A Fantasy Of Child Guiding with Business

A Fantasy Of Child Guiding with Business Its a wonderful fantasy that working at home parents float through “child guiding” with Marry Poppins umbrellas in hand singing “kumbaya" with a saintly smile on our faces. - Or any parent for that matter! The truth for me at...

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How Do You Handle Your F*#K Ups?

How Do You Handle Your Fuck Ups? Lets be clear here, everyone fucks up! I will put my hand up and say I have misunderstood intentions, communications and behaviour. I have personally behaved in a way that was driven by justifying myself and proving a point rather than...

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What Really Creates Disappointment?

What Really Creates Disappointment?? Recently I was asked to share my most disappointing moment thus far in life. I found it fascinating, not only to acknowledge the story that came from me but also the disappointments that came from others and the commonalities they...

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To Grow or Shrink

To Grow Or Shrink   The way I see it the difference between a healthy and unhealthy, or growth and stagnation mindset is simple. If you think that the solution to your problem is outside of yourself, as in, other people or things. You are moving into an...

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Translating for a wookiee

Last night I had the pleasure of participating in a stage show from comic hypnotist, Matt Hale, (check him out here, he's fantastic!) I was one of those people on stage that do things they would not have thought they would be doing in front of a live audience. As a...

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What is left when the shadow receds?

I find myself quite amusing at times. If you ask my daughter why I am funny she will tell you that I am funny because I think I am, not because I actually am. The truth is that I spend a lot of time absorbed in my own thoughts, feelings and emotions and one of the...

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To my shadow self

I write this love letter to the parts of me that prefer to stay hidden. The parts that doubt, lie about, reject and ignore my brilliance. I know you're there. Waiting for something to go "wrong". Waiting to tell me that everything will be okay in your own warped way....

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Why We Need A Revolution

Why We Need A Revolution Speak of revolution and the people around you will respond one of two ways. Either they will get excited and start speaking quickly and loudly in agreement or their butts will tighten at the very thought of change and start telling you about...

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All Roads Lead to Rome

All Roads Lead To Rome I found myself in one of those situations over the weekend, where I was telling a group of people about something I had given a try with a resounding "Oh, no, why that?!" Which gave me an internal giggle as the weekend before in the same...

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Decision Making Hack Time

Decision Making Hack Time Many people are "indecisive" or "uncertain" of the right thing to do and so avoid making any decisions one way or the other about moving forward, what task to work on, having that conversation or what they want in life. The confusion in this...

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Lets Talk Money

Lets Talk Money   Money has such an incredible influence over so may people. Talking about money, spending money, receiving money, giving money away and asking for more money, all can ignite feelings of dread, fear and discomfort. As a society we have a "scarcity...

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The Confidence Fraud

The Confidence Fraud "If only I was a bit more confident, then I could do xyz" Confidence, or the lack there of, can be a slow killer of dreams. An annihilator of goals and a destroyer of action. But what is confidence really? Confidence is an emotional state....

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Freedom and Responsibility

Freedom And Responsibility Many people strive for freedom on some level. The freedom to be who they are, to do what they want, to choose. The freedom to love who they want and live a life where they feel they can be whatever or whoever they want without restrictions....

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5 Steps To Changing Your Standards

5 Steps To Changing Your Standards   Standards are the foundation of what we accept in our experience. When we want to take our experience to a new level in some way we can use standards as a vehicle to creating rapid and long lasting change. The reality is that...

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What Australian politics can teach everyday Australians

What Australian politics can teach everyday Australians If Australian politics can teach us Australians anything, it is the absolute need for self leadership. An ability to manage ones own destiny by ensuring you have the motivation, focus, determination and drive to...

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What limitations?

What Limitations? The limits we put on ourselves as a culture, race or as individuals are not necessarily in line with possibility. "The world is flat!" Remember that old conundrum?! Its a fascinating and obvious example of how how perceptions of possibility can be so...

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It’s not easy, it’s simple.

I believe that everyone is exactly where they need to be right now on their journey in order to fulfil on their true purpose. I believe the hardships we experience in life teach us lessons to move us along that path. What I don't believe is that this journey is easier...

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Collective transformations

One of the things I love about human behaviour is how everything fits into the larger. To change a society for example, we must change the systems that give us that society. To change the systems we must change the structure and to be able to change the structure we...

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Fighting for what you want vs fighting to be right

Fighting for what you want vs fighting to be right We all have those things that fire us up. That when discussing, we become animated, exhilarated and at times a little wild. Fighting to be right and fighting for what you want are two very different things yet at...

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5 steps to owning your own shit

5 steps to owning your own shit 1. Let go of the need to be right! 2. Respect other peoples right to do things differently to you, interpret reality different to you and BE different to you!! (we are not playing lemmings here people, we are all unique for a reason) 3....

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