Category: Life Design

As part of the content marketing consulting I do, I very often start by asking the question ‘why?’. Why does your business exist? And it’s not about making money. To dig deeper into this visit startwithwhy.com by SimonSinek. Or simply try this idea out from Steve Palvina who proposed this as a method of getting […]

Last year (2012) was a particularly tricky one for me, where I found myself completely in over my head on nearly every front – a major project at work, a challenging economic environment, health issues (my own and my family), loss of loved ones, a partner recovering from a broken leg and kids just being […]

Rarely do I find inspiration from footballers. But Sydney Swans’ Captain Brett Kirk is a very rare professional athlete. This is his daily affirmation: As a human being I’m honest, I’m passionate, I’m courageous, I’m disciplined, I have a concentrated mind, I’m compassionate, I’m aware, I’m a good listener, I’m patient, I’m tolerant, I’m fun, […]

Nothing would mean anything if I didn’t live a life of use to others. – Angelina Jolie Across the world, there’s a woman just like me with the same abilities and the same desires, same work ethic and love for her family, who would most likely make better films and better speeches. Only she sits […]

I’ve only just found the time to listen to Tim Minchin’s University of Western Australia address at his acceptance of an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters. It’s simply too good and too true not share, and archive here. Enjoy. Read the address on Tim’s site here or below. “In darker days, I did a […]

“Life is our moments. We have an unknowable amount of them. All we know is once we spend them we can never get them back, and we can never get more.” – Michael Stegar One of the leading questions I asked in a content marketing workshop I ran this week, was ‘Why does this business […]

This week saw the start of the new financial year for many Australian businesses. But on a more personal note, I like to think of it as our second chance for the year.