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Sharing The Future

Sharing The Future

Sharing the futureThis has been a pretty exciting time for me. I’ve just emerged from the world’s biggest and best mobile event, the World Mobile Congress (MWC). It’s a four-day tech extravaganza, a Disneyland for geeks. It’s held...

Still Sitting?

Still Sitting?

Still sitting?My six-year old son, Henry, started year 1 this week. This got me thinking about school and about learning in general – how kids lap it up and how our education shapes our whole lives. And I thought it was time, like...

Taking Risks

Taking Risks

Taking risksThe holidays are almost here. What are you planning to do this year? Something exciting? Or are you just going to chill out, get over the year just past and look forward to 2017?Me? Glad you asked. Remember last year when...

Gut Feelings

Gut Feelings

Gut feelingsWe all talk about 'swallowing disappointment', having something leave 'a bad taste' or having 'butterflies in the stomach'. Now science is discovering why we do this, how it happens and how knowing about it can improve...

Sustaining Work

Sustaining Work

Sustaining workAt Springday, we’ve taken the rubbish bins out of our office. Now our waste goes into recycling bins in the shared kitchen, or it goes home. Why? Because if my team and I don’t have bins at our feet, then we think...

Tribal Knowledge

Tribal Knowledge

Tribal knowledgeWe bring our whole lives to the office. If work and home coalesce, if they sustain each other, then we’re engaged, productive, happy. If they don’t… well, we become detached, depressed, even ill. This explains why, as...

Game On

Game On

Game on!Every so often, a craze comes along that taps into a collective zeitgeist. Older adults remember yo-yos or hula-hoops or marbles or collecting a certain set of cards. If you’re younger you’ll have overdosed on virtual apps,...

Platform Power

Platform Power

Platform powerEvery day, people ask me what Springday does. They’re interested when I tell them we’re in the wellbeing business because, hey, who isn’t interested in wellbeing? But when I say ‘Springday is a wellbeing platform’, I...

Life After Start-Up

Life After Start-Up

Life after start-upOn May 9 I’ll be in Queensland, presenting at Toowoomba’s annual Innovation, Leadership and Strategy Summit. The blurb in the conference program says I’ll be taking participants through ‘my strategy in getting my...

Planning Time

Planning Time

Planning timeEaster’s just been and gone! This year’s just shooting by, isn’t it? We’re nearly at Mother’s Day and before you know it June will be gone and it’ll be a whole new financial year.Right now, it’s planning season and...