News / New Business

  • A thousand days...

    I recently had the opportunity to share at a business brunch a little bit about the journey that brought me to a Regional Business Achievers Award nomination. Unfortunately none of my close friends or family could be there on the day so I promised that I will share my story with them in the form of a blog post. It's been nearly a month since and I've stalled and used every excuse in the book not to! It is so very personal to me and I'm not sure if I really want it out there?! Until this morning when I...

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  • DON'T. STOP. BELIEVING.

    Anyone who appreciates 70's and 80's rock music will be familiar with the song, Don't Stop Believin'. One of the greatest rock anthems. Its opening keyboard riff is unmistakable. It's a fire-in-your-belly kind of song. More recently it was the theme song for Rock of Ages featuring a wild-eyed Tom Cruise as a disconnected rock god. It was released back in '81 and somehow never cracked a no1 on any billboard ever??? Hard to believe then, that in 2009 it became the most downloaded song in itunes history. Even the greatest musical gems, the ones that will survive long after...

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  • And the rest as they say...

    It’s a great line isn’t it? The punch-line to a story filled with trials, filled with obstacles and challenges. A story that ultimately ends in success. And when finally you look back at the road travelled and the successes now apparent, you get to mutter......”and the rest is history”.Well that’s all good and proper but right now the only thing that is history is the job I’ve been in for the last 7 years. The General Manager title, company car, cell phone allowance, the perks and the corporate ladder nicely lined up. All history. There is something very humbling being...

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