My Thoughts

Veterans Active Recreation Program

I feel very fortunate to have been entrusted by the Tasmanian Government the opportunity to develop …

The Skills We Don’t Know We Have

Discharging from 16 years in the regular army I didn’t have to worry about getting a new job on “civ…

When do you give up on Freedom

September 11, 2021.  Twenty years since the beginning of the Afghanistan war on terror. Twenty …

‘Getting Away With It’ – What it means to me

I yesterday read the article by Mark Willacy and Josh Robertson titled “Inside the drinking culture …

Failure to succeed is hard but failure to try is unforgivable

While I don’t want to let my current emotion drive my comments, there is one point I want to make.Mo…

I’m Not Afraid of Your Fear

“The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear” Aung San Suu Kyi It h…

Courage Circa 1942

12 months ago in France, I wrote a blog called “Courage circa 1918”. As I recently hiked the Kokoda …

The Upside of Adversity

Is it just me or are we now living in a society that seems to indulge itself in easy. We glamourise …

Reaching the Summit

For most new climbers their first trekking experience is bathed in expectations of epic sunsets and …

What Makes a Leader?

There are so many resources on leadership available, yet as a culture we still produce so many quest…

A camera teaches you…

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Keeping It Real

We were all put on this earth for a reason. Do you know what yours is?.. or are you walking through …

The Price of Time

​“I’m too busy” has become the catchphrase of our modern age. Everyone is endlessly pushing, hustlin…

Don’t Take the Bus…

I believe every person should have at least one life changing adventure/in filling life with adventu…

International Travel 101

“Plans are nothing; planning is everything.” Dwight D. Eisenhower In the lead up to your…

Operating in the Red Zone

Reading our last two posts, hopefully you’re thinking a little more about where you operate.  Or may…

The Operator Within

Whatever avenue I choose, I want to be the very best.  And the very best may not be “I’m Number…

Where do you operate?

One of the defining features of military life is getting comfortable with being uncomfortable. …

Courage circa 1918

If you haven’t had the privilege of visiting the Villers-Bretonneux Australian Memorial in the Hauts…

Techniques to prepare your mindset.

The New Year period can be a potential flash point for difficulties and obstacles that can make your…