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Later this month, I will be working with Caterpillar Inc in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa. As part of the preparation for this trip, I’ve had to review all my slides,… Read more

Building Rapport in Digital Roles

Building rapport in face to face settings is easy. We can take note of non-verbal cues, how people are behaving and the general feel to know how to proceed with… Read more

9 Months Without Facebook – This is What I Saw

A little over 2 years ago I had a heated conversation with my daughter. She accused me of being addicted to my phone – I was always on it when… Read more

Experience vs photo. Or investment vs savings

Last week I was in the Blue Mountains working with a client from the tech industry. The client had rented a small conference venue complete with open fires, communal living… Read more

Delusional Grandiosity

Humans have a tendency to have a grandiose opinion of themselves. We like to think that we are better than the rest. The Gamblers Fallacy lets us think that we… Read more

Team Guru

Last week I was interviewed by Team Guru for their leadership podcast. We spoke about my latest book Don’t be a D!ck. You can access the podcast on the links below…. Read more

Social Norms

There is an old saying that you are the average of the 5 people you hang out with. We are social creatures and we take on the social norms of… Read more

The Problem With Free Advice

No one takes free advice because it is not sold to them. It is just given. They have no commitment to it. When we don’t make a contribution in a… Read more

Choice vs Perception

The great relationship coach Lorna Patten says that we get to choose our feelings 100% of the time. No one else can make us feel anything. Whether it is love, fear, anxiety,… Read more

Optional or Essential?

To you and I, the iPad is an optional part of life/work/leisure. Sure, life is better and easier with it, but we remember a time before iPads and could live… Read more

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