Monthly Archives: November 2012

Perfection?

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can achieve excellence” With the Australian Ballet performing at qualia this past weekend I had the chance to speak with a large number of guests. Nearly every guest I spoke to had a comment to make about qualia’s recent Conde Nast win. Many guests were […]

Hilbert’s Infinite Hotel

This is the hotel you don’t want to work in. But a great philosophical premise explained. Check out this video on YouTube:

Life, leadership and Noah’s ark:

Everything you need to know about life and leadership you can learn from Noah’s ark: Don’t miss the boat Remember that we are all in the same boat. Plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark. Stay fit: when you are 60 years old, someone may ask you do something really big. Don’t […]

You will always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take

I took inspiration from an article I read in a men’s health magazine this week. A highly qualified and experienced personal trainer was telling the story that wherever he goes, whether it be a party, a presentation, or the bus stop, the first question he is most often asked is – “when is the best […]

The Words Many Managers Are Afraid To Say

There is a great lesson here for anybody who manages people. The foundation of your ability to influence others is their trust in you as a manager. Check out this thoughtful article – The Words Many Managers Are Afraid To Say – Harvard Business Review The Harvard Business Review is a key source in my […]