I found myself at the World Business Forum for a few days this week courtesy of Hitachi Limited, and had the pleasure of listening to Tom Peters speak over a client lunch.
I also had the pleasure of spending some time with two ... Read More
On the way to school this morning my youngest son (aged 8) was performing his daily ritual of telling me how much he loves his school. Both my boys love their school so much that their recent Mother’s day card also included ... Read More
Think about the last time someone asked you to do something that you’ve never done before. What was your immediate reaction? Did you respond with a “Yes, Let’s go for it!” Or did you say “Not on your life!”
When I started ... Read More
Is it just me, or isn’t greatness what everyone aspires to in one shape or form?
Maybe I’m different. I really want to be better each day and maybe not everyone feels as passionately about this as me, but most people out there ... Read More
Last year my girlfriend and I travelled oversees for the first time together. We weren’t exactly seasoned travellers and opted against veering off the beaten track.
Instead we saw the sites of Europe that have become standard traveller fare; the Eifel ... Read More
How do you transform a large Mining Services organization from paper-based order requisitioning to electronic requisitioning, with a 100% conversion rate and 91% satisfaction rating?
Imagine an environment of 700 users processing 1,000 requisitions per day, at 14 separate sites (working both day and night shifts), and a training schedule of ... Read More
@davidgee888 wrote a fantastic article last year about his first 90 days as a CIO. I really enjoyed, and got me thinking about what the first 90 days means to a sales person.
Sales organizations traditionally track and measure revenues on a quarterly ... Read More
A friend sent me an amazing short video the other day and it got me thinking about change.
What are the changes I am going to make today to become a better person, a better leader, more productive and more efficient?
And if ... Read More
I am not sure about you, but my life these days is pretty busy. The demands of my family, my job/s, my personal needs and the needs of everyone around me make for a pretty full schedule each day.
And the truth is, ... Read More
Life is tough. As M. Scott Peck said in his book “The Road Les Travelled”; Life is difficult.
Less and less things come easily and more and more you need to fight for what you want.
I’m not sure if this is a factor ... Read More