Author Archives: Trevor Parker

Perfect or we’re not going.

“Perfect, or we’re not going.”  Now that the Ocean Revival team has arrived in New York, it’s time to start the transition from planning to execution. You can follow their progress here.    I was keen to start this discussion, … Read More

Four themes I use to keep my businesses focused

Four themes I use to keep my businesses focused.  Recent Global events have made many business people anxious and fearful of their futures.   We do indeed live in uncertain times, and throughout this decade hot business opportunities and large … Read More

Best Practice Was for Yesterday

Best Practice was for Yesterday!   Best Thinking and doing is the key to success in today’s VUCA World.   We live in a rapidly changing world. We live in a world of rapid change, and the pace can be breathtaking. A … Read More

Ideas instead of Hierarchies

Ideas instead of Hierarchies During a coaching session with Matt Mason, the expedition Leader of Ocean Revival Adventures, an experienced group of endurance athletes attempting the worlds most dangerous and arduous ocean row, I asked Matt how he intends to … Read More

Lumi Nod

Lumi Nod  I am the team coach for an experienced team of Endurance Athletes rowing across the Atlantic Ocean, from New York to London. That’s the wrong way to row, and it’s going to be epic. In fact, when I … Read More

What do you want to be doing 100 days from now?

What do you want to be doing 100 days from now?  Looking back to today: What do you want to be doing 100 days from now? Who do you need to be? What change needs to be made? With which skills? … Read More

Are you sure Teamwork leads to better results?

Teamwork does not always lead to better results Business Leadership Teams need Coaching.  I am going to tell you why Business Leadership Team Coaching is important and why you should invest in it. We are all familiar with the “given” … Read More

But what if you had a Smartwatch?

But if you had a smartwatch? So, I watched the Antiques Roadshow this week, and during one particular consultation, the expert explained to an astonished client that they had a sought after watch. And this got me thinking about my … Read More

It’s a State of Mind

It’s a state of Mind Two Soldiers stand with heavy backpacks looking up at a hill in Southern Afghanistan; a heavily armed enemy pursues them. The hill is precisely 400-metres. But after the mental and physical fatigue of fierce combat, … Read More

Your Response to VUCA Could Save Your Business

Your response to VUCA could save your business VUCA is an acronym originally coined by the US military, to describe the intense uncertainty brought by seismic change.  VUCA stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. A key driver of fear, it’s fair … Read More