OUTTA MIDLAND – Perth Eastern Suburbs – FIGHT or NEGOTIATE – But never back down

Effective management cannot take place from boardrooms and endless committees.  My mum was a cleaner and she gave me some of the finest wisdom which has helped me to create wholesome social change in my sphere of influence. “Too many cleaners move dirt around and never lift the dirt off the floor, when you clean, […]

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Our community’s fabric is destroyed when Goodwill is chopped down and uprooted and replaced with codes, laws and bylaws

Choosing to be ignorant of how goodwill works in community is not an excuse. Corporate and civil social responsibility is everyone’s business. You don’t palm this off to some make-believe GOODWILL department or PR department. It’s everyone’s role to create good-will. Am I my brother’s keeper? is the very first story in Judo/Christian teachings of […]

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Leadership development and the Judas syndrome – One in twelve will try and kill you

To develop young leaders in the art of influencing others for the greater good, you first have to get them on their own for them to discover their own inner strengths. In an Industrial Age where everything is mass-produced by design, leadership can only be developed the old-fashioned way, carved out one at a time. […]

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They call him Boxer – 80 yrs old and still gives the young ones a run for their money on construction sites

Boxer walks around a construction site with a sense of urgency and purpose, like name like character. Boxer is one of those rare people that reminds me of the marble in a paint can, when the can is shaken the paint mixes well because of the marble. Guys like Boxer bring order to urgency as […]

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They vote him in and then they try and shut him up – Irony (Chambers need leaders)

One of the greatest privileges we have as an individual is to give back to society by choice and not by coercion. Business chambers, not for profits and government have been given a bad rap in recent years and I’m sympathetic to the disgruntled voices. In the absence of a leadership that inspires and rallies […]

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