Take Risks

Take Risks

Last week, I watched on the TV news as 4 teenage boys were rescued from the rocks after jumping into a blow hole. One of the boys was injured, and the surf was so big that the local surf lifesavers couldn’t reach them by boat. They sent one lifesaver (a teenage girl)...
Christmas is Coming, Buddy!

Christmas is Coming, Buddy!

At the beginning of this year, I had the grand intention of having a hit of tennis once a week with my husband. Has it happened? Not once! What I’ve realised is, that unless we set the goal together and then commit to it by booking the course for a term, it...
Stay Standing When Others Fall

Stay Standing When Others Fall

Have you ever used the expression “doing a Bradbury”? I love how that moved into the Australian vernacular after the 2002 Winter Olympics when Steven Bradbury became the first Australian to win Gold at a Winter Olympics. Recently, I was recalling that event to my...
Lean In or Lean Out?

Lean In or Lean Out?

When things get hard, we are sometimes told to lean in, but at other times, we might need to lean out. In last week’s webinar, I was describing the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, and how there are different classes of yachts that participate, and winners for each class....
Know Your No. 1

Know Your No. 1

What’s your number 1 thing this quarter? Let’s face it, none of us can multi-task (not even women)! We juggle a lot of things and achieve some amazing results, but at what cost? As a business, you might offer multiple products or services, but if you want...
Consistently Agile

Consistently Agile

“This is the way we do things around here”. Can a company who says that really be agile? I’d like to propose an interesting conundrum — consistency delivers agility. Think about paddling a canoe upstream. To move forward, you need to paddle on the left and the right,...