Yes but! … can get a bad rap!

Yes but! … can get a bad rap!

Next time you’re in a meeting or within a conversation listen to how many times ‘yes but’ is used. It will typically be the context of a person ‘agreeing’ with part of what has just been said whilst then putting forward an alternative...
Music as a mentor

Music as a mentor

Music as a mentor In amongst the suite of opportunities to help better our performance are the services of a mentor and coach. People who are wise in process more so than in content, and who help guide, reflect and share lessons to focus and accelerate our learning....
A pirate adventure to discover human treasure

A pirate adventure to discover human treasure

The essential elements of any good pirate story include a ship, one-eyed pirate, wooden leg, marauding crew, squawking parrot, buried treasure and a map. Using the map, the pirates set out to find the buried treasure which more often than not is buried on some...
Standing out … and shining out

Standing out … and shining out

In my last post I shared some perspectives on the challenge of positioning, on getting noticed and standing out within a world where so many new things are coming into existence and where so much noise is calling on our attention. One of the perspectives I shared was...