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The moment we start writing our CV, we begin to define ourselves. I assure you that you are better than your CV, no matter how exaggerated it is.  Often a CV will try to identify qualifications, experience and character by its author, unfortunately the reader will read it completely different. Slaves employ slaves The CV tells the world we have a need, we are on the market and we are willing to… Read More

Give yourself permission to get up close and personal and deal with the bully with a smile. As a mentor, I find it incredibly rewarding watching the underdog stand their ground to a bully. Two outcomes may happen 1. Individuals learn the art of self governing as they stand their ground in the workplace 2. The bully comes down a notch and lives with the rest of us on the ground Yes,… Read More

Mentoring in Construction is a tough gig, Gerry was my doorway. The following is my story and intro into the high rise construction industry in Perth Western Australia through construction Boss, Gerry Hanssen. Gerry has become a friend and mutual agitator to make a difference in the lives of people and the building industry. ‘The job is the boss’ – A term that defines Gerry Hanssen.  At a distance Gerry can appear… Read More

The razor edge of authority Authority is likened to the razor edge of a surgeons scalpel and the two razor edges of a warriors sword. The scalpel- Knowing when to use the scalpel by mentoring others and surgically removing the cancers that eat away at a persons life. The two edged sword – Knowing when to strategically attack when the threat of an enemy approaches. The inexperienced leader will often use a… Read More

I pray you go through life with minimal regrets.  I’ve thought of ten standout life regrets that have helped define my new found passion and renewal of life. They are forever forging convictions and attitudes in me like solid foundations to build an even greater life. I walk through life on purpose, a man on a mission that will not be deterred. I’ve been very fortunate to achieve everything I’ve imagined (few… Read More

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