A/N My interviewee this week is recognised as one of the Top 25 European Office 365 Influencers. Only two women made this list. She is also one of the 4 women recognised in the Global Top 25 Office 365 Influencers. As if that's not enough, she's also been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional … Continue reading An Interview with a Top Influencer
A/N - I' m delighted to have Bob McInnis as my very first guest blogger. Right – wrong: is it a matter of perspective? While I believe there are some absolutes, I am less certain about a lot of things. I read voraciously, listen attentively, think deeply, reflect and synthesize. The condensed product bears a … Continue reading Being True to Yourself Series – Part 3. Right – wrong: is it a matter of perspective?
What a whirlwind it’s been the last six weeks. Whizzing back and forth across time zones between Australia and Europe meant no time to get really settled in properly at home. It’s great to finally be back home this last week with my feet back under my own desk. All my own bits and pieces … Continue reading Back at my own desk – finally!
In Australia, July 1st marks the start of a new financial year. For most businesses, regardless of size, the precursor to this is a period of frenzied activity. Wrapping up the old financial year and preparing for the new: creating new strategies, setting and taking new directions, evaluating the past year’s performance success factors and … Continue reading My next steps
We make decisions every day of our life from the moment we wake up each morning. Some are small ones; I’ll just lay here for another 5 minutes, one cup of coffee or two, a piece of toast or cereal? Simple, easy decision we make without much thought at all. We make all these decisions … Continue reading DECISION MAKING
Looking after yourself. Taking care of number one. It doesn't always come easily. However, it's also absolutely essential we learn to practice this on a regular basis. In today's electronic age it's too easy to always be 'on', to feel the need to check emails and answer mobile phones with little regard to the day … Continue reading Self care – an essential
I suspect we take paper for granted most of the time but since I have been here in Spain I am rediscovering what a wonderful commodity it is and what an important role it plays in our lives. Thursday saw me return to Seville again in the hope of securing my identity card. This week … Continue reading Paper…..such precious stuff
As a child I lived all over the world and called several different counties home. My father worked for the United Nations and this somewhat nomadic lifestyle was the life I was born into, so of course, I did not realise that our lifestyle was so different. As I grew older and stared work in … Continue reading Why the change of lifestyle……an answer to the question so many are asking
What is the definition of winning? The dictionary says - Successful, triumphant, victorious, unbeatable - well yes, I suppose a lot of that description does fit. I have so far been successful in my fight against breast cancer, successful in my career and fortunate enough to have won several accolades. But to me, what is … Continue reading A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE ON WINNING
Taking a quick look back over my 2013 Action Plan I'm pleased to say I've managed to tick off the vast majority of items that were written down at the beginning of 2013. The Camino and Vogalonga were both on the Action Plan - beautiful memories that will live forever. My visit to Spain also … Continue reading A QUICK GLANCE BACK AT 2013