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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Recipe For Success

Quite simply, most of us are doing it wrong! This whole life thing, most of us think that there is a silver bullet, that one single thing that will improve how you lead, influence others and lead a more fulfilling life. If you want to lead a successful life, be happier and inspire the best in […]

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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 […]

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Know Your Worth

A great man once told me, “The most important thing in life is how you see yourself, your self-worth.” Most of the time we base our self-belief on external actions and what we perceive people think, rather than our own inherent worth as a person. Self-belief and valuing yourself is about who you are, not […]

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Where Does Your Team Culture Lie?

After two decades working with corporate groups and professional sporting teams, I have identified how toxicity and individualism affects teamwork and the culture within an organisation. Depending on how much trust you have developed within your team, as a leader your team culture would lie somewhere in the above model. TOXIC A toxic team environment […]