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Samsung. Made to Last.

My dad’s phone carked it this week. Hardly surprising. It was 23 years old. Go figure. Samsung made extraordinary flip phones to last. Of course, given the fact that he’s 86 and an extre

Impossible to ignore – hello Mango!

Are you a storyteller? Do you love people? Are your party shoes always at the ready? Do you tend to be late – but believe you’re worth the wait? Hello you big Mango! If you don’t know

Why Apples Don’t Like Yoga

People with an Apple preference are known to be quick. Quick thinkers, quick in conversation, quick to action. So it would stand to reason that yoga would not be their first choice of exerci

8 Reasons for a Lime Personality to Love the New Workplace

Good news for the introverted personality The original nuclear shock of COVID-19 has abated and we are all in some sort of routine albeit in a world we barely recognise. But for some persona

Mangoes are Human Too (hang on, that’s weird)

Four weeks into lockdown and I want to do a bit of a shout out to a much maligned Fruit, the Mango. They tend to cop a bit of flack around the office for talking too much, laughing too loud,

Leading in the New Normal

We weren’t prepared for this. Markets shifting, lack of oil, changes of government, yes. But not this. It’s hard enough leading at the best of times. And now here is an unprecedented sit

The Danger of Mini Me’s

It’s a huge responsibility to hire people. And when you’re a small business owner, many of us don’t have the luxury of formal training in interview skills – you’re just supposed to

It’s All About the Giving

I was privileged to speak recently at the Foster Care Queensland Conference. It’s a significant affair – 800 people from agencies, suppliers and many carers themselves. So it was no surp