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The Value of the Cheer

The Value of the Cheer

I recently volunteered to be a marshal at a ride and run event being run by the local council.  My job was to stand on a street corner and make sure the runners stayed on the right path.  At the same time it was also my role to cheer on the runners.  My marshalling...

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Taking your leadership to the next level

Taking your leadership to the next level

I recently heard an AFL footballer talk about developing as a player.  He said that the first 50 games are spent learning about how the game is played at the highest level and the next 50 games were spent learning how to play the game.  It’s about learning the rules,...

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Two Steps Towards Being the Person You Want to Be

Two Steps Towards Being the Person You Want to Be

We sat at the kitchen table listening to Peter and Eleanor recounting their latest adventure - 8 days cross country skiing across the Kosciusko National Park in the snow.  They carried all their gear on their backs, set up camp each night on the snow and rarely saw...

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Finding Your Strengths

Finding Your Strengths

My coach recently referred to a skill as one of my “superpowers”.   Dan Rockwell (Leadership Freak) talks about finding your tennis ball?  He explains it like this - a dog will go through hell to retrieve its tennis ball, it will chase that ball all day long.  He then...

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Get Happy at Work

Get Happy at Work

Did you know that if you are happy at work you’re more likely to be successful?  Studies in the field of positive psychology show happy workers: Are more productive Make better leaders Take less sick leave Have lower levels of burn out So how do you get happy at work?...

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