Teamwork Starts With Three Words

Throughout my military career, I was fortunate enough to have worked with many determined and dedicated soldiers who truly epitomize mateship, sacrifice, endurance, and courage. These are convictions that Australian troops pride themselves on, and they are things that set us apart from the rest of the world. I now train both corporate and professional […]

Every Great Leader

Years ago, I used to present to young soldiers on ethics training and the importance of mental toughness in the face of adversity. I would approach a brick wall and bang my hand against it. I would then tell my audience that I could walk through that wall. A large percentage of them always had […]

Ask, Act, Believe, and Receive

The human brain is similar to a heat-seeking missile. It seeks out things that are relevant to what you wish to achieve. Once the brain knows what you want, your subconscious mind will go into overdrive to ensure that you achieve your goal. The more detailed the steps you can break your goals down into, […]

GOYA = Get Off Your Arse!

How do you acquire the extreme drive and dedication to be the best you can be both as an individual and as a team player? There is no simple answer to this, no detailed step-by-step guide. You first have to have a goal or a vision. Then you have to muster up the necessary energy […]

Raise Your Standards

What happens when you have a great team and you are looking for consistency in effort, regardless of what day of the week it is, what time of the year or any other outside variations or influence that may effect performance? I believe that there are three main contributing factors that keep a team on […]

Attitude Reflects Leadership

I want to paint a picture of what teamwork, leadership, and trust looks like. It was 2am on a hot and balmy summers night and only a few days into the new year. While most people were recovering and relaxing during the festive season, the St.George Illawarra Dragons were conducting a grueling pre-season training camp, aptly […]