Posts Tagged ‘Featured’

  • Gratitude in both profit & loss

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    Life consists of moments of profit and loss. Whether it’s in our balance sheets, our families or in every day life, profit and loss situations happen every day. This week I had a major health scare. It started with intense pain throughout my body and bad sweats. After seeing the doctor twice, and several blood […]

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  • The Link between Resilience & your Story

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    We all have stories that link to the way we look at things. These stories can be developed through our experiences as a child, or events that have happened throughout our lives. I once thought that I was indestructible and that I’d never have a major accident. Boy, was that story wrong!!! We have stories […]

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  • 6 Laws of Communicating a Story

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    If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished? I recently published a blog called Disruptive ‘Powerful Story Telling’ and the feedback has been overwhelming, for this reason and popular demand, I have immersed myself into adding more value in this area of story telling, but let my first give you some […]

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  • 2012 FEAR of the Known

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    Anyone who tells you to have a 3-5 year plan set in stone, is completely nuts… Returning to the office after having 3 weeks vacation is a little difficult, yet organizing and strategically planning for the year ahead is somewhat stressing. Being in the event industry for a few years now, I have had many […]

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  • Disruptive Powerful Story Telling

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    Learning to tell stories to disrupt human behaviors is a leadership must for the GREAT. A few days ago I was asked to speak to an outer Melbourne community in Australia that were massively affected by the 2009 bushfires. Hearing some personal stories about what happened early February 2009, where 173 people lost their life […]

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  • Irresponsible Innovation

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    Waiting for good times to return is irresponsible, & focussing on ‘the good old days’ to come back is ignorant. Recently I was talking with a manager of a large retail chain, he said that, “retail is very poor at the moment, but we are weathering the storm as it will return to how it […]

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  • Crash Through Uncertainty

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    Rhino’s can run over 45km an hour (26 miles) but they can only see 9 metres in front of them. So do you know what a group of Rhino’s are called? … a ‘CRASH’! Uncertainty is surrounding us and closing in faster then ever. Rapid change is becoming one of the only catalysts for growth […]

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  • 3 Years of Tough Times

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    Through many briefing calls with clients over the past few weeks, I have found a consistent conversation about the tough times over the past 3 years in corporate Australia particularly the finance industry. These conversations are around teams trying to weather the storm and ride it out, and wait for the ‘good times’ to return […]

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  • Throw Out Your EXCUSE Book

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    “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else” – Benjamin Franklin The last month I have spoken to over 30 groups of people, from students to corporate, nurses to miners and one thing that is universal is that we all make excuses. Whether it be a personal adversity or bad […]

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  • Bouncing into a NEW Financial Year

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    The 3 Pillars guaranteeing a successful year!!! Welcome to a new financial year. We all feel the pressures and stress of finishing a financial year and bouncing forward into a new financial year yet with an all time high of workers being unhappy in their current job, and an all time high rates of depression, […]

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