Posted on September 1, 2014

Dare To Dream

Tigers players celebrating their amazing win on the weekend After their first foray into the AFL finals in many years in 2013, the Richmond Football Club had big, bold plans for 2014. The team had improved every year under coach Damien ...

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Posted on August 30, 2014

How Do You Eat an Elephant?

Feeling hungry? This is one of those weeks, when I’ve clearly bitten off more than I can chew. We had a large number of clients coming through, many with challenging deadlines, and I am going to be out for a couple of days helping on my ...

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Posted on August 28, 2014

Good Things Come To Those Who Don’t Wait

Good things come to those who don’t wait… for the right opportunity, for permission from others, until everything is perfect, until they have the time. Waiting to take action is just another excuse for inaction and won’t get you ...

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Posted on August 27, 2014

The Secret Behind the Very Best Resumes

There are a few secrets that professional resume writers use. In no particular order, they include: Length, Spelling and grammar, The inclusion of relevant key words, The exclusion of irrelevant personal details, Bold language ...

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Posted on August 27, 2014

Before and After

I had to mow the lawn last weekend.  Before I started, I dreaded the thought. Then I did what I had to do and afterwards, I looked at the result and was rapt.  I also love the smell of freshly cut grass and was glad that I had done ...

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Posted on August 25, 2014

You Will Be Judged By Your Actions

By all means, tell us your intentions. Give us an idea of your aspirations and goals. Feel free to state your values and make them clear. But in the end, we will judge you by your actions. Whether you like it or not, your verbs matter more ...

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Posted on August 22, 2014

The Singing Window Cleaner

In our local shopping centre is a middle-aged Chinese man who washes the windows. Every time I see him working, he has a big smile on his face and is either singing or whistling to himself. It’s not a fun, glamorous job and he  doesn’t ...

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Posted on August 21, 2014

Wrong Question

“Who’s fault is this?” “Why do I have to do this?” “Why can’t my life be more like …?” “When is the economy going to get better?” “When is my luck going to change?” Wrong question. It’s much more resourceful to ask yourself, “What ...

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Posted on August 21, 2014

Do you Seek Comfort or Courage?

I suspect that this is one of the most important questions that you can ask yourself today. Do you seek comfort or courage? Are you aspiring for an easy life, or for a life that matters? Are you looking to stay safe, or to take ...

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