5 December 2019

Do you ever get the urge to take someone down a peg or two? Maybe they have done something that’s hurt you. Maybe they are just... Read more >

The secret of success

3 December 2019

Yesterday for the first time in ten years a LinkedIn post of mine got no views. I failed in my objective. I did not get what I had expected. I got a... Read more >

Let’s work to the design

29 November 2019

We are such strange creatures. We design complex machines with inbuilt warning systems to stop problems turning into calamities. When we see the oil light flashing on our car dashboard we’ll take... Read more >

Silence really is golden

28 November 2019

I am a scaredy cat. Not the type which baulks at dark laneways as I have had enough challenging times to be unconcerned by what could be lurking there, nor am I... Read more >

Light a candle

22 November 2019

A psychologist was asked to work with Cambodian refugees. Having only worked on first world problems she wondered at her suitability. These people had experienced horrors: torture, rape, poverty and starvation. Was... Read more >

Learning from fraud

15 November 2019

It’s very easy to get frustrated or disappointed with the Government, and the Assistant Director General who has been charged with allegedly stealing more than $2.5 million of public money. On the... Read more >

Raising the bar

15 November 2019

How often do you tell someone you appreciate them?  If you are like most of us not very often. Yet we will perform much better for praise than we will for criticism. In fact, we... Read more >

How we become heroes

13 November 2019

This is how we become heroes. Face what we can’t, or don’t want to, and then decide to keep going. We don’t need brawn. We don’t need brains. We don’t need anything... Read more >

Its your choice

1 November 2019

There is a parable about two chicken farmers. The first chicken farmer goes into the coop, picks up all the chicken shit and brings it back into the house where its stinks... Read more >

What and why

22 October 2019

If you want autonomy and to guide your future forward, seek more ”What” than “Why”. “What happened?”; “What do we want?”; “What is the problem here?”; “What made this feel good for... Read more >