Great Mentoring – It’s all a Matter of Time

I need to kick off this latest blog by saying that I truly believe in the power of great mentoring. Everyone and their dog seems to have an opinion on mentoring at the moment, but I thought I’d give you my personal perspective and how it’s changing my life. Last week I was very lucky [...]

The Confidence of Doing

In my recent blog, Progress - The Unsung Hero Read Here, I looked at how making progress was the key to hitting targets and goals. That with progress comes a sense of achievement which ignites emotions and motivation and helps drive our psyche to do more, to achieve more. Obviously I truly believe this and [...]

Your Storyboard

The "Success of Me" Now before you think this is an egotistical blog and stop reading, please be assured this article is not about ‘my’ success but about discovering your success!! Last year, one of my goals was to find an inspiring new job and write a personal plan and career plan for the next [...]

Leading Through Their Eyes

I recently attended a Creative Mornings talk and saw Dr Addie Wooten, CEO of Smiling Minds, talking about Empathy. It was a fascinating presentation, especially when she showed a video from Brene Brown Watch Here.  In my opinion, to be a great leader you really have to understand what drives people’s decision making and behaviours. [...]

Promoting Incompetence

  Have you ever joined a new company or a new department and met the manager you reported to, excited by the new challenge. At first there is obvious respect to work with them, to learn from them. Time goes by and some of the decision making from the boss seems a little odd, random [...]

My Automobile University

In The Australian newspaper yesterday, there was an article by Andrew Trounson titled “Bite-sized qualifications ‘the way of the future’” Read Here . It was basically saying that in tomorrow’s world studying long university courses to attain qualifications will no longer be necessary. With a business world moving quickly through a technology driven future, qualifications will become [...]

Character Angels

Dave Smith, Nick Schumann, Pete Claridge, Lars Hubbard, Bob Hunt, Mark Beattie, Mr. Martin, Mum and Dad. Most of you will have never heard of these people, but to me, these are my Character Angels. The people who have shaped who I am today, whom I have learnt from and leant against in the tough times. [...]