Working with people to help them understand beliefs, it becomes evident very quickly the amount of misunderstanding that sits behind the things we do.
Men so often talk about the need to work hard. This has been an example set by many fathers and Grandfathers before them as the way to be honourable. Working hard for the sake of working hard serves no one, especially the person throwing themselves against the grind stone. It more often than not takes them away from that they value the most in their lives – family.
Understanding what is actually sitting behind the belief and fuelling the desire to work hard enables us to enter into any work situation smarter and realise the actual objective; which is: A Sense of Accomplishment.
In 2014 we travelled Australia as a family in Freddy, the ute, and Campy, the camper trailer. I decided to mark turning 40 by being in the Red Centre of Australia. Then we travelled north to my old military haunting ground, Darwin.
The journey north on the Stuart Hwy was quite emotional for me. As we camped at a site called the Devils Marbles, I meditated on the power of this journey. I’d spent seven years posted to the military unit, 2nd Cavalry Regiment,