Provide And Pray

Earlier this year I listened to a podcast from The Engaging Brand about a new book called “The Social Organisation:  How to Use Social Media to Tap the Collective Genius of Your Customers and Employees“. One memorable aspect of this podcast was the reference to a practice that the authors referred to as “provide and pray”….

Lessons From Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein is one of my heroes. I grew up in Einstein Street and the streets in our neighbourhood were all named after scientists – Marie Curie Place, Huxley Road, Pickering Street… so from an early age I’ve always been fascinated by the lives and accomplishments of such people. The list below resonated with me,…

Swifter, Higher, Stronger

Blake Skjellerup has a winning mindset.  He is one of only two New Zealand speed skaters competing at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Blake started skating at the age of 10 when a broken arm sidelined him from rugby for several months and he found himself killing time at the skating rink. He began skating twice a week,…