Last week I was in Adelaide for a workshop and happened to be there on the Saturday morning when the annual Christmas pageant came to town. Signs were everywhere announcing that Santa had arrived in Adelaide and thousands lined the streets to celebrate the occasion. There were dancers and bands and floats and all of… Continue reading Technology Goes Back In Time!
What would happen if you simply just decided, when you woke up tomorrow morning, that you would change the way you think about: your job, your boss, your organisation, your partner, your family, your friends etc, etc. Well guess what? It is as simple as that! One thing we all have control of is our… Continue reading Flip Your Thinking!
Every one of us has gone through things in our lives that have tested us. Things that we thought were unfair, criticisms that were not called for, or tragedy that we were not ready for, and after the event were left with our own feelings and emotions and the decision as to how we would… Continue reading Be Bitter Or Be Better
Why would you just want to be good when you have within you the ability to be Exceptional? I am not just talking about people with position or rank, or even those who consider themselves to be entrepreneurs; I am talking about YOU and ME! Being Exceptional is not about being a workaholic or a… Continue reading Get Involved And Be Exceptional!
STOP In a world of constant action, that can at times make us feel overwhelmed, we need to learn how to step away from situations and do more than just cope. So I have created a model that helps me, I hope it helps you too. S – Settle Settle the words you want to… Continue reading STOP!
Sometimes I’m Just down At my recent breakfast series I spoke on the topic of, Living and Leading with Insight. During a presentation I shared a poem that I had written on just being there when people are down and not trying to solve all of their problems or give them all of the answers.… Continue reading Just Be There
Hello Optimistic Disturbers, I am sitting in the lounge at the Brisbane airport heading back to Melbourne to speak at the Proteus Leadership breakfast at the Crown on Thursday. The last couple of days have been an awesome experience as I got to share some of the insights around living and leading with insight, to… Continue reading Insight around Australia
Life eyes are the eyes that everyone has, which, when opened can look beyond the obvious and experience the unknown. I guess the closest thing that I can relate Life Eyes to, is having insight. Some people have it and some people have very little idea about what is happening around them, apart from what… Continue reading What are Life Eyes?
“Plan to step into the unknown because that is where life’s growth hormones are stored!” I am a great believer in setting clear goals for our lives. Goals that will make us better people and improve our knowledge and skills; but sometimes even goal setting can become monotonous and mundane. So I want to take… Continue reading Stepping into the Unknown
It was a beautiful sunny Saturday morning in Sydney, so I decided to fulfill my weekend ritual with a trip to Bronte beach to soak in the beauty and the majesty of this amazing place. People were doing the usual things, like jogging, walking their dogs and exercising; while others just sat there feeling the… Continue reading Being Thankful