How’s your People and Culture Strategy working for you??

  WE ARE NOT ROBOTS!!!! Too bad… it would make things easier…. We are humans, subject to errors, failures and all sorts of unpredictabilities. So WHY do so many businesses fail to invest adequately in their people? Fail to get them to peak performance every day?? I have worked with leaders in business across a […]

New Years Resolutions: PASS or FAIL? – 3 Tips to Get it Right

As we begin another year, there is often a sense of hope for an improved version of what has gone on before. Creating New Years resolutions to make your life better has become a tradition in many parts of the world. Some New Years Resolution stats: Top 5 New Years resolutions for 2014 1 Lose […]

Mental Toughness: Turning Disadvantage to Advantage

This is a picture of Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent winning gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics – Redgrave’s 4th Gold in successive Olympics – inspiring! I grew up in the shadow of an Olympian – my father. He was pretty good at accomplishing big goals, and even better at pushing himself when things got […]

Big Why – One Goal

BIG WHY I have been spending a lot of time talking with my business partner, Joe Roberts, about the ‘big why’ – the purpose for being here on the planet. What is the big reason I exist? What is my driving purpose? What is yours?… AND if we can figure that out… what can you […]

Fail Going 100% – Actions before Results

Results Matter Whether you are trying to achieve your quarterly budget or win the Stanley Cup, there is no doubt we are out there to produce results. Why work so hard if it is not to get rewarded with the thing you have been striving so hard to achieve? I have been a competitive athlete […]

Practicing Excellence in 2011 – Openness to Learning is Critical!

It has been a while since my last post… and I have been thinking a lot since then… I am currently facing a new challenge in my life: I picked up my family (my gorgeous wife Kate and my beautiful little 1 year old daughter, Charlotte Bella) and moved them from Melbourne, Australia – where […]