February 2011 | Small Fish Business Coaching

It’s About Getting Things Done

Seth Godin has been catching my eye again by stealing our catch phrase – “It’s about Getting Things Done” Stealing maybe an overstatement but he’s written about three ways of getting better performance from people, illustrated by a book about a basketball coach (it’s...

Abattoirs Of The Human Soul

More TED inspiration. An idea worth spreading – How to Achieve Work-Life Balance Nigel Marsh (author of Fat, Forty and Fired talks about one of our favourite subjects – how to achieve work-life balance. He makes some good points (and his perfect day sounds pretty...

Wisdom, Advice and Action

“Scio multos petere consilium pauci et indigentibus neminem fieri.” Discovering the meaning of the wisest words in the world makes no difference, all progress consists of action no matter how small or seemingly feeble For it is from small things that big things grow...

Time Management

What a start to the new year! As you may be aware Toowoomba, QLD Australia, got off to a catastrophic beginning and only now are we emerging from the shock. But as like showbiz business must go on. From the people I have spoken to this year, and I admit to the same...

What Would You Do?

This is a moral/ethical dilemma that was used as part of a job application. You are driving along on a wild and stormy night. You pass by a bus stop, and you see three people huddling on a bench, waiting for the bus: 1. An old women who looks as if she is dying. 2. An...