Observing a champion

Observing a champion

Observing a champion Marc Marquez is a 26-year-old Spaniard. He currently holds eight Motorcycle World Championships, six of those in the premier class of MotoGP. Last week I was at Phillip Island for the Australian round of the championship. No surprise Marquez...
Life Lessons from Oprah

Life Lessons from Oprah

Life Lessons from Oprah Oprah Gail Winfrey was born in 1954 to unmarried parents that separated soon after her birth. She was left in the care of her maternal grandmother who lived on a Mississippi farm. For the next fifteen years she was shuffled between the care of...
Trusting your gut is REAL

Trusting your gut is REAL

Trusting your gut is REAL Have you ever wondered if you should trust your gut instinct? Well the research is in and the good news is you can absolutely trust those gut feelings. Since the mid–nineteenth century scientists have been trying to make a connection between...
Flying High

Flying High

Flying High I’ve been spending time examining the neuroscience behind why it is that we get stuck and find it so hard to move forward. It made me think about when I was 21 and learning to fly. I had completed about 15 hours of training and was still coming to grips...
Steve Smith – more than the world’s best batsman

Steve Smith – more than the world’s best batsman

Steve Smith – more than the world’s best batsman Although Australia has retained the Ashes, it probably wouldn’t havebeen the case without the brilliant batting of Steve Smith. Smith is now regarded by his peers as the best batsmen in the worldand possibly one of the...
Jumping the Pole

Jumping the Pole

Jumping the Pole In the late 90’s I went to America for a weeklong workshop. Along with the lectures were a series of activities designed to stretch your physical and mental capabilities. The challenge of all challenges was “Jumping the Pole.” The “pole” was a 100ft...