Assumptions and Three Little Guys.

When I was walking along the street yesterday, I noticed three little guys in their school uniform. I would guess their ages to be between 9 and 6. Obviously, they were brothers walking to school.  One was bouncing his basketball and the other was holding hands with his brother who had down syndrome. As they […]

How You Communicate Matters.

I was engaged to work for a small business, with 30 team members, to improve communication within the business. Everyone knew there was a toxic culture in the workplace. People weren’t getting along and engagement levels were low. The leaders believed this had nothing to do with the leadership, but rather people not liking the […]

Lou Perta – Creating Dreams Worth Fighting For – Episode 4

In this episode, I chat with Lou Perta. Lou is a Founding Partner of PTP, a business that combines the strengths of it’s business advisory team with the accountability and accuracy of it’s compliance team to create it’s uniqueness.  The PTP. mission is  “Creating Dreams Worth Fighting For” – and it is with this mission in mind that their team of over 35 staff come to the office every day to make a reality for their clients.

Avoiding the Weeds Whilst Working From Home.

I had an amusing conversation with a client the other day. She was telling me how she wanted to work from home more but is worried about the impact on her productivity because she gets very distracted. She went on to tell me about a time when she was studying. She was at her desk […]

When You Can’t Work Any Harder….

Chances are going to relate to this story about Gary. Or know someone else around you who can. Gary’s story is a result of being caught in the busy trap, he became totally reactive and distracted. He lacked clarity, focus, and drive; and was running blind and hoping for the best. But what he decided […]

Rob Rankin – A Force for Good – Episode 3

  Rob Rankin is the Principal and Founder of Rankin Business Lawyers. He is an innovative, socially conscious entrepreneur, that has created a national, virtual law firm, which has as its primary purpose to be a force for good. This firm has more than doubled in size in the last 12 months and its growth […]

Helen Haines – The Balancing Act – Episode 2

  Meet Helen Haines. She’s the Director of Dollars and Sense, a boutique Bookkeeping business, sits on the board of Aus Dance Victoria as Treasurer, a mother and a wife. Her business has grown rapidly over the past couple of years and she now has a team working for her. This conversation is a great […]

Frank Bambino – The Need to Evolve – Episode 1

  In our first episode of Making It Count we chat to Frank Bambino, Managing Director of Via Architects and there’s lots of diversity in this conversation. Frank is a successful small business owner who has 20+ years experience running his own business On top of this he has extensive knowledge and experience as an […]

Lessons from a Very Public Fiasco.

“Everything rises and falls on leadership”. John C Maxwell Organisations large and small can all take something away from the horrendous report into our cricketing organisation. Cricket Australia is again in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. The report into Cricket Australia’s culture and the Australian Cricket team culture reveals damning evidence of bullying, […]