Melbourne Alumni Event and Graduation

Nov 19th, 2019

FIREUP have had an exciting year and its time to bring all of our incredible alumni together. The theme of the ICF Converge was Navigating Unpredictability. Join us in Melbourne at the Metropole Hotel from 930am to share the latest ICF News straight from the Global Conference and get you FIRED UP for 2020. Kathy […]

Brisbane Alumni Event

Nov 19th, 2019

FIREUP have had an exciting year and its time to bring all of our incredible alumni together. The theme of the ICF Converge was Navigating Unpredictability. Join us in Brisbane on December 4th at the Belise Hotel from 930am to share the latest ICF News straight from the Global Conference and get you FIRED UP […]

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How does having a hip replacement relate to business?

Jul 29th, 2019

Understand your decision making process – Moving towards or moving away Once you commit learn all you can  Prepare for what is within your control Ask for help even if you don’t think you need it Take what is offered – this relates especially to headphones and pain relief Adjust to your new reality Plan […]

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Celebrate NAIDOC Week

Jul 11th, 2019

The first time I heard Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu it sent shivers through me. He is without a doubt one of the most important voices to have ever come out of Australia. My friend Scott Wood introduced me to his music many years ago and I highly recommend when you first play his album you make […]

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It’s Getting Crowded Out There!!

Jun 13th, 2019

I am almost a little sheepish now when I am travelling to say what I do. I recently attended my brother Robby’s wedding at Dundee Beach south of Darwin to his beautiful Betty.  It was absolutely the most perfect setting and the most amazing ceremony.  It was our own Top End wedding – complete with […]

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Inspiration – Youth in Action

May 9th, 2019

The Maroochydore RSL is far from what I imagined.  As I walked into the light filled foyer I was directed up thestairs leading to the Conference area.  It is as impressive as any big Conference venue.  I was a little apprehensive as I don’t spend much time with teenagers and wasn’t sure that my skills […]

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How does essentialism relate to coaching?

Feb 28th, 2019

What is the one essential thing that will best serve you to put your energy towards currently? This is the question posed in Tim Ferris’s podcast interview with Greg McKeown – How to Master Essentialism. Coaching is about asking ourselves and others powerful questions, of which this is one. As a coach we are finding […]

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The pride that comes from achievement

Jan 21st, 2019

Coaching as a career is so rewarding because it is such an enabler for change for people. As human beings we all experience the disappointment of failure at different points in our life and it is critical to be able to manage our inner critic in these times. A strong internal negative voice can become […]

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What will make you proud?

Jan 10th, 2019

When we coach people we focus on helping them to gain perspective and stay present with what is possible for them. Only humans regret the past, blame in the present and worry about the future. It often takes someone else to get us to recognise and acknowledge our own strengths and potential, and get a […]

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Are you ready to blossom for 2019?

Dec 10th, 2018

When we moved into our new home last year the backyard was an absolute jungle after being left to self seed and grow randomly for 15 years. It has taken a lot of work (not by me I might say!) to clear weeds and non natives and get it looking beautiful. My only contribution was […]

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Make it your best year yet!

Dec 10th, 2018

Do you make written plans and goals for yourself each financial year? Most people make a few vague promises on New Year’s Eve. Most of those resolutions are forgotten before the year is half over. Almost no-one sets goals for the financial year. But setting professional goals for the new financial year makes sense. Why? […]

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