Before faxes there was ‘snail mail’, a letter written, stamp attached and then posted with the person on the other end waiting eagerly for news. It then took time to reply and post that reply to the sender. Faxes changed that and made communication more instant which then became faster with emails. It was imperative […]Read more "Hello…can you hear me?"
In business we occasionally encounter issues, daily if you are me, which involve cascading steps of increasing drama and discomfort culminating in a final trigger that unleashes a potentially catastrophic set of events. In a leadership role we are expected to rescue the situation as early as possible, before the drama and discomfort become noticeable, or […]Read more "Identify the Issue"
How do you dive? Do you lead or do you follow? Or do you not dive at all? As a dive professional we always dive as leaders unless we are on vacation and then we may dive as a follower. Actually dive professionals are usually the worst followers as they can tend to wander off […]Read more "Do you dive like a leader?"
It’s been a long week and Friday has finally arrived. Even if you work in the weekends there is just something about Friday that makes you feel good. There seems to be a lightness in the air, a spring in peoples steps and a smile on their faces…except when you are travelling in an elevator. […]Read more "It’s too quiet"
As usual on a Monday I am catching up on the things I did not have time for over the weekend because I was diving. Five friends joined me in Bali and we saw some amazing things including the Liberty wreck, manta rays, coral, trigger fish (grumpy) and so much more. However it was not just […]Read more "There is no time like now"
How difficult is it to paint a picture? It takes years of practice, talent and dedication to become a painter however to become a competent orator takes less time and with a thousand words you can easily describe any picture. I love to speak…and dive, not paint. So why not Dive For Your Life And […]Read more "A picture paints thousand words"
Sometimes we keep waiting for the right moment, the right time, the right piece of equipment, the right call, the right everything…but what if the right thing to do is just to start. Most startups are the same, they keep waiting for everything to be right…try starting off with what you have and progress from […]Read more "Just start"