Growing Your Business Through Generosity Have you noticed lately that the cost of things seems to be going up, but the value in many cases seems to be diminishing? Increasing prices are absolutely expected as production and service costs rise, but people must see a benefit from paying more. Our Australian Post Service have been… Continue reading More For Less – Not Less For More!
This article was taken from the August 2015 edition of Proteuslife magazine. The role of leadership has changed in so many ways and yet in so many other ways, it has not. However, we seem to focus so much on the changes that have and will occur, that we lose sight of what is already working and what… Continue reading True Leadership Stands The Test Of Time
Hi Optimistic Disturbers Well, it has now been a couple of months since I posted an Optimistic Disturber Blog and this is not because I am lazy, but because I needed to retreat from life in the Leadership Lane, as I am sure you would all understand. After 23 years of running Proteus, commencing as… Continue reading Opportunity Waits For No-one
This article was taken from the May 2015 edition of Proteuslife magazine. Over the Christmas break of 2014 I started reading the new book by Goleman entitled ‘Focus’ and although like most of Goleman’s books, parts of it were very hard work, there were also some amazing gems. Being a reflective person, I am always looking for ways… Continue reading Focus!
This article was taken from the February 2015 edition of Proteuslife magazine. If you decide you divide!” This is what Tony Blair told Julia Gillard when she became Prime Minister. That is why so many people sit on the fence and don’t make the decisions they need to make. They are scared what other people will think. In… Continue reading Lola’s Story Divides The Crowd
This article was taken from the November edition of Proteuslife magazine. Everyone loves to dance; it’s just that some people can and some people can’t! Although it’s fun watching people who can’t dance, try, it is simply exquisite when you see a person who is trained and has mastered the art of dance, perform. What… Continue reading The Leadership Dance
I apologise to all my BLOG followers for the length of time since I posted my last BLOG, but I decided to take some time out and head overseas for 3 weeks. It was a magic time, but I also couldn’t wait to get home to the greatest country on earth. While I was away… Continue reading It’s tough being different!
This article was taken from the August edition of Proteuslife magazine. I remember as a child going to my Grandparents farm just outside of Adelaide in South Australia and right across the lounge room wall was a line of plaster ducks, all positioned in perfect unison, with a definite leader and a row of followers.… Continue reading Leading The Future – Getting all your ducks in a row!
Stand up for what you believe in, but don’t expect everyone to agree with you! If you are waiting for everyone to agree with you then you will die a very slow death. In fact, my view is that if people do agree with everything you do and say, then you are possibly not challenging… Continue reading Stand Up For What You Believe In!
This article was taken from the February edition of Proteuslife magazine. In the mind and heart of every person is a car park of unfulfilled ideas and dreams that have not yet come to fruition – but they still can. Des Penny Anyone who knows me will not be surprised by the fact that one of my… Continue reading Creating A Culture Of Innovation – Why would you bother – it is hard work!