The Power in Saying Yes Before You Are Ready

The Power in Saying Yes Before You Are Ready

When I was in my mid teens, there were a series of concerts that were broadcast on tv and simulcast on a local FM radio station. The one I remember most clearly is Elton John performing with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. I was enraptured by the orchestral...
Challenge the Status Quo

Challenge the Status Quo

The status quo is an equilibrium. It’s a carefully disorganised balance of people and purposes. The status quo determines who decides what in your relationship. It determines who gets to say yes and no in your workplace. It threatens to determine your future based on...
Ideas and Negative Space

Ideas and Negative Space

A marble sculpture is created by taking a block of stone and chipping away at it in order to get the shape you want to create.   You begin by roughing out, removing the bulk of the negative (unnecessary) weight from the block before working on any detail. You do...
Only Half The Equation

Only Half The Equation

Why do we engage – with art, with products, with experiences or with people? There are many reasons, and they are layered. We engage because we seek novelty. This is something/someone new and right now I’m in the mood for new. Or we engage because we seek...
You’re Just In Love

You’re Just In Love

Perhaps my first brush with someone really famous was the time I poured a glass of water for Donald O’Connor. Growing up in the early days of the VCR (video cassette recorder), our family’s video collection was largely comprised of re-released MGM musicals. American...