Mojo

The case of the Missing Mojo….

Hopefully, it comes as no surprise to you that I sometimes loose my mojo, just like everyone else. Often people think I’ve got it all together and am constantly happy with a perfect life… Umm, sorry to shatter your illusion, but that’s not the reality for us mere human beings! LOL. So, the last few…

Positive Leadership is about bringing out the best in people

The Business of Happiness

In today’s fast paced society it’s hard enough to be happy when we’re on holidays, let along being happy at work! There are so many demands on our time. More often than not we feel overwhelmed and stressed just thinking about trying to reach that elusive goal of happiness. The good news is: Happiness is…

bottom line

The tripple bottom line

Most businesses are primarily driven by their bottom line; That is, how much profit was realised and what return will the shareholders receive. Business is changing, and to create a sustainable business model I believe that the bottom line has changed most of all. The triple bottom line replaces traditional fiscal profitability and embraces three…

Kokoda trail

Remembering Kokoda

In the year 2000 I was in the Army Reserves and an opportunity came up to go to PNG and walk the Kokoda trail. Me being me, I’d trained for months before we left, I’d hike up Sublime point from Austinmer to bulli tops with a 15kg pack, often running up and back twice. I know,…

mindset

Three presenting tips to shift your mindset

Presenting is as much a head game, as a skill set. Once you get your head in the right place everything shifts. Here are three simple presenting tips to help you shift your mindset and take your presentations to a new level! 1. It’s not about you! – To be honest, the whole ‘confidence’ thing…

Cooperation

The Southwest Airlines Way – Building relationships that work!

What lies at the root of Southwest Airlines Culture is the strong focus on relationships. The Southwest framework of positive relationships is; Shared goals, Shared knowledge and Mutual respect. This is named ‘relational coordination’ and is found to enhance both quality and efficiency in equal measures. In a hospital studied, relational coordination created: 31% reduction hospital stays, 22%…

Starting School… and I’m terrified!

On Monday Laura has her first day at big school, and quiet honestly, I’m more nervous than she is! Yes, Yes, I know she’s a smart kid, I know she’ll make friends and learn lots, and obviously have a wonderful time, I’m just not sure I will! Despite my somewhat calm and confident persona now,…

Meet the real Jodie Cooper

I’ve been working with a Social Media expert to improve my presence and she gave me a challenge. Get real, tell people who you really are and let them actually see the best and worst bits of your life. So…. Melinda’s given me 10 quick questions to answer and challenged me to turn it into…