Recently I came across an interesting book review of Paranoia: A Journey into Extreme Mistrust and Anxiety by Daniel Freeman. The author is a professorial fellow at Magdalen College, Oxford, a consultant clinical psychologist, a recipient of the British Psychological Society Presidents’ Award for distinguished contributions to psychological knowledge, the author of almost a dozen books and hundreds of journal articles, and a co-founder of the Feeling Safe Programme, a cognitive-behavio.....Read More
The recent loss of electrical power to over 500,000 homes in Victoria has again demonstrated the fragility of the Australia national grid because of the focus on renewables. I thought it would be helpful to my readers to explain why I am a Climate Sceptic. Typically, when in an argument with an alarmist two arguments are used.: There is a scientific consensus that anthropogenic CO2 we emit is responsible for ‘climate change’ and this is accepted by ‘every reputable’ climat.....Read More
As explained in my February 2024 Newsletter I am offering to all my readers a free copy of The Humm Handbook plus the Australian cost of packing and postage. The Beginning The story behind the Humm Handbook begins in 1972 when I was halfway through completing an MBA course at the London Business School. Charles Handy was my tutor. This was before Charles had written his first book and had established himself as a leading British management guru. Nevertheless, Charles was alread.....Read More
One of the first Christmas functions I attended last year was the function organised by The Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML) AustraliaNewZealand. The organization is dedicated to setting the gold standard for management and leadership competence and excellence. It was held the day before my 79th birthday. Three of Jim Mein, David Hayes and myself were sitting around a table agreeing that we probably collectively lifted the average age of the attendees by 10 years. One of us .....Read More
"Put in a sales perspective, I loved your presentation! I got a lot from what you talked about and I will read your book."
Peter Morris, Executive Officer, Lomax Financial Group
Your presentation on 'Lifting your Level of Emotional Intelligence" to 10 CEOs scored an average 8.9 out of 10 for the topic and 8.5 for the presentation which is great. A couple of the attendees gave you a 10 out of 10, and the comments were:
- Great presentation. Very informative.
- Excellent presentation.
- made me think.
Christi Spring CEO Institute. - web www.ceo.com.au.