B-rad

Brad lives in #permanentbeta; always learning and experiencing! By day he is a technology executive and by night a lecturer, coach, speaker and avid volunteer. Brad is Australia born and has worked and traveled the world as well as lived in Asia, US, Europe and the UK. His mission is to bring the best out of people and has achieved this as a DJ, Aerobics Instructor, NLP Practitioner, Toastmaster, Speed Reading Instructor, Coach and Management Consultant.

The Case for Trump by Victor Davis Hanson

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My Rating of “The Case for Trump” by Victor Davis Hanson: 6 / 10 Many years ago I used to read the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and struggled with the large amount of...

Re-read: The Obesity Code by Jason Fung

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This year I’ve decided to focus more on re-reading books which have had a significant impact on me (see category re-read). I have seen significant benefits in the areas such...

Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence by James R. Clapper

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My Rating of “Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence” by James R. Clapper: 8 / 10 One could consider the books I have read of late as...

The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House by Ben Rhodes

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My Rating of “The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House” by Ben Rhodes: 8 / 10 Late last year I watched a Netflix documentary about Obama’s last year in...

On Confidence by The School of Life

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My Rating of “On Confidence” by The School of Life: 8 / 10 This book was an interesting choice for me compared to most of the books I read. The choice of On Confidence...

The Right Story: A Brief Guide to Changing the World by Bernadette Jiwa

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My Rating of “The Right Story: A Brief Guide to Changing the World” by Bernadette Jiwa: 9 / 10 The older I get the more importance I put into story telling as well as...

Bad Blood by John Carreyrou

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My Rating of “Bad Blood” by John Carreyrou: 9 / 10 The Theranos story is fascinating. I had read many articles in the Wall Street Journal at the time while living in...

2018: A Year in Review

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“People do not decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their futures.” – F.M. Alexander It is with both a combination of...

Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life by Michael Caine

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My Rating of “Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life” by Michael Caine: 8 / 10 Growing up in a family who’s father is a fan of Michael Caine...

Portfolio People Blog Post

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Wrote a guest blog post on Portfolio-People earlier in the month. It was about saying yes to opportunities. Go check it out as I think it is a very relevant aspect for our careers...