Category: Self-innovation

Can dealing with loss or trauma lead to self improvement?

Forgive the title of this post.  My intention is not to glibly draw a comparison between loss and the often over-played, positive ‘ra-ra’ of self-improvement. Let me explain… Last night I...

/ September 9, 2016

Frank Shamrock: A martial arts all-star and coach we can all learn from.

We can often learn from unexpected places If you want to dig deep into being more empathetic in business and everyday life then you could do a lot worse than...

/ August 25, 2016

Have you set your goals yet?

Goals are (very) important.  After all, how will you know if you’ve gotten there if you haven’t decided where you want to go in the first place? It might be...

/ August 19, 2016

Leveling up: No mud, no lotus.

If you’re putting yourself out there; trying to improve, helping others, creating change or trying to make a difference – at some point, it’s going to get hard.  Maybe even...

/ August 11, 2016

Help yourself by helping others…

The easiest thing in life? Advise others… Behold, not one but two choice video’s (contain yourselves, please).  One from a pro, all star illustrator and all ’round guru James Victore...

/ July 28, 2016

My colleague wrote this leaving letter and it is golden.

A long-time colleague sent this fantastic leaving note to a group colleagues today.  She’s someone whom I’ve seen flourish and grow over a number of years by continually putting herself out...

/ June 30, 2016

How would you inspire your younger self?

“The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life” – Muhammad Ali Speaking to inspire: On Tuesday this...

/ June 17, 2016

Courtesy of the altMBA Alumni: 37 Propeller questions to get you thinking about the change you want to make

A big thank you to John Robinson of altMBA5 for being the instigator of this post.  John shared that one of the key things for him when reflecting on his altMBA experience...

/ June 2, 2016

Going it on your own, with purpose.

I’ve spent pretty much all of my career working with big corporate businesses.  That has had its advantages and disadvantages and I have no complaints, it has served me well…...

/ June 1, 2016

Decision making: Bringing it back to “what’s it for?”

On Seth Godin’s altMBA, from start to finish, on every project, one of the key questions that we all labored over (and still do) was “what’s it for?”.  Three short...

/ May 25, 2016