I suspect that each of us can fondly remember our best coaches and mentors. Why? Because they have shaped our lives and influenced the development of our personality. We may not have recognized that at the time, but it is easy to look back and recollect them with hindsight. But are coaches and mentors the … Continue reading A coach or a mentor?
It’s been a little while since I’ve done a personal update on my blog, so here goes… Where am I now? I'm in Darwin, Australia. It's my home base, my house is here and so are my kids, Wayne and Sasha (albeit they are adults. Well, most of the time!) and of course our dogs, … Continue reading My Epiphany
A/N This weeks interviewee is a guy whose carved out a different kind of career for himself. Read on to learn how he's managed to make his boyhood dream a reality, and the lessons learnt along the way. Tell us a little about your career and how you ended up where you are today. I actually … Continue reading Interview with a Keyboard Player/Musician
A/N - I first met our inspirational interviewee when I took on the role of CEO at Lifeline Top End. Tell us a little about your career and how you ended up where you are today. I had a good education in the UK and a mother who believed her daughters were entitled to be … Continue reading Interview with a Mediator & Conciliator
Do you remember wondering what you would like to do during your late teens and early twenties? When I was making the transition from educational life to working life, I was keenly interested in career options and in hearing about others’ experiences – particularly if they were in a field I was considering. It’s occurred … Continue reading An Interview with a Ghost
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
The New Year is a time when people often make resolutions that are not kept so rather than make resolutions I find that this a fabulous time to have a personal planning session with myself. I use this as a time to clean out and sort out in both the physical and also mental sense. … Continue reading Action Plans
Have you secretly (or maybe not so secretly) thought you would like to change your life in some way, shape or form? I know lots of people have but feel they can’t do anything for one reason or another. Family, kids, parents, finances, pets and a myriad of other thing are usually cited as the … Continue reading Changing our lives