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    Trying to achieve your goals and get the results you are after can be draining.

    So often you feel like you are alone. It feels like it is you chipping away at a mountain of granite, […]

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    I have deleted the Facebook app off my phone. It is a huge relief.

    Over the past few months I have become more and more disillusioned with Facebook.

    It sucks up huge chunks of my […]

  • Over the weekend I was hosting and presenting at a clients promotional roadshow. On the Sunday the event was at one of the major events centres in Australia.

    The centre itself is very impressive. There […]

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    A few years ago, we had the gutters replaced on our house. They came, measured the existing gutters, quoted for new ones and then we had the job done.

    I have been cursing them ever […]

  • This week is a special week.

    It is a special week because both of my hobbies start again. 

    As I have commented before, I study with Impro Melbourne and sing with Mood Swing and this week we are back i […]

  • Over the weekend my vocal coach, Zerafina Zara, and I went to see one of Australia’s music legends, Chris Wilson.

    Musically, he was amazing. I am yet to see anyone play harmonica better than he does and his […]

  • January is Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) month and I am thrilled to say that I have held this level of Accreditation for the last two years.

    But what does that mean?

    Like many professionals in our […]

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    By now you will have seen all the “New Year, New Goals”, “Make 2017 Your Own”, “Get Things Done in 2017” kind of posts.
    January is the time of year that Gym business make their money […]

  • Last week I was lucky enough to give away a holiday for two people, including tickets to the Super Bowl in Houston, worth over $20,000. It was all part of Air New Zealand’s new launch of Dave, the Frequent […]

  • This is the venue where I am hosting the 2016 Professional Conference Organisers Association Conference.

    Everything is good to go.
    The venue is all dressed up.
    My run sheets are finalised. […]

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    Having a Vision for the future is so important. It drives your actions and desires and gives you a reason to do what you do. It helps define your “Why.”

    Of late, we have seen […]

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    It has been said that business is a game. If so, how do you play?
    Who is the winner at the end?
    Who is the winner as you go?

    The arts are a great place for competition. The true […]

  • Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and all of a sudden you have nothing to say?

    By the time you think of what you need to say it’s 30 minutes later in an elevator! In your head you have the […]

  • “Whaaaat? But it’s only October?”

    You are right. It is only October and already I am having discussions with people about next year.
    Some of these discussions about holidays, some are about conference […]

  • This month I was supposed to be exhibiting at the Australian Book Expo. Due to factors beyond their control, it unfortunately had to be cancelled.

    So I thought, why not have my own little book expo […]

  • It’s Upside Down
    I’m not sure about you, but we seem to have it backwards sometimes.  The BIG things seem to be small and the LITTLE things seem to be big.
    I spent the day with my gorgeous wife yesterday visi […]

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    How was your week? Did you do some amazing things?

    I did. I did some cool things with cool people. I went to some amazing places. I even did some simple things as well as some things I […]

  • Many of us have a job, some of us work for ourselves and others are business caring for others (kids, family and so on).
    As some stage, most people have the thought, “There has to be more than this.”

    The […]

  • Humans don’t like change. We love our routine and the sense of control that “same” brings.
    Many people have challenged me on that statement. Upon further discussion, the person challenging me has “their […]

  • 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 […]

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