Paying it forward

6 December 2019

Every so often someone acts or says something that changes our life forever: A few words from a colleague help us resolve a seemingly unsolvable problem. A friend makes an introduction that... Read more >

Gratitude enhances health and work performance

25 October 2019

When we wish to reduce stress and anxiety and increase work performance, saying words of gratitude is a good place to start. The act of noting what we have and how we... Read more >

Creating a wickedly successful company

4 October 2019

$36B of value is being lost by Australian companies through lack of heart skills, says the latest Deloitte Lucky Country Report. Heart skills are skills which encourage kindness, compassion, acceptance, and caring;... Read more >

Who will you choose?

3 September 2019

Tomorrow you will be moving to an island where you will spend the rest of your life. Everything you need or want will arise on call. Should you become ill appropriate medical... Read more >

Joie de vivre

9 August 2019

What we believe about life infects every aspect of our activities. If that opening sentence interests you then you will likely enjoy learning about Richard Feynman a Nobel Prize winning mathematician and... Read more >

Creating financial security

15 October 2018

The weekend papers were filled with opinion about global financial markets and what this can mean to stock values. All the opinions were well founded (if the future unfolds as each author predicts).... Read more >

You have the right to say no

30 August 2018

At work, as elsewhere, you have the right to say No.  Indeed you should say “No” to a colleague or boss, when you don’t have capacity, the act will conflict with your values or... Read more >

The Ultimate Strategy

1 November 2015

Recently I was chatting to friends about leadership when I was reminded of a presentation that Mick Malthouse gave in 2011 on leadership and how the actions and reactions of the Coach impact club success. ... Read more >

The listening post

19 October 2014

What is the essence of a good meeting?  The answer may surprise you. A good meeting seeks conflict not agreement. Sounds counterintuitive? Well its not when the purpose of the meeting is... Read more >

How to make your business last 100 years: Create an icon.

21 October 2012

On October 20th 1973 the Sydney Opera House was opened. Over the last 29 years it has become a building that is known millions of people throughout the world who know it... Read more >