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I Will Be On A Hiatus For A While ðŸ˜Š

I am not sure how long I will be away from the blog, but I thought I would make a post now to let you know that my focus has been elsewhere for a little while and it will continue to be for some time yet. Of course, I will keep reading the wonderful blogs […]

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Faster is Slower – Managing Impossible Deadlines

Here is something for you to think about: Pushing for an outcome right now, when you haven’t considered all the inputs, will lead to either a very messy and costly solution or even one with no outputs or outcome at all! Most of us are familiar with Aesop’s fables and one in particular regarding the […]

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The Grotto’s Reflection – A Nod To George

So I thought that while I was on a roll, I would share my next musical creation, which is a nod to George… My sister and brother in law flew in from Tasmania yesterday. We haven’t seen each other for quite sometime, so it is fabulous that we can get together during the time of […]

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A Short Interlude At Jasmine Falls – An Instrumental Piece by Me!

So, this afternoon I thought I would quickly put down a piece of music on SoundCloud (only about 100 years overdue, but you get that). This is the opening to an instrumental song I wrote on the guitar a long time ago. It’s not the best recording in the world, but I had fun. The […]

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The Tea Trolley Ladies – The Glue That Kept The Office Together

I thought I would take a trip down memory lane and tell a tale or two about the awesome tea ladies who helped keep the morale alive and kicking in the office… As I was waiting with my mum on Monday morning at the hospital, she said “gee, it would be good if the tea […]

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Everybody Loves A Good Comeback – You Too Can Rise From The Ashes

Watching Big Shot the previous Sunday, former NCAA Division I champion basketball coach Marvyn Korn (John Stamos) has these very words said to him by a good friend who is also a chief basketball scout: “Everybody loves a good comeback.” For anyone who has caught up with this show, the feelgood story on Disney+ is […]

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The Kindness Revolution – Hugh MacKay

Or how crises and catastrophes are the making of us in challenging times and the importance of why we (both you and me) need to show leadership in our communities from the ground up… As I was sitting in the reception room of our dentist last weekend, an interview with Hugh MacKay was unfolding on […]

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Rameses II – A Leader Among Leaders

This is the first post in an ongoing series that will look at key leaders throughout Time and their enduring legacy, including key attributes applicable to leaders today I am a great believer that leaders are made, not born. That being said, there is much in the way of literature out there regarding how leaders […]

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The Hardest Thing I Have To Tell CEOs

It seems all through my working life, I have had to tell CEOs how it is… As some of you would be aware, I have spent a reasonable amount of time as a CEO. So, I do have some insight here regarding what I am about to say next. The bottomline: you should always tell […]

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A Distinct Lack of Interest – Some Days Are Like That!!!

Yes, I am having one of those days… Our daughter has been at her grandmother’s for the last month preparing the final touches to the props she has developed for the movie she is working on, which starts filming at the end of May. She is the head of production on Before Dawn, and her […]

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