20 August

Nazareth College Choose Awesome

Nazareth College Choose Awesome

I have had the pleasure of working with the I Choose Awesome Team during 2013. Having embarked on my own personal training program with the I Choose Awesome gym I then heard about their Twelve Week Challenge that had been successful in a nearby secondary college. After conversations with the Principal I engaged the I […]

17 October

Consistency will see you succeed

Consistency will see you succeed

When people choose to embark on a lifestyle change and aim to lose weight, get healthier or improve their fitness, many are surprised that it doesn’t happen as easy as what they may anticipate. When training is tough and eating healthy food seems unpleasant and after 1 week the scales still haven’t shifted, it can […]

4 September

10 things you can do now, to become a better leader!

10 things you can do now, to become a better leader!

It’s fair to say that anyone in a leadership position would like to lead their team with greater effect. It seems to be an inherent trait in all leaders, that we would love to be more influential over our team, but sometimes we just don’t know what we can do? So let’s strip it back […]

15 August

Workplace Health Initiatives. Are they working for your company?

Workplace Health Initiatives. Are they working for your company?

For the most part, workplace morale and culture is governed by workplace health. Think about it, we all know we are happier and more productive when we are fit and eating healthy foods, its a proven fact. So if we improve the health of our staff we improve our bottom line right? You would think […]

7 August

The choice is yours…

The choice is yours…

So when it all boils down to it, only our employees themselves have the capacity to truly elevate their motivation levels for their work. In terms of employee motivation, as a leader, an employer or a business owner, there is only so much that we can do to in order to get our employees more […]

31 July

How to Eat Well on Vacation – by Cole Millen (guest blogger)

Posted in Habits, Nutrition
How to Eat Well on Vacation – by Cole Millen (guest blogger)

When you’ve worked hard to earn your vacation, you want to have the best time possible. Sometimes even traveling for pleasure can add unnecessary stress to your life, and this is especially true if you neglect your healthy routines while away from home. Fortunately, eating well on vacation is fairly easy. It simply takes a […]

11 July

Become an Inspirational Leader

Become an Inspirational Leader

How can we become more inspiring as leaders? The ability to inspire action from others is the quintessential element to effective leadership. The qualities of a good leader all resonate from inspiration. Inspiration isn’t just found in some leaders and not in others. Whilst some leaders may find it easier to inspire their team than […]

21 June

Leadership- The Objective Perspective

Leadership- The Objective Perspective

The mind is an amazing machine, each day we process in excess of 60-80,000 thoughts, 95% of those being of the unconscious mind (thoughts we don’t actually know we’re having) and the remaining of the conscious. That fact alone, provides us with a great opportunity to enhance employee motivation, by helping our staff become aware […]

12 June

ACTIONS speak volumes

ACTIONS speak volumes

So many times I am asked the question: “What are the qualities of a good leader?” Now there is no hard and fast way to answer this, however from experience, I know that what a leader does, has much more of an impact on their team, than what they say. Yes, as the age old […]

6 June

Executive Leadership: Inspire staff by taking accountability of your lifestyle

Executive Leadership: Inspire staff by taking accountability of your lifestyle

Lifestyle change is, by in large, the most effective and cost effective way to enhance leadership and improve staff motivation levels. Motivating staff, as previously identified, requires us as leaders to pass on the habits that we possess. If we want our staff to display the qualities of a good leader, we ourselves need to […]