Without each individual drop of water there would be no puddles, no streams, no rivers, no ocean, no life. You may feel as significant as a drop in the ocean, but without you we are nothing.
I think there is little doubt that the economy is slowing. Christmas spending, and therefore transport volumes, where very late. Figures just out from show that Retail EFTPOS transactions are down in January. Add to that an election year and high fuel and interest rates and it can only but slow down. This is further … More The year ahead…
It is interesting as I look back over my life how many leaders I learnt from: From Glyn I learnt a habit of purposefully saying Good Morning. From Dave I learnt the importance of structured sales calls. From Jeff I learnt heaps about strategic thought. From Bruce I learnt about the importance of process and … More Follow the leader
This is classic. Have a watch.
Its amazing how things are waiting for you to make the right step and then the other things will just fall into place.
Took the whole family flying for the first time Saturday. We flew from Hamilton to Tauranga, took Mun and Dad for a fly, then flew back. My Son is under 4 so sat with a lap belt on his mums knee. This meant we had 5 people on board (POB) in a four 4 seater … More Family Flying
I wonder sometimes if I don’t over complicate leadership. Maybe the most important, most necessary, most essential attributes of a leader could be summed up in these two ideas; Communicating Stunningly to Implement the Future. Maybe these two ideas are all that leadership is! The problems arise when you try to explain what these ideas … More The simplest form of Leadership
A hundred years from now it will not matterWhat your bank account was,The sort of house you I lived inOr the kind of car you droveBut the world may be differentBecause you were important in the life of a child' – Anon
– What was our intent?– What actually happened?– Why did that happen?– What can we learn from those events?– What actions should we take now in prepartion for the future, similar events? Extraordinary leader pg 218
I’m reading a book at the moment by an Author that I respect and who’s books I have enjoyed a lot in the past. In this current book he takes about one paragraph to have a go at authors (generally) who promote routine feeding of babies and wraps it some psycho stuff about a baby … More Attack that author and you attack me!
There I was waiting. Killing time, hanging around for my appointed time at the doctors. Having parked myself on a padded bench seat not much more comfortable than an old church pew I search for something to read. I flick through a readers Digest (June 2007) and discover an article about the most trust New … More The most trusted of 2007…