Archive For: Success

Are You Beside Yourself?

This is my gorgeous wife, beside herself during a dusk walk at Cardinia Reservoir.

Yes, it’s a sneaky little trick you can do when shooting in panorama mode.
Yes, it would be good to be able to clone yourself to

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Stop Wasting Money

2016-08-31 flyers

So many businesses are haemorrhaging money and they don’t even know it. One of the key places they waste money is in their advertising. 

Each week businesses spend thousands on letterbox drops, local paper advertising, posters and even local sport

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Check One Two

If you have ever been to a “gig” you will have heard roadies and sound teams up on the microphone, “check one two, check check, one two onnnne two two t t t two”.

Make all the jokes you want

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Do You Hear The Voice?

Aren’t these lovely horses? Such majestic creatures. Except that last night, I was swearing at them!
It was late at night, I was tired, it was dark, it was raining and five of them got out and I could not

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Upgrading Your Problems

 

wood pile

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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Who’s Your Customer?

It can be confusing in business today to truly understand who your customer is:

  • Is it the person buying something from you?
  • Is it the person supplying you something to sell?
  • Is it the person who services what you are

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How Much?

I have just taken on another mentoring client.

They are a leader in their industry, have a significant presence in the market and are excellent at what they do but they charge only about 30% of the average industry price

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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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Every Day Super Power

coffee super

Each of us has at least one (but usually way more) Every Day Super power. It’s just a simple thing that you do incredibly well.

One of mine is making great coffees. Not barista, high pressure, super duper coffee just

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Are You Ready For The End?

The End is coming!!!

OK – so it is just the end of the financial year. Nothing too dramatic but it can still be messy if you are not prepared.

Now many people roll their eyes and then glaze over

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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

Img: WikiArt

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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