August is upon us and Q3 is well in swing, although for many, it doesn’t look like any recognisable third quarter they’ve seen before.  It’s fair to say that this year is a little different to most, and we need to adjust ourselves accordingly. Having set our annual goals and put measures in place to…

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All of us have to lead somewhere along the line.  Whether it is to lead ourselves through a situation or a time period, to lead a family or partnership, to lead a team, business or community.  “Leadership through crisis” is the 2020 phrase that has added even more scrutiny and analysis to the requirements of…

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It’s often easy to get swept away on the tide that is life, especially when it comes to Monday morning and the next week stretches out in front of us, waiting to be taken full advantage of.  As the world starts to move on from the various versions of paralysis that the past few months…

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Whether people make the effort to communicate fully, or whether they duck the subject or person/people has never been more important or noticeable than it is right now.  Granted, communication and its intricacies is my passion – there is little I love more than hearing or seeing the “light” of understanding going on in someone’s…

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Last week, I spoke about the fact that crisis is an amplifier.  It takes what was already there and makes it louder.  Whatever cracks were there expand.  Whatever fears, hopes, difficulties and determinations exist are brought to the forefront and in essence, made an unavoidable focus.  I’ve had more than one conversation this last week…

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They say that money and alcohol are amplifiers – that all they do is enhance what was already there.  If you’re sad, you’ll be sadder.  If you’re angry, you’ll be more so.  If you’re happy, generous, community oriented – likewise.  It seems that crisis is the same.  It amplifies what was already there, even if…

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Disclaimer: This won’t be my typical post as such, because it’s hard, if not impossible to write anything “typical” with authenticity right now.  It will, I hope, come back round to end with the things I believe most passionately about in my core – communication, connection, growth, truth and team. The world has become an…

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The compass is the original instrument of navigation. Explorers have been using it for centuries to determine their direction, and it was one of the first instruments ever used in flight, long before the more sophisticated instruments in today’s cockpits. It remains the foundational source instrument today. When a compass is placed in an aircraft,…

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What a year 2020 has been so far.  I know we keep saying it, but it continues to prove itself true!  Even as we launched ourselves through January and February, with the news of Corona in the background, we could never have imagined the rollercoaster that awaited us.  My favourite meme at the moment says…

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