Category Archives: Blog

Breaking free from the Jonah Complex

    Have you ever put off applying for a new job, going out on your own and starting your own business or going back to school to complete tertiary study? If this sounds like you then you may be suffering … READ MORE

Bad to Worse – It all comes down to attitude

Have you ever had one of those mornings where everything that could go wrong did go wrong? Well Joey a good friend of mine from a past career did, and it had a major influence on his mood for the … READ MORE

Exit Stage Left – How getting off the highway can lead to finding your element

Recently I had a very close friend of mine ask me – How do I know what I want to be when I grow up?  How do I find my passion? More importantly how do I get paid for using … READ MORE

It’s like coming to work with children everyday – Maybe its because your behaving like a parent

“I just won’t do it Scott” …… “You’re not listening to me…Yes, you will…just do as you are told Michael and that’s the end of it”. What had happened and why was I now sounding like my father telling me … READ MORE

Why sad songs say so much…

People who are compassionate may be ‘rewarded’ by experiencing pleasure from sad music THE CONVERSATION  September 17, 2016 Tear-jerkers such as Adele’s Someone Like You frequently top the charts these days, while gloomy classical compositions like Mozart’s Requiem have moved people for centuries. Both portray … READ MORE

The Four Burners Theory: The Downside of Work-Life Balance

I read this article on James I started following James because of his tips for physical fitness; however it is his insights about motivation and success that held my interest. James describes himself as: “an author, photographer, and weightlifter. … READ MORE

The Toblerone Challenge – Providing Feedback

Imagine you have a present for someone in your team; it’s appropriate and needed – it also has the potential to improve someone’s life and make their work more fulfilling.  It is not a 1 metre block of Toblerone ™, … READ MORE

Degree or Experience – What’s more important to you?

Article by Scott Timmins Something has dogged me for years and I am not sure what the answer is. So rather that continue to mull over it I thought I would ask our network of professional for their advice? Recently … READ MORE

How BIG is your chair?

Status in the animal kingdom is usually an expression of power or dominance, it’s a ‘pecking order’ and it’s generally fairly static. The dominant matriarch in lion society is number one in the pride and she stays that way until … READ MORE

Making a Mountain out of a Mole Hill – Why we go there

“I have called you all in to let you know that I have just met with the senior directors of the company. They have informed me that there are going to be some big changes coming up. I don’t know … READ MORE