27 02, 2017

Reduce Choice – Make better decisions – Increase Sales

By |2017-02-27T18:26:08+11:00February 27th, 2017|Marketing, Practical Tips, Sales, TEDx|0 Comments

It may sound counterintuitive, but reducing available choices actually helps us make better decisions, faster. Based on solid research, Sheena Lyengar has some fascinating observations showing the three main negative consequences to [...]

7 02, 2017

Why we all need to practice emotional first aid

By |2017-02-11T17:41:58+11:00February 7th, 2017|Mindset, Practical Tips, TEDx, Video|0 Comments

We wouldn’t think twice about medical treatment for physical issues.  So why is it different when it comes to mental health? Psychologist, Dr Guy Winch points out we sustain psychological injuries even [...]

3 01, 2017

Forge meaning. Build identity. How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are.

By |2017-02-13T15:24:34+11:00January 3rd, 2017|Mindset, Practical Tips, TEDx, Video|0 Comments

Why do some people when struck by adversity and major challenges seem to draw strength from them?  Do they find meaning or forge it? If you watch no other TED talk this [...]

15 12, 2016

When to take a stand and when to let it go

By |2017-02-13T17:43:29+11:00December 15th, 2016|Mindset, Practical Tips, TEDx, Video|0 Comments

George W. famously said, “You’re either with us or against us”.  Everything is black and white.  There are no shades of grey.  A pretty limited, unsubtle view of the world where you [...]

8 11, 2016

How trees talk to each other – Must watch

By |2017-02-14T17:22:14+11:00November 8th, 2016|Practical Tips, TEDx, Video|0 Comments

Trees talking to each other?  Over vast distances in a forest?  You’re kidding right? In this TED talk ecologist Suzanne Simard proves trees do actually communicate. You’ll see the incredible similarity between [...]

4 11, 2016

Ricardo Semler on “How to run a company with (almost) no rules”

By |2017-03-30T13:22:49+11:00November 4th, 2016|Mindset, Practical Tips, TEDx, Video|1 Comment

How would you run a multi-billion dollar organisation with thousands of employees with almost no rules?  Where people set their own salaries, work hours and holidays?  Where leaders are selected by their [...]

30 09, 2016

Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is.

By |2017-02-13T18:22:01+11:00September 30th, 2016|Marketing, Practical Tips, TEDx, Video|0 Comments

What do Jurassic Park, Naked by David Sedaris, All the Pretty Horses have in common? They’re all best sellers. But what makes you pick up a book in the first place?  Assuming [...]

1 09, 2016

What do you say when you don’t know what to say?

By |2017-02-14T09:59:53+11:00September 1st, 2016|Mindset, Practical Tips, TEDx, Video|0 Comments

There will inevitably be a time in life when we’re confronted with someone we know going through a horrible event. Could be the death of a loved one, illness, horrific injury or [...]

27 07, 2016

How David really beat Goliath – a marketing parable

By |2017-02-14T15:38:35+11:00July 27th, 2016|Marketing, Mindset, Practical Tips, TEDx, Video|0 Comments

We all know the story of David and Goliath.  The slight Israeli shepherd boy who beat the giant Philistine Goliath with a slingshot. But the story may not be what it seems [...]

11 07, 2016

How messiness and frustration can make us more creative

By |2017-02-10T12:41:24+11:00July 11th, 2016|Mindset, Practical Tips, TEDx, Video|0 Comments

This was the most exciting day of Vera Brandes’ life. It was January 1975 and 17-year-old Vera walked out onto the stage of the Cologne Opera House. The auditorium was empty. It [...]

8 07, 2016

Why the currency of the new economy is trust

By |2017-02-14T10:14:34+11:00July 8th, 2016|Practical Tips, TEDx, Uncategorised|0 Comments

We’re moving into a world of “collaborative consumption”.  Everything from Ride Share, Airbnb to even sharing your pets!  A world where trusting a “stranger” is an essential part of the equation. What [...]

10 06, 2016

What stops us from really getting what we want?

By |2017-02-08T15:56:49+11:00June 10th, 2016|Mindset, Practical Tips, TEDx, Video|0 Comments

According to Mel Robbins it starts with a 4 letter word beginning with F.  And no, it’s not what you think. A married working mother of three, an ivy-educated criminal lawyer, and [...]

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