting card companies and chocolate companies …

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Offensive Political Junkmail

I got this political junk mail in the letter box today. Usually I can ignore it. I loathe negative adds and negative campaigning. If you have to raise yourself up by putting others down then you are in the wrong

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What’s Happening?

What’s Happening?

Paris Cat
(image: www.ParisCat.com.au)

Of late, many of my clients keep talking about how busy they are, which is a great thing. But what is actually happening?

Too often people will get caught up in a “Ground Hog Day” type …

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Do You Communicate Both Ways?

Do You Communicate Both Ways?

Are You Listening

With my Executive Mentoring clients, there is a common complaint that their teams don’t listen to them and they can’t understand why.

My experience has shown that your team are more likely to listen to …

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Do People Listen To You?

Do People Listen To You?

Be Heard

Too often when you want to be heard, people are in their own heads, on their phone, or simply hearing without listening to you. Communication is so important in this day an age but sometimes …

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What Haven’t You Said?

What Haven’t You Said?

I had misinterpreted a clients email. You know when you put meaning in an email that isn’t there? So I didn’t get in touch.

… time passed …

Now whenever I thought of the client I …

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Who Is Your Signage For?

Who Is Your Signage For?

A client asked me to have a look at their banner designs for an upcoming trade show. They were nice looking designs but they were nothing special. Too often we forget that our banners and

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