2019 – A Trifecta of Triumph

2019 – A Trifecta of Triumph

What a year! It’s been filled with trials, tribulations, and triumphs of a seriously epic nature. Even for a life lived in construction, which usually means every day is an adventure. It started with a drive to Melbourne to collect not one, but two monsters....
Writer versus Project Management

Writer versus Project Management

The framework of project management applied to the practice of writing, the use of a professional tool in your creative works The Key Principles Project Management in Australia is based on the PMBoK (TM) and uses the following framework to achieve an outcome or goal:...

Dancing with Imposter Syndrome

“it’s hard to dance with a devil on your back, so shake him off’  Florence and the Machine – Lyrics from “Shake It Off”  We have a name for it now.  That feeling of inadequacy and the doom that shrouds us when we consider ourselves, particularly in...

Guest Blog by Nurdiah K

Words by Bek – I met Nurdiah in the same week she started work in the industry as she describes below. I saw an amazing young woman who was keen (and pretty clueless about what was ahead of her!). She had some amazing raw materials and plenty of potential, and so we...

Mentoring is NOT Parenting

Coaching and mentoring are the new way of saying trades and apprenticeships for those industries that used to use clerks. That period of “junior internship” type of arrangement that is less practical and prevalent than it used to be.  Instead now we have many...