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.

Review: To the Cloud – Cloud Powering an Enterprise

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To the Cloud: Cloud Powering an Enterprise by Pankaj Arora My rating: 5 of 5 stars “To The Cloud” provides a comprehensive overview of cloud landscape, how it has...

Review: Mythical Man-Month, The Essays on Software Engineering

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Mythical Man-Month, The: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks Jr. My rating: 4 of 5 stars A classic software development book that has been tested the times....

Speed Reading

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One thing I want to get better at this year is speed reading. If you ask someone like Warren Buffet, he would say that reading is the most important thing that he does. For...

2016

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The plan was to post this entry before 2016. I feel it is suitable to look back at 2015 on the first day of the next year to see what has been accomplished and to put down on...

Office Space

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Yesterday I spent an hour or so helping my Mum organise her desk and office area. This all started due to a switch of network providers which meant she needed to get a new modem...

Don’t sweat the small stuff

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“Don’t sweat the small stuff” is a term I’m sure you have read or heard many times in your life; I know I have! If you haven’t heard it...

Decisions

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A decision without action isn’t really a decision. Have you heard that quote before? It was from Tony Robbins. After reading it I had to reflect on the list...

The Godfather and One-On-Ones

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While flying to Australia I was able to re-watch part of The Godfather Part I. The movie opens with a long scene where a man is explaining a situation in which his...

Rebuild the laptop

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There is something to be said about re-building your computer. When I was young my approach to computers was to purchase all the components separately, put it together, load the...

Sabbatical!

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On Friday I served my last day as an employee with IBM. I had been with IBM for just shy of three years and have decided to go on a sabbatical. I came to this decision due to a...