Archive For: Success

Is It Tragic or Magic?

This week I was thinking of one of my parents friends. About 15 years ago their daughter (who was 19) was the passenger in a car that had a major accident. Unfortunately their daughter died. What is more tragic is

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Top 10 Tips of a Successful Exhibitor


1. Set Goals

Too often people have no idea why they are exhibiting. They don’t know why they are on the stand, what the business is hoping to achieve or how “success” will be measured. You MUST know why you

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How Hard Is It?


Have you ever had one of those moments where you thought that things were just too hard? Some things in your life had changed and now you couldn’t do some of the things that you wanted too? Maybe you weren’t

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How Sharp Is Your Saw?

Saw
The 7th Habit in Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is to Sharpen the Saw. What he is saying is how often do you take the time to get better at what you do? Are your skills being

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Just Keep Swimming

I am having one of those moments.  You know those moments? They usually occur just before a breakthrough. They are when you have been doing a lot of work, giving support and resources to others, inspiring those around you, working

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In For A Penny, In For A Pound

Yesterday I spent the day in the audience at Millionaire Hot Seat. A friend of mine had applied to be on it and was successful. It took a little while but he got the phone call and it was his

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What A Success!

As you may know, yesterday I ran 5km (well most of them) up and down the hills of “The Boulevard” in Kew, Melbourne.  It was a crisp start to the day that ultimately gave way to a burning sunshine. The

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Putting the FUN into Fun Run

OK – It’s only 3 days away and I am already working on the mental side of the fun run.

Essentially that means telling people I must be mental to be doing it!!  But most people know I am joking, …

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What Are You Doing?



What a big news weekend!

Aussie Cadel Evans won the Tour De France, a Norwegian man did unspeakable acts, Amy Winehouse died and my Bromance got engaged. Like most big news, within a week we will have forgotten about it …

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Are You In The Wrong Spot?

Art Maths
A friend sent me some samples of the funny (and sad) responses students give on tests.  One of the the responses was this picture.

It made me laugh out loud. But then I looked closer.

The dimensions on the legs

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Are They That Different?

Are they that different?
I am consistently surprised at the culture shock I get when I travel to the USA. I keep thinking we are so similar (and we are) but we are also so different.

It’s easy to spot

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Why Do You Do It?

Book Cover

Today I am enjoying the Queen’s Birthday Holiday. It always makes me laugh that the UK don’t get a holiday for her birthday but we in the colonies do!
What better way to start the day than staying in bed

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A Month to Go

It’s only a month until the end of the financial year (in Australia). Are you ready for it?
There are many things you can do to ensure you make the most of it. Some ideas are:

  • Book an appointment with

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How Will You Celebrate


It’s my birthday! On Tuesday I turn 43 years old. Happy birthday to me!

I must confess the each year just keeps getting better. Sure there are things I would like to be different in my life but on the …

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What is the Value?

Whether you are selling, motivating, leading, parenting, exercising, marketing or just making things happen, you HAVE to know, what is the value.  What is the value of what you are trying to achieve for you, your team, your family, your

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