Children’s book addresses fear of public speaking

Children’s book addresses fear of public speaking

Children’s book addresses fear of public speaking The wish to help children overcome the fear of public speaking was the inspiration for a new children’s book by a Dunedin-based author and illustrator team. First-time children’s book author Craig McGregor, a...
How to Save the World

How to Save the World

How to Save the World The quality of a question is not judged by its complexity but by the complexity of thinking it provokes. – Joseph O’Connor Goal #1 for 2019 – Create a book that will get anyone thinking. When I started my business last year, I wanted...
A promise is a promise

A promise is a promise

A promise is a promise One year ago, as I made this sudden change to my business life, I decided I would write and publish two books within 12 months. The first book was a called – How to Save the World – One Question at a Time which you can find on my...
Never Blame Your Tools

Never Blame Your Tools

Never Blame Your Tools  I was at an event the other day and one of the delegates approached me to discuss a presentation that had occurred earlier in the day. He said “Well, that was death by power point”.  My father always said to me “Never blame your tools” –...
Helping other people succeed is so much fun

Helping other people succeed is so much fun

Helping other people succeed is so much fun. I had to give a talk about when I was a protégé at a recent Toastmasters meeting. One dictionary says that a protégé is guided by an older, more experienced and influential person.   Then I saw this quote by Tony Robbins,...
Toastmasters District 72 Conference May 2019

Toastmasters District 72 Conference May 2019

Toastmasters District 72 Conference May 2019 Over the last three days I have been Master of Ceremonies at the Toastmasters New Zealand District 72 Conference 10-12 May 2019. I met this man, Tom Hobbs – The Man in the Hat from Colorado USA. hashtag#toastmasters...