Review your Results in Two Simple Steps

Review Your Results Too many of us spend too long getting things done and not enough time learning from what we’ve achieved (or not). This is tragic when you can review your results in two simple steps and dramatically improve your future performance. Imagine this… You’ve just finished your work (your day, your project or […]

Getting Grit – Book Review

Caroline Adams Miller - Getting Grit

Book Review: Getting Grit Caroline Adams Miller; Getting Grit: The Evidence based approach to cultivating passion, perseverance and purpose. In creating Project Passion I had compiled a great selection of strategies for getting more done. (Many of them are in my book Done) When I read this book I realized I’d made a really big […]

Sandi Givens – Find Your Courageous Voice

Sandi Givens

Sandi Givens Sandi Givens runs an online program for women across the country called Find Your Courageous Voice. Her passion is to enable more people to have courage and authenticity in their conversations. Sandi is also the author of Women on the Move, a CSP professional speaker with PSA, a supporter of Beyond Blue and […]

Do More With Less

Do More with Less Do More with Less is episode #111 of the Ideas Architect Podcast. Here is the video and transcript… Are you stretched to your limits? Are you just hanging on? Life is fast – keeping up with all the software updates is tough let alone mastering them Everything is complex – even […]

Bill Jennings: Valuable Conversations

Bill Jennings - Time and Space

Bill Jennings, Time and Space Bill Jennings runs Time and Space – community events for secondary schools that help mums and dads and mentors have conversations with young people that they wouldn’t normally have. It’s all about hearing the perspective of the other generations. Bill is a former secondary school teacher and a Certified Speaking […]

Why We Write: Book Review

Why We Write – Book Review Editor Meredith Maran has compiled a peek behind the curtain of some of the world’s best writers in her book, Why We Write. She secured 20 acclaimed authors to share their thoughts on how and why they do what they do. Each of the authors has written a short […]

Roy Peter Clark: How to Write Short

How to Write Short - Roy Peter Clark

Review of Roy Peter Clark: How to Write Short – Word Craft for Fast Times In a classic Simpson’s episode (aren’t they all classics…) dutiful wife Marge is cooking Homer microwave meatloaf. The usually impatient husband is beside himself waiting… Homer: Is it done yet? Is it done yet? Marge: Your meatloaf will be ready […]

Project Passion – Ship Smaller Sooner

Project Passion One of the big ideas in Project Passion is borrowed from the work of Scrum and the Lean Startup: the MVP. This is to overcome one of the big mistakes many of us make in our projects is to pursue perfection. We naturally start our projects with the view of the perfect result […]

How to Attract Referrals

Your Referral Trumpet

How to build a business that Generates Leads and Referrals for You How to build a business that generates leads and referrals for you is based on the Book Rapper summary of John Jantsch’s book The Referral Engine. [Updated and Edited 10 May 2022]. The Big Idea Too often referrals are a BTW – “By […]

Carolyn Tate – The Purpose Project

Carolyn Tate

Carolyn Tate – The Purpose Project Carolyn Tate is an author, educator and community builder. She has written five books with her latest being The Purpose Project. (Her purpose is to write books that truly matter.) She is also an educator running workshops and speaking to groups about how to bring purpose to work and […]