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Whenever we're telling someone about what we do for a job, we tend to focus on our Responsibilities in our job role. And for most of us, this carries through to our Resumes as well...

How often have you found the answer you were seeking, only to tell yourself, 'Yeah, I already knew that' ? Well, if you already knew it, why aren't you taking action now? Why are y...

Ever noticed how successful people just seem to have more luck? Serendipity just seems to look after them. Well, if you want to improve your chances of tripping over a little more ...

So often, businesses devote so much time, effort, money and resource to develop a new strategy, only to have it fail when they come to implement it. According to Sam Spurlin, there...

A mistake, by definition, is wrong. Right? So how can you make a Right Mistake? Well, sometimes you don't know it was a mistake until much later on. Sometimes it's simply the value...

We often hear companies talk about the importance of the uniform to the people wearing it. It connects them to the organisation. Gives them a sense of identity. Well, I would argue...

The problem with being right is complacency. You stop trying. You stop searching. You stop striving. Whereas those who are still trying to prove themselves right tend to keep pushi...

At some point in the future, it's going to end. You're going to quit. Whether it's your business, your career or even your daily podcast. ;-) So, if you know it's going to end, dec...

Once Upon A Time the Milkman used to deliver fresh bottles of milk to our doorstep. Then, the next day, he'd return and collect the empty bottles and replace them with fresh ones. ...

Imagine this... You're walking down the street and see a guy off in the distance who looks like your friend Steve. You call out to him. Hey Steveo!  Nothing. So you yell a bit loud...

I'd hate to think how much money I would have now if I had saved just 5% or 10% of all the money that's passed through my hands over the years. I'd hate to think about how much tim...

This is my new process for communicating and sharing important news, events, happenings of a personal nature. I realised last night, as I wanted to share some news, that my first r...

If we've learned one thing as a result of this pandemic...it's that behavioural change is possible. But if we've learned two things...it's that it can be hard. Think about all the ...

Who are you? Invariably, who we are is closely linked to what we do. And that means, for many people, their job or career are a major part of their identity. I am a Spa guy. I am a...

We talk a lot about the data. The metrics. Our KPIs. And fair enough. These things are all important. But as Nick Day reminds us, there are other things that simply can not be meas...

The Worst Case Scenario...almost never happens. That might seem a little silly to say right now, given the global pandemic we're living through. But I would argue that a big part o...

The more experiences you have, the more people you meet, the products and services you try, chances are, the luckier you get. You will start to be exposed to new opportunities As y...

I am a huge fan of Disruption. I think the word itself is overused these days, but the concept is important. The idea of looking at things differently, trying to find new ways to d...

Famed Tech Venture Capitalist wrote a post back in 2010 titled 'No Conflict, No Interest'. Suggesting that sometimes the trade off of having people interested and invested in your ...

Nobody likes to feel dumb. Sometimes, however, in our effort to show how smart, intelligent and valuable we are, we can lose sight of that fact. When creating information for our c...

Oftentimes, when we think about making a good first impression, we focus on the physical elements. How we look, how we dress, how we're groomed. And from a location point of view, ...

More times than I care to remember I’ve been accused of being negative. Why? Because I doubt things. I question things. I see the positive. But I don’t linger on it. For me, the re...

Every problem has a solution. If it doesn't have a solution...it's not a problem. And if it's not a problem, you shouldn't be spending any time, energy or effort focussing on tryin...

Something is better than nothing. Anything is better than nothing. Or so we're told. But I'd like to call NONSENSE & GIBBERISH on that! Don't get me wrong, I totally agree with...

Resumes are dead. OK. What should take / has taken its place?? That question was posed by Alexis Ohanion on Twitter recently and it prompted a torrent of interesting perspectives, ...

LEGO - the kids building block company - released a full length animated feature movie in 2014. In doing that, they created a genius piece of Content Marketing. The movie made a $4...

The Answer is The Question. And the Question is...Why Do You Care? If you're having trouble getting started writing that article, creating that content or even completing that job ...

Yesterday was episode 1234 of this show.  1-2-3-4 There was a time when I thought that would be a good number to end on. Finish on an interesting number. But I've come to realise t...

AFL Football legend Jonathon Brown recently made a great point about the addictiveness of the Chase for Greatness.   Everybody wants to be part of a winning team.   Everybod...

Service is not the same as Hospitality. Service is transactional. Somebody serves you. Hospitality is reciprocal. I invite you. I host you. A great article by Tejal Rao in the New ...

Getting fit is pretty Simple. You just need to exercise more. But as we all know, that's not always so Easy to do. If you burn more calories than you consume, you'll probably lose ...

Many of us find it challenging to regularly post on social media because we overthink it. We're told that to gain more followers we need to post consistently about the same topics....

It's hard not to take it personally when someone criticises your thing - your product, your service, your company, your presentation, etc. Even though they want to stress that it's...

Can you achieve career success if you're not doing work you're passionate about? Yes! Can you ever truly find happiness if you don't find your passion? Yes! Would your results be b...

Striving for perfection is a good thing. The problem is, perfection is largely unattainable. Of course the other problem is that in many cases, perfection is subjective. So, if it'...

Many businesses offer free samples of what they do as a way to try get customers to sign up and pay for their main product or service. If it's an online course, there'll be a FREE ...

We tell ourselves stories all the time. Usually it's to help us justify and explain and make excuses for the current situation we find ourselves in. And that's ok. The problem is i...

Employees come to work for your for reasons other than just the salary that you pay them. Customers come to your business for reasons other than just the products and services that...

I've long been fascinated with this idea of finding your Passion. One of the more interesting elements of Passion is this suggestion that once you find your Passion, things just ge...

I've just spent a couple of days in the mountains, just outside of Kuala Lumpur. Literally, on the fringes of this major city, was a completely different world. And I think it's a ...

As a result of COVID-19, many businesses have been forced to close for an extended period of time. As you start to re-open your business, the focus will no doubt be on having the C...

360 Degree Performance Appraisals have been around for a while. The process of getting feedback not only from your boss, but also your co-workers, subordinates, etc., makes sense. ...

One of the great frustrations if you're a bit lower down on the ladder in your organisation is when you've got a great idea but upper management doesn't see it the same as you do. ...

We often refer to our Career as a Journey. But, building on what David Schwarz said in this insightful article about securing a position on a Board ( https://bit.ly/3dkMhiQ ), mayb...

Most businesses like the idea of having an experienced team. And most consumers like to think there's an experienced team behind the product or service that they're buying. However...

If you're thinking of your calendar or your diary as simply a place to schedule and track your meetings, then you're getting it all wrong. Julian Shapiro reckons you should think a...

Just to be clear, I do NOT consider myself to be any sort of authority when it comes to fashion. Still...I can't help but wonder why we don't see more action around fashion startup...

Branding is important. No doubt about it. Understanding you are and what you stand for as a business, a company and as a brand. Understanding your Mission, Vision and Values. It's ...

If you really want to get some perspective on joy, just watch a 3 year old child in the park. They find joy in the simplest of things. Maybe watching a leaf fall to the ground. Or ...

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