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Traveling to create opportunity

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 13/10/2017 10:53:35

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Monday morning; wake up have breakfast. Get in car. Go to work. Look up and see the Sky Tower. Meet with people and in places I know. Wednesday morning, wake up have breakfast, but where is the breakfast I know? Navigate the subway. Look up and see the Empire State Building. Meet with people... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Riding on the back of a blind tiger

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 05/10/2017 16:15:58

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“In the past 15 years that I’ve been working, I’ve called myself “a blind man riding on the back of a blind tiger. Those experts riding horses, they all fell. We survived because we worried about the future. We believed in the future. We changed ourselves” - Jack Ma... Read the rest of this entry >>

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The Journey of Trust

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 17/08/2017 21:47:06

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To start of this column I wanted a nice positive quote about ‘trust’. Jumping on Google I thought this would be easy, that the perfect quote would pop of the screen, instead I scrolled, and I scrolled, and I scrolled through quotes that YES were about ‘trust’ but not... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Front row phobia

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 10/06/2017 14:53:13

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Front row phobia I don’t know if it’s a thing but I know you know what I’m writing about. As a presenter I see it all the time…people walk into the conference room relaxed, sipping their takeaway coffees, chatting away and then they see all the seats are full apart from... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Communication builds us

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 20/05/2017 11:42:59

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How was your… I think you would like… I just wanted to write a short message to say… Communication whether it be through the words we say or emotions we display is one of the the most important things for optimising our network. Be it online on in-person... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Over prepare to over deliver

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 12/04/2017 11:55:54

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It was the winter of 1997 and I was dressed like the Michelin Man as I stepped out of the car crunching the snow beneath my feet. I was going skiing for the first time and there was no way in which I was going to come of that mountain not able to ski, not knowing I’d given it 100%. I was... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Show your true colors

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 19/03/2017 14:37:11

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“There is life how it is and life how we think it should be, the more we cling to the latter the more we struggle” - Andy Puddicombe. The other day I was at an event talking with a man for whom I had respect for and whom I believed had respect for me. He’d engaged me... Read the rest of this entry >>

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A night without a phone

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 05/02/2017 11:36:21

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It was a few days after Christmas and I was at the dinner table with Mum and some family friends. We were in great conversation. Then... ring ring… ring ring… went the home phone. For our guests it was as if there was a crying baby in the room next door and it needed attention... Read the rest of this entry >>

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Turning rejection into affection

Posted by Cam Calkoen on 02/12/2016 14:18:06

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It wasn’t even a dream 13 years ago when as part of my job I started speaking at Rotary clubs, Schools, RSA’s, Age Concerns the odd corporate here and there, as experiences increased the job created a dream and I thought I’d position myself in front of the bureaus –... Read the rest of this entry >>

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