The Leadership Journey

The Leadership Journey

When I was in my late 20s, I went from working as an engineer in manufacturing into a middle management role where I had unionised workers reporting to me as well as staff. When I think back to that time, I really didn’t have much of a clue what I was doing! I was...
People Grow

People Grow

I read something interesting this week — it is in the rest after the workout that we grow. It was written in the context of work and creativity, though we could imagine the same applying to an athlete. It was suggesting that intense periods of focused work followed by...
Firewalking

Firewalking

Firewalking entails walking on hot coals, across blazing flames, or on hot stones with bare feet. It is performed all around the world, with some doing so to prove their religious faith, for purification, or other rites and religious ceremonies. It is purported to...
Businesses Grow

Businesses Grow

I’ve been working with a few businesses lately that are on a growth trajectory. They have been working with an outline of processes and systems that is temporarily appropriate for a smaller organisation, but now they are ready to grow to the next level these need to...
It’s Like Rain on Your Wedding Day

It’s Like Rain on Your Wedding Day

Last Friday, across Sydney and much of the east coast there was flash flooding as we received a battering of rain and intense storms. Over the weekend we saw flooding of the Hawkesbury region again, as other areas were restored to power and people cleaned up their...
Managing Time

Managing Time

There’s a reason I have always played team sport and exercised with friends. If it was up to me to schedule a gym session or go for a jog, then I know it just wouldn’t happen. Recently, I was introduced to a clever concept by Chris Freeman (Design a Decade). He...