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If you were given the Time to Think

Since founding Logistics Bureau I really hadn’t had the opportunity to take a proper break from work and to reflect on where things were going. That is why I decided to take this 40-day long pilgrimage in Spain. Taking time out to reflect on things with no distractions, unplugged me from my normal life and gave me valuable lessons both in my personal life and in business. The experience refocused me to think deeper about my priorities....

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Seeking Professional Help

Sometimes we don’t know that we need expert help and other times we know we need help but don’t know who to ask! This happened for quite some time now… Yes, There’s a lesson in this. As you may know I’m in training for a rather long walk. In fact a walk of over 800 kilometres. But that’s another story. Anyway, as I started to increase my training frequency and intensity I was getting injured. My Achilles tendons were taking a...

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When Coincidence Meets Determination

When Coincidence Meets Determination

Last year, one of my team at Logistics Bureau conducted a few interviews of our senior staff. To my horror they asked me too! This is how it turned out……………. 1. Rob, you grew up on the British island of Jersey, just off the coast from Normandy, France. In 1993 you left UK for Australia. What prompted the move Down Under? I had worked in the British Army for about twenty years in several senior supply chain and logistics related roles. As the...

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What do you do?

Like most of us, I’m often asked what I do.  Or what does my business do.  It’s a really tough question to answer for some reason, so I’ve resorted to a diagram.  I hope it makes sense!      

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Do Your Customers Value You?

Do Your Customers Value You?

  I’ve been running my own businesses now for 21 years. And over those 21 years I’ve been lucky to have formed some great relationships with our customers. many of course have become friends. Many have been customers since day one, even though they may have moved roles and organisations. The great business gurus and mentors are often heard to say something like, if you want to go into business, make sure it’s something...

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Business Tips from a Very Long Walk

Business Tips from a Very Long Walk

No. I didn’t spend 6 weeks walking, thinking about work! I couldn’t……..my wife Pat was with me! But I promised my team, that on the last day I would record some videos about lessons that would apply to Business.  So here they are…   Rob’s Business Tips from the Camino – Episode 1   Episode 2: Achieving Goals   Episode 3: Don’t Judge People Too Quickly   Episode 4: Communication...

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