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...
A Singular Impresario

A Singular Impresario

An impresario is the one who makes something happen.   Adam Goodburn is an impresario in the best sense. He created Singular Productions in 2007 with the intent to present music theatre works that would not otherwise be seen in South Australia.  ...
Why Are We Never Seeking the Slow Fix?

Why Are We Never Seeking the Slow Fix?

The quick fix is the first thing we reach for, but is rarely the answer we need.   If we are looking for a permanent solution, or a system that will stand the test of time, it’s worth investing the time, money, energy and emotional labour in doing it right....
Make Your Audience The Hero

Make Your Audience The Hero

Whether you’re reading this on a device designed by Apple or not, you’d be hard pressed to deny that the company has developed product storytelling into a real art form.   This morning I watched the most recent “Apple Special Event” and marveled at the way they...
Values

Values

What are the values that drive who you are and what you do? It’s important to consider how you communicate those values to the people around you – be they friends, family, audience or clients. We’re hardwired to seek out other people who share our values....