Tag: corporate speaker

  • Failure is not an option

    Failure is not an option

    I was chatting with a wine farmer friend the other day.  “How’s the harvest going?” I asked, aware of the challenges posed by the unseasonably wet summer.  “I wouldn’t be a proper farmer if I didn’t complain about something,” he replied.  It’s a sentiment echoed by farmers everywhere – if you’re not complaining, are you…

  • Farewell radio, hello new projects

    Farewell radio, hello new projects

    Bruce Whitfield is leaving Primedia to embark on a bold new professional adventure. “I have loved every moment on The Money Show and am honoured to have been part of listeners’ lives for more than two decades. The time has come however to focus on some exciting new projects which require a more specific focus,”…

  • Connect to prosper

    Connect to prosper

    What a week it has been. I got to deliver a keynote at Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. I was asked to stand-in at the last minute for Sir Jan du Plessis, the former chairman of SABMiller, Rio Tinto, BT, RHM and British American Tobacco whose family had suffered…

  • How to see the point

    How to see the point

    It was such a pleasure to have globally renowned artist Gavin Rain in the audience recently to witness how I have incorporated his magnificent work into my newest How to Thrive at the Edge of Chaos keynote.  We had not met previously, but I tracked down his number as I stood, mesmerised, in front of…