Is it too hard this year to celebrate being Australian?

Is it too hard this year to celebrate being Australian?

An understatement sounds like; ‘There’s a lot going on at the moment in the land down under’. Hospitals in crisis with OMGicron (that’s what we are calling it), RATs playing hard to get, PCR’s taking longer to get than a divorce, to keep or not to keep Novak, lack of...
The problem with asking people what they want at work

The problem with asking people what they want at work

For years we have run engagement surveys or conducted learning and development audits to help work out what our people need to be more ‘engaged’. Whatever that word really means. We do it for all the right reasons but it’s never really sat well with me. We are asking...
What’s this cancel culture all about?

What’s this cancel culture all about?

I was talking to my good mate, Colin, about how we feel when people cancel at the last minute. This form of cancelling has nothing to do with ‘cancel culture’. I decided my reaction to people cancelling has more to do with me than them. But that for another time....
What don’t you want to be lazy about?

What don’t you want to be lazy about?

We asked this question of ourselves individually late last year. The context was about how we wanted to enter 2022. We looked at plans for our work, money, relationships and wellbeing. When we looked at our goals, under each of these 4 headings, we decided there were...
You don’t wanna read it and I don’t wanna write it

You don’t wanna read it and I don’t wanna write it

It’s the crawl over the finish line time. More like dribble over it for 2021. So have the best bloody Christmas break EVER! We all deserve it. To the frontline workers and those who don’t get to stop because of this awful virus. THANK YOU! So very much. Enjoy your...
My gift to you.

My gift to you.

Is music. We all know that when we hear one of our favourite tunes, or a new one we are drawn to, that we feel better right?! It’s because it releases all the good endorphins and with the right music we can lower blood pressure and cortisol. Music is powerful. Think...