Productivity

Want to avoid “Reply-to-All” email spam? Use BCC!

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The business world is still heavily driven by email. On a daily basis I’m bombarded by emails from colleagues, customers and partners. And that is just my work email...

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...

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...

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...

Public Speaking and riding a bicycle

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What does riding a bike have to do with public speaking?...

What does your salad look like?

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I’m a big fan of a salad. It is a healthy way to get energy and nutrients into my system without feeling heavy and lethargic. Most of the time I make and eat these at home....

Are you leveraging your University Alumni?

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It is surprising to say that I completed my IT degree at QUT twenty years ago. Since that time I have completed an MBA at Deakin Unviersity, multiple certifications (ITIL, PMP...

Toastmasters Area Director: A Year in Review

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It was this time last year that I was asked by the Toastmasters District Leadership if I would like to volunteer to become an Area Director. For those not fully aware of the...

How do I use OneNote?

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There isn’t a week that goes by without someone asking me how I am taking notes using OneNote on a smart device (iPad) with a drawing device (Apple Pencil). It typically...

Using “if x then y” for more effective communication

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Using the "If X then Y" logic to improve efficiency. This can be applied to email, text messaging, social media and face to face conversations....