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.

Specificity

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After being back in the USA for a week (after my three-ish week trip to Europe) the one word that describes the physically taxing feeling in my body right now is specificity. Many...

Learning something new …

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This morning I was up very early to play tennis with my wife before work. It is probably the fourth of fifth time we have played this year. Simply put, we are terrible! It’s...

When things go wrong

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“When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile,...

Surprise!

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Surprising family and friends over the past few years has become one of my favourite things to do. The latest of which was surprising my best friend in London earlier this week to...

Too much automation?

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This year I started a subscription with GetAbstract which provides me with summaries of non-fiction books. Given there are approximately 129 million books that have been written...

Permanent Beta

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Recently I read an article written by FunnyBizz which made reference to the term “Permanent Beta.” This term resonated with me given the way I live my life. To sum up...

Rule Abiding Citizen

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What is the deal with being a rule abiding citizen? I have had many moments where I have played “that role” in telling people off for not following the common or...

On the Shortness of Life by Seneca

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I recently read Seneca’s essay “On the Shortness of Life” (URL). In a word, profound! Seneca lived from 5 BC to AD 65, therefore the wisdom in this essay written...

Language and the overuse of adjectives

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Earlier this week, prior to boarding a flight to Dallas the American Airlines staff member made an announcement about the flight and made the comment to all passengers in the...

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Autobiography takeaways

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I am one chapter shy of finishing Arnold Schwarzenegger’s biography “Total Recall” which was written and released in 2012. It provides a vast insight into...