Starting with Why: The Importance of Purpose

Starting with Why: The Importance of Purpose

The big question in life is purpose, the big topic which all people ponder throughout their life.  In terms of my career path, this is a work in progress.  Hopefully Guy Person will be able to shed some light for me. If you are asking the same question about 'why am I...

Critical Elements of Your LinkedIn Profile

Critical Elements of Your LinkedIn Profile

I have recently moved into an exciting new world of working with a team of LinkedIn experts to help people just like you to understand the power of LinkedIn. LinkedIn have made some changes to the format of the tool in 2017 but the fundamental principles remain the...

What Drives Your Decisions For Growth?

What Drives Your Decisions For Growth?

As a community member vested in the lives of those living in the same place, I think it is our responsibility to know what changes will occur and consider the impacts those changes will have on our life, the life of our family, our businesses and future...

The Importance of Knowing the Tools at Your Disposal

The Importance of Knowing the Tools at Your Disposal

I was not born with an instinctive knowledge about how to tie my shoelaces, brush my hair and teeth or the more complex tasks of styling my hair, doing my make-up, cooking a meal or using a computer. My knowledge about how to complete these daily tasks grew out of a...

Visions For The Future Of The Gold Coast Are Bright?

Visions For The Future Of The Gold Coast Are Bright?

Just in case you were not able to attend the Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce Big Ideas Breakfast this morning, let me be your eyes and ears. There was an excellent turnout today as 300+ guests (including ABC, Channel 10, Channel 9, Channel 7 and Gold Coast...

It’s All About Perspective

It’s All About Perspective

Who do you see in the picture above? Is it a young, wealthy lady or a sad, old woman with a rather large nose? I post this picture last week with the simple question, old woman or young lady? Although 50 or so viewed the post no-one responded, probably because they...

The Importance of ‘Why’​ UBER vs TAXI

The Importance of ‘Why’​ UBER vs TAXI

This week, I have focused on the most important question when starting a new business or even working in one - it is 'why' you are doing what you do and what you are trying to achieve. An excellent example here is UBER - the 'why' for the inventors of this disruptive...

The Power of the Right Mentor

The Power of the Right Mentor

What a great session I was involved with tonight held in conjunction with David Burkett from MyMentor for the benefit of Brisbane Junior Chamber of Commerce members.  It was the launch of a program I am most passionate about, the MyMentor program. The energy,...