Down the Rabbit Hole: A “busy” covid story.

I’ve been falling, falling, falling. Down, Down, Down. And I never realised how far I had fallen. Then everything was just feeling weird. I gradually realised that I had fallen so far down that I had lost myself. For the past seven weeks, I have existed in a cognitive tunnel. Trying to come to grips […]

WORTH: A twin towers leadership story

I often talk about how important it is for health business leaders to build relationships and trust with employees, clients and referrers. There are examples everywhere, not only in leadership literature but also all around us on social media platforms, podcasts, blogs and in popular culture. As the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks approached, […]

The Casketeers: Caring for the dead and the alive.

After a little hiatus from blogging, I am happy to be back. I am home from New Zealand after a 3-month stay. It is difficult to find a topic that is a bit lighter in these trickier times. As a dedication to my homeland, I thought that I would share a piece on a quirky […]

Little Decisions

Hard times are never over, trouble always comesStill, I’m looking forward to tomorrow when it comes (Paul Kelly: Little decisions) About 3 months ago, we made the decision to close down one of our practices. Our vision was to have a presence in a growing area of the city where treatment options were limited. We […]

It takes a village: The diversity of caring

Lady, Mum’s nurse originally from the Philppines For those of you following my blogs, you will know that I am ensconced in New Zealand, looking after my Mother. After almost three weeks of dictated bed rest and delays due to the fallout from the cyber-attack, a long weekend, and a nurse’s strike, Mum finally underwent […]

Want to improve your day? Thank your patients.

You will read a lot about the power of gratitude in leadership literature, blogs, and podcasts. Eric Mosely from Work-human talks about how important purpose, meaning, and gratitude are for the employee experience and workplace culture. We will come back to this topic in future blogs. I would like to take a totally different slant […]

What if Easter Bunny had no purpose?

A health business without a purpose is like Easter Bunny without a basket of chocolate eggs to hide for children at Eastertime. There is no reason to exist. If you define and articulate your purpose, you will give people a reason to believe in and follow you. Easter Bunny binds our society in a shared […]

What is your “no compromise”

I recently encountered an article that caught my attention. A new business has come to Canberra and they are using face-book as one of their marketing vehicles. After reading the article and the wide range of positive comments, I am thinking that if they are true to their vision and purpose, that they will not […]