Loneliness at work

One of the biggest challenges we face in society today is loneliness.  Even before we were locked down due to coronavirus, loneliness was at epidemic levels, with 1 in 2 Australians saying they are lonely at least once a week. Feeling disconnected and lonely has the...

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...

Royalty free images

I have sat through FAR TOO MANY presentations recently that have had PowerPoint presentations with images that look like they have been ripped off Google Images. And read even more blogs with images that looked like they have come directly from the same place....

25 benefits of blogging for business

I’m a big advocate for blogging for business. If you blog “properly” it can really help grow your business. By “properly” I mean good writing, strong content, be consistent, use SEO techniques when writing and share it widely. You can...