How to become the “go-to” person for important projects

We were once limited by our existing skill set. We were locked into our speciality. If you were trained in preparing budget reports, you prepared budget reports. If you were really good at writing copy, you wrote copy. If you were a project manager, you managed projects. There was very little room to move outside … Continue reading How to become the “go-to” person for important projects

How to make a dent and have a successful career in the new era of work

The days of ‘cog-in-the-machine’ employment is coming to an end. As the information economy grows and develops, people who can do more than shift a lever or press a button on a production line are more important than ever. But, what is it exactly that we need people, in this new era of work, to … Continue reading How to make a dent and have a successful career in the new era of work

The Rule Book: 19 elite-athlete behaviours that will make you more successful at work & in life

In 2011, a good friend and I coached a varsity boys basketball team at an international school in Myanmar (Burma). Leading into the pre-season, I created a rule book which outlined how the team was expected to conduct themselves during the season. The rule book was inspired by thoughts and principles that were originally developed and used … Continue reading The Rule Book: 19 elite-athlete behaviours that will make you more successful at work & in life