The Age article: Germanwings crash puts anguished spotlight on workplace mental health

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Grief is flowing yet again for loved ones lost in an air disaster, so what can we learn from the appalling end of Germanwings Flight 9525?  A memorial to one of the victims of Germanwings flight 9525, set up near … Continue reading

Being Awesome

Over the last couple of months I’ve finally had the opportunity to launch our Be Awesome program.   It has been a long held dream of mine to provide programs that help people thrive not only at work but more broadly … Continue reading

8 Years in Business: and the lessons keep coming!

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Last week Ryan Gately turned 8 years old. As I’m inclined to do on my own birthday I took the time to reflect on what my team and I have achieved so far as well as the lessons I have … Continue reading

Simplify: focus on the things that matter most

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Life can be complex, particularly when we choose to make it that way. How often do you find yourself overthinking things, juggling more than you can reasonably expect to get done, planning for every possible eventuality?  The choices we make … Continue reading

Getting HRs Head and Heart into the Picture

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Last night I read an article published on HC Online that for the most part I loved – ‘Influencing the C-Suite: advice for HR leaders.’   The article quotes Susan Davies, Director of Human Resources, Administration and Customer Service at TNT … Continue reading

Lessons on learning from inside the dojo

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Last week I had the pleasure of speaking to the state coaches and team managers of Karate Victoria.  Invited by head coach Bruce Hyland to speak, it was both an honour and pleasure to share with the group some of … Continue reading