Secret Millionaire Chapter 2

My life as an undercover volunteer Secret Millionaire – Channel Nine 9.30pm 29 Oct 2009 Episode Four: Features Naomi Simson I sit here in my bed in a motel on a GoldCoast highway which seems a million miles from home – I can hear the traffic and my neighbors. It’s not so bad, just different […]

Secret Millionaire Chapter 1

My life as an undercover volunteer Secret Millionaire – Channel Nine 9.30pm 29 October Episode Four Features Naomi Simson Some months ago I was given the opportunity to go on a ten day mystery experience. To be taken away from all the comforts I know, my family, business, credit cards and technology – to live […]

Design your life

I heard CEO of Life by Design, Ian Hutchinson speak on creating the life you want to live. He explored success and it’s definition. The number one area where people feel that they don’t have control or balance in their lives – is not a lack of time, but a lack of clarity. What are […]

Football fever…

Who wrote the book on success? Imagine if Martians came to earth and saw a game of soccer being played. They have no idea about the rules or why when a net stops a round object and not a human, people cheer really loud and hug each other. It appears to make no sense at […]

Dexter Dog career updated

You may have met Dexter Dog, RedBalloon’s Chief Security Officer. Having been one of the very first employees, Dexter has been with us for three and a half years – in pretty much the same role. He has come to me and requested a career move otherwise he said he will walk! He says he […]

Leadership style is very personal

I was recently asked two great questions What is your greatest strength as a leader? First and foremost I am always myself. I am the same with one person as I am with any other. I am straight with people, authentic and I do what I say I’m going to do. Who I am every […]

Out of the mouths of Babes.

I took my daughter to hear me speak yesterday at the Networks Leadership event. I had a good time, I’m not sure if she did. I was there to speak on Leadership and ‘the growth story’. I asked her what she thought – and she said ‘it was just a bunch of old stories you […]