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Managing your money with John Barton

Managing your money with John Barton

   John Barton is the CEO of MGD, a Brisbane based wealth management company. What struck me when we first met many years ago, was his generosity in sharing his knowledge and his time. He's driven by an absolute focus on values, quality, teamwork and corporate...

How do you ask, listen and observe?

How do you ask, listen and observe?

It’s been an interesting week with the government announcing the lifting of some of the COVID-19 restrictions. I have to admit, I’m a little anxious about it all, but I am looking forward to being able to see a few more family and friends.  In this podcast episode, I...

How well do you listen?

How well do you listen?

In my recent post Are you asking the right questions?, I explored different types of questions, how to ask personal questions, and why we need to ask them. Today I want to share some thoughts on listening.     Management consultant and educator Peter Drucker...

People stuff with Zoë Routh

People stuff with Zoë Routh

 I feel like I say this ALL THE TIME, but I loved this conversation with Zoë Routh. We met about three years ago when I joined Thought Leaders Business School, and I liked her immediately! We have loads of things in common – a love of food and travel, pet chickens,...

Managing your energy

Managing your energy

    Are we all sick of Zoom yet? I've been averaging about 20 hours a week on Zoom, and last week was closer to 30 as I was completing an online course for four days. Let me tell you, it's been an energy KILLER. Which is fitting as this post is about...

Are you asking the right questions?

Are you asking the right questions?

Asking questions can stimulate ideas, solve problems, develop trust and build your relationship with your team, even when working remotely. In this blog, I share my thoughts on the kinds of questions we should be asking to show support for our team members and how we...

4 pillars of communication that connects

4 pillars of communication that connects

One of the things I’ve noticed over the last few weeks is that some organisations are very aware of what their people (staff, stakeholders, suppliers and customers/clients) are going through and some are most definitely not. In times of uncertainty, it’s more...

Finding beauty within imperfections with Michelle Cox

Finding beauty within imperfections with Michelle Cox

Michelle Cox and I met in May 2019 at the space series event and immediately bonded. Previously a global CEO, COO and currently a non-executive director, Michelle has owned, founded and headed up many companies in her twenty-five years in the corporate world. An elite...

Working from home – staying connected with your team

Working from home – staying connected with your team

  Last week I spoke about how to work from home. This time I’m speaking about how you, as a manager or leader, can stay connected with your teams when you are all working in different locations. There are three main things we need to consider when we work from...

Staying connected when working from home

Staying connected when working from home

How are you??? It’s definitely a weird and challenging time right now, and for many of us, our routines are dramatically changing. Change can bring with it fear and uncertainty. It can also bring hope and opportunity. Yes, I’m definitely scared, however, I’m choosing...

Happy families with Dr Justin Coulson

Happy families with Dr Justin Coulson

Dr Justin Coulson is one of Australia’s most respected and popular parenting authors and speakers. He is sought after for his expertise in family life, relationships, and wellbeing and resilience; and he is the founder of ‘Happy Families’. Justin has a PhD in Positive...

Do you have a morning routine?

Do you have a morning routine?

You might be asking what does a morning routine have to do with connection, well I’m here to tell you it has EVERYTHING to do with it! There are so many benefits to having a morning routine – not least that it helps set our day up for success. A morning routine can...

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