Staring down in wonder at this person who so graciously shares with me her time and loyalty, day after day. I give her a quick head massage and a few spotted kisses to the face and I'm out the door. Will I ever see her again? Interestingly enough this article relates somewhat to Stoicism; the... Continue Reading →
Each day I ask myself a few questions which I feel keeps me in check. This is a small part of my daily routine but the most effective. In this article, I will condense some of the things I've written over the week and expand on some of the more profound reflective moments I've had.... Continue Reading →
My very first job as a 13yo was as an assistant librarian in 2001. I only got the job because of my height, and two things soon became apparent; 1. I was the only one who could reach the upper shelves without a step, and 2. It was the most boring job in the world.... Continue Reading →
'Who moved my cheese'- written by Dr Spencer Johnson, is a fantastic book about getting too comfortable with your situation and the challenges that can come from such a mentality. This short and easy to read novel has had a profound effect on my life, but I'll get to that in just a moment. Which mouse... Continue Reading →
I discovered something horrifying on my recent time away at Lake Weyba cottages in the Sunshine Coast. Something that made me question my very motives for being there in the first place. I'll get to that in just a minute. First of all, let me just say, we had a great time. A week of... Continue Reading →
“A penguin cannot become a giraffe, so just be the best penguin you can be.” – Gary Vaynerchuk I am a big fan of GV. The 'hustler of hustlers'. You can watch or listen to just about any of his content and you're bound to pick something up that benefits you.
'Synergy' - Synergy is the creation of a whole that is greater than the simple sum of its parts. The term synergy comes from the Attic Greek word συνεργία synergia from synergos, meaning "working together". Consistently trying to reach synergistic outcomes. What you and I can create together will be more than the sum of what... Continue Reading →
‘Proactive’ – Acting in advance to deal with an expected difficulty; anticipatory: proactive steps to prevent terrorism. I use this word a lot. I take it to mean doing the things that are important but may not be urgent. eg. Not consuming processed foods is a proactive measure to avoid future illness.
"one doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore". - Andre Gide. One interpretation - Letting go, at least for a while of the things you hold onto so tightly, so that you may be open and able to recieve the influence from new and different... Continue Reading →