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When Less is More!

One of the most beneficial things that we can do at times is simply rest and recharge. You may have heard the old proverb, “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”? The meaning being that if we do not take time off from “work” we get bored and boring. Have you ever…

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The Real Food Reel Podcast – Why Mindfulness & Meditation Are a Must

Check out my latest podcast with The Wellness Couch: http://thewellnesscouch.com/rfr/rfr-139-why-mindfulness-meditation-are-a-must-with-tami-roos The Wellness Couch is the brainchild of the hosts of Australia’s #1 health podcast show The Wellness Guys – a weekly show composed of chiropractors Dr Laurence Tham, Dr Damian Kristof and Dr Brett Hill – that has consistently ranked at the top of iTunes…

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Feedback the key to improvement in sport and business

I spoke to two organisations in the past week about leadership, behaviour and culture, and both had the same challenges. Feedback — how to give it and how it should be received — is important. My first point I made very clear. If you are a leader and not prepared to communicate and be honest,…

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Set Up a Winning Culture

One of my main objectives when arriving at the Melbourne Football Club was to transform the culture of the organization.  The club had just completed a season winning two games and losing 20 games and hadn’t seen success for many years. Whilst the word ‘culture’ is widely used, I often wonder if people really understand…

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Stick to the Plan and Win

One of the first questions that you get asked when you coach a football team is, “How many games do you think you will win?” The follow up questions, depending on what team you are coaching, generally go like this; Do you think you can make the finals? Do you think you can win the…

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Life Mirrors Footy When it Comes to Leadership

Having just completed my final coaching stint in AFL I reflected on the dramatic change that has taken place in leadership over the last 35 years. When I started out as a 17 year old kid from Doncaster the industry was very much part-time.  My first coach was a school teacher by day and after…

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Have A Lovely Day

You do not have to ‘reinvent the wheel’ to make a difference or add value to your sense of worth. What does it mean to be the greatest version of yourself? Can we cultivate our life to not only include but embrace ‘small steps’ that lead to greater happiness and kindness on a daily basis?…

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Dr Tami Roos on Australian Leadership! Humour is a Must!

Victor Perton: Tami, what are the unique qualities of leadership in Australia and by Australians? I believe one of the unique qualities of leadership in Australia is an Australian’s sense of humour. Some may or may not view that as a quality of leadership, however, I believe if you are able to make people feel…

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My Journey to Well-Being

There is much written and spoken about meditation these days. The ancient sages, prophets, and yogis all declared the many benefits of meditation thousands of years ago. Scientific communities around the globe have conducted more than a 1000 research and review papers about the many benefits of meditation. The conclusion of these studies have supported…

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