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How To Build in Redundancy (Down Time)

Despite what many high achievers espouse out there, we cannot keep working at a great rate of knots to achieve key outcomes… The concept of redundancy is a simple one: how to have time out during the working week. In otherwords, this is about implementing a process that ensures when feeling the strain, you will […]

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Three Simple Rules For Preventing Burnout

During the last five months, I have made sure to follow my own advice! Keep your weekends work free It doesn’t have to be the weekend per sae, as we all have different work patterns including when we get time off. So, when you do have that break, reconnect with your downtime through closing the […]

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The Week That Was – A Leader Through A Life of Service, An Abundance of Wildflowers and Heading Home

With the passing of the late sovereign yesterday, Queen Elizabeth ll, I put into train a range of protocols at work re her passing and in preparing for the ascension of King Charles lll. At one point yesterday, one of my executives asked “how did I know this stuff?” I just smiled and replied protocols […]

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Saudade – A Sense of Longing, An Absence Felt – Ottmar Liebert

Today, I thought I would share with you a wonderful piece of music by my favourite guitarist: Ottmar Liebert. It has been another busy week: meetings, reports, attending expos and undertaking presentations to the various communities I have responsibility for regarding the newly adopted budget for 2022/2023. I discovered Ottmar so long ago now. He […]

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Reflections: W.O.L.D. – Harry Chapin – The Original Influencer

I thought I would share with you today one of those songs that is an eternal favourite of mine, but one I hadn’t listened to in a while until recently: W.O.L.D. Harry Chapin was a very good guitarist, a fine musician, but ultimately, a great storyteller and humanitarian. As much as I like Bob Dylan, […]

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George Jetson Was Born Today – The Future is Here 😂

How could I not resist posting this announcement! Our eldest son said a few minutes ago: “George Jetson was born today.” First airing in 1962 (just so you know, yes, this was before I was born), and lasting just one season, The Jetsons presented a fun packed view of the future. George and his family […]

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Leaders Say What We Cannot!

I am going to share a single thought with you today: leaders say what we cannot! The greatest leaders form words that not only define a generation, but guide us through the echoes of time. Sometimes, the significance of these words are lost. However, it is always up to the new generation of leaders to […]

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The Legacy of Greatness – Vale Bacchus

In the space of a day, last Friday, Australian sport and the cricketing world lost two giants of the game – Rod Marsh and Shane Warne. My story is about one of those legends – the colossus known as Bacchus! Rod Marsh aka Bacchus (Iron Gloves ) He loomed over my earliest cricket memories like […]

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Draw Blood From a Stone – Metropolis

One of my favourite songs from my favourite movie… Sometimes there is a song or a piece of music that sums up a certain feeling, a reflection or mood. One of my favourite songs is Draw Blood From A Stone. It was composed by the fabulous Giorgio Moroder and performed by Cycle V as part […]

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