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The Best Way to Respond to an Ethical Dilemma

The Best Way to Respond to an Ethical Dilemma

How do you cope with ethical dilemmas? Do you run and hide or just blunder in hoping to do the right thing? And what do I mean by ethical dilemma? Well, how would you respond if you suspected someone was stealing at work? Or you knew a friend’s spouse was having an affair? Do you
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Can We Learn From Our Mistakes

Can We Learn From Our Mistakes?

Do you learn from your mistakes? Or do you continue making the same mistakes again and again? For example, you may be too trusting, or you may be too cautious. You may have the bad habit of telling total strangers your life story. What lessons have you learnt in life? Have you managed to amend
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The New Language Replacing English

The New Language Replacing English

The New Language Replacing English What do you think of corporate speak? Do you know what I mean by that? There are a few words that get thrown around frequently in the business community. They are often used but have almost meaningless – words like buzzworthy, paradigm and expressions like “fully integrated” and “matrix-driven”. What
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Should Our Health Records Be Shared or Private

Should Our Health Records Be Shared or Private?

Do you remember how angry people were when the federal government tried to introduce its new way of storing people’s health records – My Health? The Federal Government had to make changes to reassure people that their privacy was protected. The health minister Greg Hunt said last year that he was introducing ‘additional reassurances’ to address privacy
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How to Improve Our Mental Health Thanks to Robots

How to Improve Our Mental Health Thanks to Robots

I’m going to begin this blog with a contentious statement – people are stupid! What I mean is that we do not always act in our best interest. We eat too much and get fat. We fail to exercise and our health suffers. We make poor professional decisions. We sabotage relationships with people we love.
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Why Do People Get Obsessions

Why Do People Get Obsessions?

Today I want to write about obsessions. I am not just referring to obsessions with ex-lovers or teenaged romantic crushes. People become obsessed with all sorts of things. They can become obsessed about getting even if they feel they were aggrieved. They can become obsessed about their looks and become convinced that they need plastic
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