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.

Last Days of the Concorde: The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel by Samme Chittum

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My Rating of “Last Days of the Concorde: The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel” by Samme Chittum: 9 / 10 It has been nearly 20 years...

The Secrets of Closing a Sale by Zig Ziglar

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My Rating of “The Secrets of Closing a Sale” by Zig Ziglar: 7 / 10 I’ve heard of Zig Ziglar as he has left certainly left his mark in the world of sales. I...

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

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My Rating of “Talking to Strangers” by Malcolm Gladwell: 8 / 10 Talking to Strangers was quite a surprise of a book. I’ve read a few Malcolm Gladwell’s...

Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

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My Rating of “Permanent Record” by Edward Snowden: 9 / 10 During our lives we will come across a handful of major world events. Using my parents an example – it...

The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power

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My Rating of “The Education of an Idealist” by Samantha Power: 8 / 10 The majority of the world would not know who Samantha Power is. I’ve only come to know of...

Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping and Risking it all with the Greatest Chef in the World by Jeff Gordinier

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My Rating of “Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping and Risking it all with the Greatest Chef in the World” by Jeff Gordinier: 9 / 10 We all have passions within our lives. I...

Taking Initiative

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What has happened in your pre-adult years that have shaped who you are as a person today? Think about it, shaping you for good and / or for bad! There are a number of experiences...

Lifespan: Why we age and why we don’t have to by David Sinclair

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My Rating of “Lifespan: Why we age and why we don’t have to” by David Sinclair: 8 / 10 Many years ago a friend of mine said something that has stayed in my mind...

Division Director (B) In Review

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It is October 2019 and about twelve weeks since signing off as Division B Director for 2018 – 2019. The last Toastmasters year has been one of hard work, of progress and of...

Consistency Checkpoint

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Back in August Seth Godin posted one of his signature blog posts (URL). This entry touches on the concept of streaks being their own reward over time (think compounding affect)....