Getting stuff done: the confessions of a superdad with 5 crazy kids!

EVERYONE knows that a good dad: Is out of bed by 6:00 am, for 30 minutes of yoga. By 6:40 am, he’s showered, shaved and is skipping into the garden to collect fresh honey from the beehive. At 6:50 am, he stirs his tribe with encouraging words to seize the day. By 7:00 am, theContinue reading “Getting stuff done: the confessions of a superdad with 5 crazy kids!”

Hit her back or take it on the chin?

I’ve been asked on more than one occasion, whether I was ever tempted to hit my ex-wife back.   The victim of domestic abuse for 9 years, my wife’s violent outbursts kept me on edge and I planned every detail of every day to avoid her triggers being pulled, because when they got pulled, theContinue reading “Hit her back or take it on the chin?”

Delegation dilemmas: you know you should but fear they won’t

Every good leader knows that to free up time, you need to delegate / empower other people to help you, by ‘handing over the baton’ on certain tasks … simple! But delegation is risky: – What if they make a mess of the task? – What if they don’t do it on time? – WhatContinue reading “Delegation dilemmas: you know you should but fear they won’t”

How do you know if you’re in an abusive relationship?

After 7 years of being in an abusive relationship, I didn’t actually know that I was in an abusive relationship! I always knew I had a difficult marriage, but it wasn’t until 2006, when a neighbour witnessed me being attacked and used the words domestic abuse, that the penny started to drop. At first, IContinue reading “How do you know if you’re in an abusive relationship?”

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