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Savage Oxygen- the new book from the Possum Wrestler

Possums subscribers- huge news for little old me. It took a year longer than planned. Something you have been waiting for with bated breath. Relax. Here it is!!!

Savage Oxygen…. my new book!!! A ‘mobile mentor’ of inspiration for happier, more successful careers.

The blurb is below. But don’t delay! If you have ever got any value out of my five years of Possums posts, then please- click on the link below and buy a copy. Or as many as you like! For your teams…. gifts for clients… to balance rickety tables…. whatever. Buy up big!!! Here’s the link:

The Best $1.98 You’ll Ever Spend

Today I am asking you, from my heart, to spend $1.98. You’ll be helping a charity, supporting one of the world’s good guys, and you’ll receive two gifts that could make a massive difference to you. Read on.

Michael Bunting is a leadership and mindfulness guru. He’s also a beautiful person in every sense, with a big heart and a desire to help people live happier, more fulfilling lives and careers. The good news for all of us is that Michael is publishing two books- and for TODAY only, these are available for $0.99 cents a copy.

Read on for more details of this amazing offer- and why I will match with a donation to charity the value of ever order you make.

The Toughest Call Of All

I sat under my desk with my head in my hands, shaking with fear. I am shamed by the reason. But now I know how to deal with it.

My Chifley Square coffees with Andrew Cohen always leave me energised. We were chatting about when things go wrong, and the client gets upset. Andrew told me a story. “So the client called. I knew what he wanted, that he’d be pissed off, so I answered it and ….” That’s a key difference between Andrew and I. You see, he has courage. Particularly, the courage to:

Do This In 2016 And Thrive

This one piece of advice will bring you the biggest results, pleasure, success and well being in 2016. I promise you that- hand on heart. Here it is.

Welcome back, Possums friends. Hoping your festive season was happy, safe, fun. Mine was. Family. Sun. Exercise. And working on my priorities for 2016. I got very focused on what one thing I could do in 2016 which would have the most positive impact. Then I recalled what advertising icon Peter Meads had told me was the secret to business success. Here it is. I reckon it’s the most potent insight I could give anyone this year. Agree?

R.I.P IQ and EQ. The new VIP is CQ.

It’s useful to have solid dollops of IQ and emotional intelligence. But to survive and thrive today, you need a double helping of CQ. How do you rate?

I’ve been searching for the critical ingredient we must have to protect and build careers and value proposition in ‘disrupted times’ (Yes I know- ‘disrupted’ is an over-used word, but so be it.) This mindset has to be part of the DNA of businesses and professionals if we are to avoid the extinction events accelerating around us. Then a management consultant gave me the answer. Her business has nailed it. To keep relevant and at the edge, every one us has to build this non-negotiable trait.

Attention Recruiters! Book Now For The Savage Growth Masterclass

Attention all recruiters! Here is your chance to learn how to explode the growth of your business. For non-recruiters, watch this space for information about your chance to do the same!

My brother Greg (well known in the recruitment industry) will join me for an intensive half-day Masterclass series around Australia and New Zealand in March 2016 specifically for recruitment Owners and Managers.