Tim Ferris (author of The 4-Hour Work Week) makes me look bad. I mean this guy… this GUY! So many hacks, so many short cuts, so much productivity and so many outcomes. It is high time someone decided to start copying him right? On reflection though, whilst I can look one way and feel bad […]
The Attributes – 25 Hidden Drivers of Optimal Performance By Rich Diviney Literally hot off the press, this insightful book by retired US Navy Commander and former Navy SEAL Rich Diviney is a must-read for coaches and anyone interested in personal and professional development. As one directly involved in the selection of candidates to be […]
A few years ago ‘bespoke’ was the buzzword. Last year it was ‘ramp up’. Nowadays agile is quite the term, but as always with such words, it has a very fuzzy meaning. So let’s be clear, I am not going to be discussing the Agile Movement (an alternative to project management), software development, a management […]
Workers in the military have been wearing uniforms since before written history. Today, many vocations insist on a uniform: hospital nurses and doctors’ scrubs; public sanitation officers; bus, train, taxi and tram staff; military, police and security forces; mechanics, stevedores and crane operators; construction workers, infrastructure and mining operators; the hospitality industry and the subtler […]
I’ve been dining on a sumptuous “Buffett” lunch (yes you wordophiles, I misspelled that on purpose :-0). The book “The Real Warren Buffett” is a winner in my opinion. Warren is the fourth wealthiest man on the planet and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, the giant conglomerate of investment, banking, insurance and other diverse business interests. […]
What’s it like to serve public servants? What does it take to lead among the nations’ leaders and coach them? Executive coach and mentor Lindy Bryant, co-founder of YellowEdge based in Canberra tells us all about it in this podcast.
Many people imagine the perfect life to be one where it is all smooth sailing, a tropical paradise, simple peaceful and fun. Unfortunately, that is not the way most of us experience life. Storms come, clouds block the sun, the wind whips us and things turn ugly – its just the way it goes. Life […]
We need to carve out our area of expertise for a number of reasons. Primary among them are to pitch our unique angle or take on things to media. Everyone is an expert in something, and we all have a story to tell. Becoming perceived by the industry as an expert has beautiful side effects […]
Carol Roth has more than 18 years of business advisory experience and has worked with hundreds of companies, ranging from a single entrepreneur with an idea to Fortune 500 businesses, on all aspects of business and financial strategy. She is a media personality and business expert in her own right. Why is this important? Well this week […]
Matt Waldron has been a personal leadership coach for over 15 years. He has worked in a variety of executive leadership, program management and frontline case worker roles within the community service, whilst simultaneously building his private coaching business, SHIFT Life Coaching. Matt’s passion is to inspire, empower and equip people to unlock their potential […]
People all have different reasons for starting their own business. Some of them do is for lifestyle – they want to get out of the nine to five grind. Some people want control back, they want to go solo and be at large and in charge. Whilst my business gives me great life style benefits, […]
I was pitching a media company who had asked me for tips on increasing productivity. I started out with my CV, which is really the only reason I can speak about productivity to them. I’m: – Husband of one and same wife, married for 21 years; – Father of seven kids, which demands military organisation; […]
I met with my dragon business mentor recently, right after he had been interviewed by the Australian newspaper and then done a spot on National TV. I wondered what he was doing that for, apart from the PR grandstand opportunity (and getting his company seen). It was a lot more compelling than that, as I […]
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Yes, it’s that time of year again. Christmas will soon be upon us. After the hype settles down, we will be into 2014, and some of us will make New Year’s resolutions. On this note, I want to share some great news with you: you CAN make amazing New Year’s resolutions that will have a profound […]