Collaborative conversation

So, I  picked up the telephone and the conversation was something  like this:Hi Charlie, do you have time for a chat? I’d like to discuss something that is capable of profoundly enhancing your business. Sure Ian, when is good for you? I can do Mon-Thurs morning or Thurs-Friday any time after 2 pm? I met up withContinue reading “Collaborative conversation”

Become better, not bigger.

Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves … … a problem shared is a problem solved … …time is the greatest gift, once given it is never recouped … … If you do nothing, nothing is what remains … … The first step to change is acceptance … … the greatestContinue reading “Become better, not bigger.”

Be like Greta.

Last night I was watching TV., a BBC programme, all about an 18yr old environmental activist named Greta Thunberg, the show was entitled “A Year to Change the World.” What strikes me about this young lady is her utmost dedication. During ‘the show’ we see her visit Poland, a monumental coal mine where we hear pointsContinue reading “Be like Greta.”

Happiness

‘I remember that song …’ I thought to myself. We all know how it works don’t we? You realise that the tune on the radio has taken us back to somewhere. Usually a special “somewhere.” Or it may be a shout-out from the DJ – ‘any requests’?  We recall our favourites. These days I even findContinue reading “Happiness”

Knowing me, knowing you

Again, I was with a bunch of friends via ZOOM recently, we were discussing the value of LinkedIn and similar online networking platforms. It was more than curiosity that drove me. I understand that some folk view networking as a vessel for new leads while others look for learning, peer affinity. Networking fulfils different needs forContinue reading “Knowing me, knowing you”

You are the pilot

So, twelve months on, working through a global crisis.Another new financial year and I hope this finds you in that same moment of reflection as it does myself because I want to help with what’s to come. My Wish … My wish to you in the forthcoming new financial year is that the right people knowContinue reading “You are the pilot”

It happens, get over it

Growing up in ’50s West Australia, I recall most days were happy, full of fun with two brothers not much younger than me. There’s no doubt our parents, recent immigrants found those early years pretty tough. No promise of prosperity. Dad moved quite a bit with work which meant we moved house often, never settling.Continue reading “It happens, get over it”