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 […]

8 May

Leongatha Secondary’s 12 Week Challenge

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Leongatha Secondary’s 12 Week Challenge

Leongatha Secondary College participated in their own I Choose Awesome 12 Week Challenge in 2012 to great effect. With only two thirds of their 60 strong staff participating, the results, dare I say it, were Awesome. Here is a testimonial from Business Manager, Gabriel Windsor: “I’ve had a chance to go over the stats for […]

10 April

First Quarter 2013

First Quarter 2013

“As we grow up, we realize it becomes less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones.” 2013, it’s well and truly under way. Three months down and I come to you with a quarterly that is running a little late… I blame it on the early Easter. All the festivities […]

27 March

Lifestyle choices: the insignificant actions

Posted in Habits, Motivation
Lifestyle choices: the insignificant actions

Each day we are met with the opportunity to make a number of decisions. Some of these decisions bare a considerable amount of weight on how we will go on to define the day, while others will just pass right by and almost go completely unnoticed. It is these actions, these decisions, that interest me […]

17 January

Attitude is Everything.

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Attitude is Everything.

I’ve been inspired this week. Not by an act of grandeur, not by an amazing sporting feat, not by a phenomenal world record. No, the source of inspiration came in the form of an attitude, a mind set, a degree of mental strength that can only leave one feeling compelled to ask more of themselves. […]

11 January

Final Quarter 2012

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Final Quarter 2012

“I will prepare and some day my chance will come.” -Abraham Lincoln Preparation is paramount. We can never be too prepared, but nothing will ever prepare us for the moment itself. The moment when all your training, hard work and perseverance will either come to the forefront or go beckoning. Like so many instances in […]

4 October

The 3rd Quarterly 2012

The 3rd Quarterly 2012

“Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre” -Albert Camus We’ve all been subject to it from time to time. Some of us feel bad about it, while others will just roll with it, without even giving it a second thought. Over the past 3 months I have been waging an internal battle with idleness, I […]

17 August

Feed your brain or die

Feed your brain or die

I found out the other day that there are some 130 million published books in the world. Now after crunching the numbers I worked it out that in order to read every single one of those books, if you were to read 5 books a week from the day you were born, every week of […]

15 August

Motivating Staff

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Motivating Staff

How many of us are required to set staff incentives? How many of us manage a team and are constantly looking to get more out of them? These are questions that plague most in any management position, they go with the territory, what we maybe failing to recognize is that our staff are individuals and […]

30 July

Motivation for the second half of 2012

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Motivation for the second half of 2012

“Its a question of how badly you want it.” -Anonymous So moving into the second half of 2012 provides us with the opportune time to revaluate our ambitions and refocus our energies. Whatever it is you find yourself working towards, just know that challenges will be faced along your road to achievement and the bigger […]