Grow a Brain

Grow a Brain

Does the expression “Grow a brain!” take you back to the schoolyard? We all have some funny stories of stupid stuff we (or others) did as teenagers, and how our friends or families reacted. We can blame that on the fact teenagers’ brains are still growing. Turns out...
The Myth of Multitasking

The Myth of Multitasking

Are you a list person? On the weekend my daughter was feeling a tad overwhelmed by all the items she had on her list. When she showed me the list, I noticed towards the top was Take a Shower. Do you really need that on your list I exclaimed?! Of course, what she was...
Be Prepared

Be Prepared

10 years ago, I participated in my first ever 50km Coastrek, from Palm Beach to Balmoral Beach in Sydney. I was in one of two teams of friends who had decided to enter in this event to raise funds for the Fred Hollows foundation. Our two teams often trained...
Cyber Risk

Cyber Risk

Daily, we are hearing terrible stories, from loss of personal savings to the impact on businesses brought to a standstill while they sort out responses to cybercrime. Yet the problem is worsening, not getting better! Don’t be fooled into thinking that “this couldn’t...
Is it a Process or a System?

Is it a Process or a System?

Sunday night, I was watching a repeat of the classic Aussie sitcom Kath & Kim. Known for mixing their words, they never disappoint. Kath’s wedding invitation was hilarious: “You are invited to witnessKath and Kel denounce their love for each other and consummate...
Not just a Wish List

Not just a Wish List

A few years ago, a tennis coach suggested I change my grip to a more modern and versatile hold that would make changing from forehand to backhand quicker. I didn’t think I had much of a problem with that area of my game, but I gave it a go. It seemed to work, but I...