Drain

What a year! Lockdowns, lock-ups and lockouts. Inflation is off the planet and our cost of living rising every day. Multiple floods, COVID craziness, energy prices skyrocketing and local supplies drying up after the wettest 12 months I can ever remember. We have had a change of federal government. Our new leaders, who were full…

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On the path

“Nothing we do will ever change our past.  Everything we do will shape our future.”  Regret and guilt are terrible masters for a lot of people. However regret, like guilt, has one purpose; and this is for us to acknowledge that something we chose to do has adversely impacted another person, and we need to…

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Shock-absorber

Every struggle we face and every success we achieve will often lead us to discover we have bigger and better problems to overcome in the future. Have you recently completed a stocktake of the 21-22 financial year like I encouraged you to do last week? Have you begun your planning for the 22-23 financial year? …

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leadership-abilities

“If you think you’re leading, but no one is following, then you are only taking a walk.” – John Maxwell Today I want to focus again on finding leaders. Whether you import leadership or grow your own, I think you will find the following extract from our new 2022 version of “5 Keys to Successful Business…

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mind

What is the most important part of your body that no doctor has ever been able to find? Your mind! Life is a present for the present, it is far more important than the package it comes in. However while you can see the body very easily, you can’t see the mind which shapes how…

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learning-pace

Leaders are learners I once coached a builder who was so frustrated with his leading hand he was just about to sack him. His complaint was, “He just doesn’t listen!” So, we completed an engaged learning profile consisting of 30 questions and found that he was 18 visual, 3 auditory and 9 kinesthetic. It not…

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recharge

Do you deliberately schedule into your days and weeks time to RECHARGE and Accumulate Rest, Strength and Energy? This week’s focus is on recharging and making time each week to deliberately and strategically rebuild the energy you need to produce the effort required from you. How do you recharge? As I mentioned last week, because…

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sit-on-your-arse

Do you deliberately schedule into your days and weeks time to Accumulate Rest Strength and Energy Last Friday afternoon I said farewell to my Uncle who has been more like a father to me for all my life. When I was born, my mother was very sick so my Grandmother, Aunt and Uncle looked after…

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relationship-survive-business

Over the past four weeks we have been talking about our upcoming short course: How can your relationship survive your business? We have discussed guilt and the crippling effect that it has on any relationship. We discussed how opposites attract and then attack. What we see initially as complimentary and attractive in a friendship can…

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relationship-survive-business

In the early days, when I started running this course, I would have a lot of women come but nearly no men. So the first thing I want you to know is that this is not a beat up on men that work too hard and are away from their wife and kids a lot.…

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