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PUT YOURSELF IN A POSITION TO WIN

Work hard. Know your strengths. Stick to your game plan. Be patient. Never give up. These are all things that Steven Bradbury played out in 2002 and came home as the most unlikely winner of a gold medal. Not just any gold medal, but Australia’s first ever Winter Olympics Gold Medal. This race was memorable for me […]

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AMAZON GO – AMAZON GONE

“I hate it” he cried. “Where will all the jobs for our kids be?” she questioned. “We are losing jobs!” he protested. “I like to deal with people, not machines!” he proclaimed. These are just some of the comments I have received lately from people who are in a bit of an uproar with Amazon […]

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NEW GENERATIONS

I’m 50 years old. I am still young at heart. I still have goals, dreams and things I am passionate about (hint – PURPOSE). I have the internet. This is the the most exciting time of my life. Oh and I still have lots of time… What would you get if you used the following […]

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WHY HR IS PART OF THE PROBLEM

Leadership is broken and the concept of Human Resources is part of the problem, not the solution. Sorry HR people 🙁 what follows is a bit of a rant. There are more factors in the landscape than these, I know…. but let’s summarize just a few points. We are spending billions of dollars on developing […]

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SOMEONE TO BELIEVE IN ME

As I get to the end of writing my book SIMPLIFIED: Leadership Is Simple. You Lead People., I have been reflecting on some of the people who helped me become who I am today. Who are the inspirations in my journey to lead different? Some of the most amazing leaders in the world today, probably […]

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LEADERSHIP IS CALLING

Have you noticed that virtually every leader in the world doesn’t have the word LEADER in their job title? Yet, virtually every manager has the word MANAGER in theirs? This is why I believe that leadership isn’t really a position or job title. It’s a belief, a calling, a way of thinking, an inspirational pursuit to […]

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PAST YOUR USE BY DATE?

Ok, let me be clear, I didn’t write the excerpt that follows. I don’t even know who did. It was sent to me by a friend with no nom du plume on it. I am sharing it though, because I friggin love this shit! This level of thinking and visioning is what I encourage every leader […]

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LEADERSHIP TRAINING CONSPIRACY

We have never had a time of more educated leaders than we do today, yet the need for great leaders is getting bigger. How can this be? The leadership gap is widening, not reducing. The percentage of disengaged employees is increasing, not reducing The percentage of disengaged leaders is increasing, not reducing Culture & engagement remain the […]

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