Platforms vs pedestals. What are you building?

There are two types of pedestals. The one you build with intent and desire. You like the altitude. You like that people must look up. That you get to look down. It makes you feel superior. The other is when people put you on a pedestal of their own making. They project some altitude on you, give you a status … Read More

Entrepreneurs for Impact. A more beautiful world through business.

This next three months I am offering something very special to those four (4) of you who are hell bent on creating an IMPACTFUL business that is good for the planet and all the creatures on it. You know…business where we want to make a profit, AND we do not want to sell our soul. Even one nano piece of … Read More

Disruption – the nature of it. A Myriad dance with Debbie.

Last week in my home state of Queensland we had an extreme weather event called Debbie. Cyclone Debbie to be exact. She made landfall in north Queensland, with winds of up to 260 kilometers an hour, March 28th. Many homes were lost. Lives changed course. Heartbreak. Then Debbie moved south and dropped an alarming amount of rain onto South East … Read More

A singular focus – the act of personal bests, repeated

As the Olympics wrap up for 2016 and the sports mad nation of Australia contemplates our successes and misses in Rio I am reminded of one of our great athletes, Ian Thorpe. As a 3x per week swimmer for 20 or so years, I know a little bit about the black line. About early mornings, and hours and hours that … Read More

Synergy – when one plus one equals one thousand

No amount of examination of a poisonous gas, Chloride, or an explosive metal, Sodium, would ever have anyone believe that when the two are mixed together in nature we get a harmless white powder that we sprinkle on food. Yet the marriage of Sodium and Chloride creates salt. This is synergy in action. Dissection down to the cellular level, of … Read More

Epic Stories, Angry Gods

Sometimes the dawn sky tells an epic story, one of angry Gods, blood spilled on thick dark clouds, whispers of light desperate to seep through.  And yet a calm ocean…as if all in the heavens are seething while we go about our lives in untethered and often painful ignorance. If I were the Gods I might well be seething with … Read More

Habits, commitments and sabotage

I have some wonderful habits. 20 plus years of early morning exercise that keeps me young, fit, vital and alive. So much a habit that I hardly need to think about it, and I certainly do not argue with myself about getting up any more. I also have some habits that need to be discarded. Most of them are habits … Read More