Archive For: Work Life Balance

So What Is It?

Success

Without knowing it, the question “What is Success?” drives you. It is the reason that you do or don’t do things.

Unfortunately most people have not decided for themselves what success is.

One of my long-time favourite definitions is from …

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It’s Time!

I don’t do this very often so please indulge me.

Gough Whitlam is one of Australia’s elder statesmen. Some say that in politics he is a defining point. There is Before Gough and After Gough and these two political periods …

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Will You Survive?

Charles Darwin is often misquoted as saying it is the “Survival of the fittest”

What he actually said was:

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change”

From what …

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What Are You Aiming For?

Meet Hetty Kate.

Hetty was just leaving the choir I sing with as I joined it in 2007. She had worked for many years on her musical skills and was incredibly good. She had spent a couple of years with …

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What’s It For?

why

During a recent mastermind group “love in” we had a conversation about Work Life Balance. Not long after I was talking with a colleague about semi-retirement and retirement. The sum of these conversations led me to the conclusion that many …

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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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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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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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Get On Board

I was fortunate enough to have a flight on the new Melbourne Star a couple of weeks ago.

Yes… it is called a flight. For some it is the flight of the Phoenix

Melbourne wheel has a troubled past and …

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Are You On Focus?

Now days with emails, text messages, social media, guru’s popping off the internet left, right and centre, it can be hard to stay focussed on what counts.

I have just come back from 3 days attending and hosting the National

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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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