We all have our own mountains to climb

This weekend I did something that I didn’t think I would be able to do. I climbed to the very top of Mt Tibrogargan with a group of friends. To give you a bit of context, it is 364m high and at approximately halfway up you reach a point on the mountain that has been

4 things that my 5-month old taught me about work

A bit over 5 months ago my wife and I went through one of the greatest, scariest, life-altering, amazing and down right crazy events of our lives: We had a baby! Little Darcy came into the world and changed our lives forever. I had been receiving advice from everyone in the months leading up to

Does passion in the workplace really exist?

It can be so frustrating when you hear people say, “Just follow your passion!” Or, my personal favourite “if you love what you do, you will never have to work a day in your life.” Yeah, sure, you’d love to, if only you knew what your passion was. Why do some people get excited to

What Makes Good Performers Great?

Recently, I had the good fortune to meet Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy. Bellamy was the guest speaker of a sports luncheon at the school that both of my sons attend. For those of you that don’t know, Bellamy is widely regarded as the best coach in the NRL today and his record stands head

Separating “Work” and “Life”

Just over one month ago my partner and I bought a house and moved from the Redlands to the inner city. So far it has been amazing – everything seems within walking distance, we are closer to friends and family, and now my commute to work only takes 30 minutes as opposed to the 90