Crisis versus Opportunity

"The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger – but recognize the opportunity." John F. Kennedy Speech in Indianapolis, April 12, 1959 

The Buck Stops Here

I love this one! I just heard it today – it sums up what I think about never giving up. ‘If it’s meant to be, it’s up to me!’ From John Hunter Director of ONE Group

Listening for Gold

Eric Rush was one of the keynote speakers at an Entrepreneur?s conference that I attended last week in Auckland. As an Australian girl, originally from Melbourne, brought up on AFL, a rugby Sevens – then All Black player was not someone that I had ever come across. What a fantastic message he had. Inside a […]

On Believing that the dream is possible

There is persistence and then there is pig headedness. Knowing the difference is the challenge. I love these two quotes from Winston Churchill “Never Give In” The speech was made 29 October 1941 to the boys at Churchill’s old public [private] school, Harrow–not Oxford or Cambridge: “Never give in–never, never, never, never, in nothing great […]

Playing outrageously

“Far better to dare mightly things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory, nor defeat” Theodore Roosevelt 1899. Ok so this was just a bit before my […]