Approaching 50 – ten things I learned in my 40s

I turn 50 next week – eek! Where have the last ten twenty years gone??? Obviously I’m older, hopefully wiser, and I have definitely learned A LOT. I thought I would share my top ten learnings of the last ten years to commemorate the end of my 40s. Which,...

Do you know your purpose?

I recorded this episode at South Bank, in Brisbane, on a revoltingly humid day! All the meeting rooms at the State Library were booked so I thought I’d sit outside in the shade – it was VERY HOT! And I had company – a few beautiful Australian Water...

How to recognise stress in the workplace

“If you don’t make some major lifestyle changes, you will probably have a stroke before you turn 30.” Not the words you want to hear from your GP when you’re 29 years old. It was the wake up call I needed. Extreme stress had been quietly eroding my quality of life for...

Actions for 2016 – read more business books

I have just started doing some planning for 2016. And when I say “just started”, I mean just that. I feel like I am at a crossroads and I don’t really know what I want to do next. Actually, I know what I want to do – and that is loads of...

Do you have a morning ritual?

  “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” Steve Jobs asked himself this question every morning, while looking in the mirror. If he said no on too many consecutive days then he made some changes. This was one...

Why I love walking meetings

As the demands on my time increase, I’m finding it more and more difficult to fit in exercise. Even finding time for a 30 minute walk is difficult if I don’t do it as soon as I get up in the morning. And walking first thing isn’t always possible. The...