n the past fortnight as we come to grips with the new normal of 2022, it feels like we got a brief warning.... then the reality of the Big O penetrating the community in New Zealand truly hit. As the shockwave of moving into the Red setting of the traffic light alert system reverberated, a progressive disturbance to one and all involved in any kind of organised event large or small has been felt the length and breadth of the land.
The proliferation of data and the use of data is an incredible tool, but when you factor in the fact that we are humans and NOT robots, and that personality traits play a role in our relationship with data we have to start to question our relationship with the need to measure.
The first half of 2017 has been HUGE. It's thrown me in the deep end and there's still a massive back half of the year to go yet. Here's a celebration of the continuation of Doing Epic Shit.
I was quoted last week as saying “to win once is hard”, “to win consistently is just plain tough”. Life is cyclical and throws many curve balls at us when we least expect them. In Olympic sports, athletes peak mentally and physically in a four year cycle, allowing a period of recovery at the end [...]
Oh dear....what the HELL did I just let myself in for? Did I really think about the consequences of saying 'yes' without giving full thought as to the repercussions of what just rolled off my tongue less than a month out from an event like this? I think I may have firmly thrown myself in [...]
To all who made and helped make 2016 the success that it was - THANK YOU 'We' finished on top - where 'we' have been since 2012. There's a reason I use 'we' as even though this has been a fairly solo journey the past year, there's a lot of people who have helped in [...]
With every decision comes the cost of what you're not doing. I was faced with some significant decision making recently - here's the long and short of it.
Back on the wagon - back in the game.... Slap me across the face with a wet fish right about now…. I started trying to write this back in August, have tried to finish it on numerous occasions but for lack of a better reason you’re getting it lock stock and barrel now. In fact, [...]