Have you noticed that kids ask questions pretty much non-stop? All the time. Constantly. If you’re a parent, you’ll be very familiar with the Why? Why? Why? You know how it goes, you provide an answer, and back they come with yet another question. Kids are super persistent. They are relentless in the pursuit of … Continue reading Questions are good for your business!
Social Media & Your Business
You can love it or hate it, but the bottom line is that we need to engage in some way or another with social media on a business level. For smaller businesses and solopreneurs, it’s all too easy to become overwhelmed. Yet social media is here to stay, and by not using it effectively you … Continue reading Social Media & Your Business
A coach or a mentor?
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 personalities. We may not have recognised that at the time, but it is easy to look back and recollect them in 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
Interview with a Keyboard Player/Musician
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
Interview with a Mediator & Conciliator
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
An Interview with a Ghost
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
Back at my own desk – finally!
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!
My next steps
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 decisions we make without much thought at all. We make all these decisions … Continue reading DECISION MAKING