The Art of Silliness

The Art Of Silliness

The Art of Silliness By Sue Ellson   Let me be silly I want to be ridiculous We all know that life has become Way too serious Computers and systems are taking over our lives Silliness allows us humans to survive A silly smile, a silly face They give us the chance to make fun Read more about The Art Of Silliness[…]

Politically Erect

Politically Erect

Politically Erect By Sue Ellson Ladies and Gentlemen your attention please! It is time to get off the couch where you sit with ease I want you to stop being politically correct And stand up, be counted, be politically erect! A life well lived involves rights and responsibilities Commitment to others with kind generosities Character, Read more about Politically Erect[…]

Action Beats Procrastination

Take Action

TAKE ACTION Action beats hesitation Doing beats hoping Persistence beats defeat Opportunity beats regret Starting beats stalling Motivation beats limitation Courage beats comfort Striving beats stalling Leading beats following Knowing beats doubting Choice beats limitation Answers beat assumptions Now beats never Take action. Quotes from 2016 radio advertisements for Victoria University and also included in the book Read more about Take Action[…]

12 Hour Sabbaticals Can Be Successful

12 Hour Sabbaticals Can Be Successful

12 Hour Sabbaticals Can Be Successful By Sue Ellson In 2007 I participated in the Australian Scouts Jamboree at Elmore, near Bendigo in Victoria, Australia. I was part of a small team that fed 1,200 parent helpers and scout leaders three times a day. In the middle of dust, heat and flies, I worked hard Read more about 12 Hour Sabbaticals Can Be Successful[…]

Australian Human Resources Institute

Australian Human Resources Institute AHRI 2015 – 2016 Victorian State Council Elections Voting Now Open

Australian Human Resources Institute AHRI 2015 – 2016 Victorian State Council Elections Voting Now Open Voting in the 2015-2016 Australian Human Resources Institute Victorian State Council Elections has now opened (it runs from 9am 14 September 2015 until 5pm on 25 September 2015). The voting process is very quick, reading the nomination statements (100 words each), Read more about Australian Human Resources Institute AHRI 2015 – 2016 Victorian State Council Elections Voting Now Open[…]

Neville Clark Vietnam Veteran ANZAC Day 25 April 2015

Duty before Entitlement, Self Reliance and Initiative before Complaint and Victimhood

Duty before Entitlement, Self Reliance and Initiative before Complaint and Victimhood Today is ANZAC Day – 25 April 2015 and it is the 100th anniversary of the battle at Gallipoli. Whilst I attended a local dawn service in Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Australia (an excellent occasion organised by a variety of local community groups), I heard on Read more about Duty before Entitlement, Self Reliance and Initiative before Complaint and Victimhood[…]

Social Media - Bad Reviews and Complaints - Blessing or Curse?

Social Media – Bad Reviews and Complaints – Blessing or Curse?

Social Media – Bad Reviews and Complaints – Blessing or Curse? by Sue Ellson After dealing with several ‘complaints’ and negative reviews via social media recently (two posts on Meetup Groups that I run), I started thinking about the value of being on social media. Firstly though, I would like to say that these comments Read more about Social Media – Bad Reviews and Complaints – Blessing or Curse?[…]

Australian Human Resources Institute

Australian Human Resources Institute AHRI 2014 – 2015 Victorian State Council Elections Voting Now Open

Australian Human Resources Institute AHRI 2014 – 2015 Victorian State Council Elections Voting Now Open Voting in the 2014-2015 Australian Human Resources Institute Victorian State Council Elections has now opened (it runs from 9am 15 September 2014 until 5pm on 26 September 2014). The voting process is very quick, reading the nomination statements (100 words Read more about Australian Human Resources Institute AHRI 2014 – 2015 Victorian State Council Elections Voting Now Open[…]

Is any job better than no job?

Is any job better than no job? by Sue Ellson This question was posted by Liz Ryan on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/ 20140208163723-52594-is-any-job-better-than-no-job For some unknown reason, my response would not go through, so here is my answer… I am based in Australia and our population is a lot less than many other countries and I provide Read more about Is any job better than no job?[…]

Funding Journalism, Writing and Content in Australia

Funding Journalism, Writing and Content in Australia

Funding Journalism, Writing and Content in Australia by Sue Ellson As a member of the Melbourne Press Club, tonight (17 December 2013) I attended a public lecture on the ‘Futures of Investigative Journalism’ at the Monash University Conference Centre, Level 7, 30 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Brant Houston, a former investigative reporter in the United States is Read more about Funding Journalism, Writing and Content in Australia[…]