A Vision of wrong

"With out a clear vision of what wrong looks like, you and your workforce have to deal with the pain of doing something hard and often painful without knowing why" Change to Strange- Pg 173

Strategy is externally focused

Because strategic direction defines the nature of the desired relationship between a business and its customers, objectives are only strategic when they lead to outcomes that are recognised by customers. Strategy objectives, therefore, are always externally focused. Internal objectives – creating better employee involvement, or becoming one of the best work places in America – … More Strategy is externally focused

Ancient words…

In essentials, unity; in action, freedom; and in all things, trust. – Aristotle Compassionate Leadership – pg 121

Sexy

SEXY. For some reason I really like the provocative nature of this word. Its a funny word because said in the right situation with the right amount of, well, passion; you can actually make grown men flinch. Noticeably flinch! The America Heritage Dictionary says that it is slang for HIGHLY appealing or interesting. For me, … More Sexy

The week that was…

A sad week this week. Went to the funeral of my uncle Terry. He was my Mum’s only living immediate family member and an awesome uncle. Craig and I spoke at the funeral. As I reflected on his life I know that his life challenges me to be a great uncle. One that takes a … More The week that was…

Danger alright…

Now that I have my pilots licence for planes, I have started thinking about how inconvenient they are. A helicopter would be so much better. I could drop into the vacant land next to agóge HQ. It would be great. Well on Friday a Robinson R44 dropped into our neighbours CKL. It encapsulated all of … More Danger alright…

Expectations

Recently I flew on Pacific Blue for the first time.  As it was my first flight I had expectations. Big Ones. Cool crew, more seat room, modern planes. It was to be an adventure. On my first flight the crew were dull, boring and lifeless. Their attempts at humour were staged and had as much … More Expectations