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  • authentic

    authentic

    Michael Peterson passed in 2012. He is recognised as one of the greatest surfers, an authentic Australian ‘someone’ who set the bar for Australian surfing in the mid-seventies. His aggressive, no-nonsense style was all his own at a time when Midget Farrelly and Nat Young were dominating. Michael was the son of a doting Jean, [&hellip...

  • Let’s refer you

    Let’s refer you

    ‘Good timing.’ I uttered as mince pies arrived, along with Stephen, our guest for the morning. Stephen is a likeable fellow, he’d been recently made redundant from a local research firm when he called to attend our meeting. We were about to hear his plan for the business going forward, how might we refer Stephen. [&hellip...

  • Better together

    Better together

    Bob had arrived, pulled up a chair and reclined with a cup of what appeared to be hot chocolate … So, what do you say Bob? I asked. “Getting good players is easy. Getting those good players to play together is the hard part.”  It’s so true don’t you think? A quote by Casey Stengel, [&hellip...

  • Community network

    Community network

    Community-focused networking has lots of benefits, some are immediately evident, others need clarification and I was witness to this just recently as around twenty met over ‘brunch.’ Our guest was Michael, with a lot of domestic responsibility, being the ‘office at home’ and supporting two young kids. He loved the idea of opportunity through engagement, [&hellip...

  • Don’t mention Vicar!

    Don’t mention Vicar!

    The conversation was going nicely until I mentioned our Vicar. My colleague Helen has a well established stained glass business when the conversation naturally turned to business referral. ‘Would you like an introduction to the Vicar, Helen?’ ‘No.’ Came her curt reply, the ecclesiastic world is not my market, I prefer to provide my services to [&hellip...

  • Networking and bigger cake

    Networking and bigger cake

    Today is about cake. I’d no sooner swallowed the first bite of my (very generously) iced doughnut when my table partner immediately went on the offensive… I don’t know why you bother with these meetings Charlie, I mean, come on, you can’t be making the big bucks? I’d known David a few months now, he [&hellip...

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