Travel Photo of the Day: Polignano a Mare, Bari, Italia.

The Adriatic sea crashes and swirls, entering and withdrawing with powerful arrogance in a fiery white-wash relentlessly battering Italy’s heel in Polignano a Mare in Bari Italy. This photo was taken from the small balcony of my hotel room that jutted out from the cliff Read More …

Travel Photo of the Day: El Nido, Philippines

El Nido, Palawan, Philippines. This photo was taken as we sat on the beach in Coron Coron – just out of the El Nido township – and watched the fishermen drag in their nets as the orange and violet sunset climbed over the archipelago island Read More …

Raining Rupees in Mumbai

I’ve just landed in Mumbai India. I’ve flown from Sydney, via Singapore and I’m sure the wheels of our plane must have scuttled the improvised tin roofs of the giant slum that surrounds Mumbai airport on landing. Children stare at the low flying planes with Read More …

I’m Not a Monkey: Keep Your Banana

Why People Leave Companies & Why Reward and Recognition Programs Don’t Work I’m not a monkey. Offering me a banana or threatening me with a pointed stick will not change my behaviour. Us humans are not simple creatures. How and why we behave is complex, Read More …

The Day I switched Off My Left Brain

This post was inspired by a recent Ted Talk that I watched titled: ‘My Stroke of Insight’. This video is the story of  brain scientist, Jill Bolte Taylor who had a stroke which temporarily disabled her left brain creating a surprising and astonishing experience. I Read More …