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.

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...

Practice what you preach

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I had an amazing experience this afternoon……. Last week I completed Seth Godin’s book “What to do what it’s your turn”. Typically, I write a...

Love and marriage ….

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Last weekend my wife (tee hee) and I exchanged vows and made a serious commitment to each other; i.e. marriage (‘we got married’ just does not sound apropos). It...

Progress update on my reading

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I mentioned on a previous post that my goal this year would be to read at least 50 books. So far I am tracking to the goal (well .. sort of) and I believe my reading speed will...

Know thy time ….

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This is one of the pillars of Peter Drucker’s book ‘The Effective Executive’ where he states that all executives should know thy time as time is finite. I think...

I was blind, and now I can see!

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That may be a little bit of an overstatement yet such a catchy title could not be passed up as it  summarizes an experience I have recently; laser eye correction. Since I was...

The Pen is Mightier than the Keyboard

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Being a geek I have had a constant struggle with wanting to take notes on my laptop versus writing notes in my notepad. I have been torn for so many years now on what is the right...

Names are important!

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I quickly posted a thought today on Twitter about using a persons names properly. Names are such an important thing and are part of a first impression if you haven’t met a...