Business lessons for marriage

Byron’s life-long career has been as an advisor to large companies on their strategic directions. As an outsider to the company trying to help its leaders make difficult decisions on their business

Business lessons for marriage2019-11-15T09:58:42+11:00

Seven Habits of Effective Communicators

Almost everyone agrees that communication – good communication – is essential to successful relationships. But what constitutes ‘good’ communication? The answer to that all depends on our goals, which will be

Seven Habits of Effective Communicators2019-10-08T13:45:52+11:00

Delusions of Superior Communication

Here’s a question for you: How would you rate yourself as a driver - below average, average, or above average? How about your IQ (intelligence)? And finally, how about as a

Delusions of Superior Communication2019-08-09T14:10:26+10:00

Four Divorces and a Funeral

If you’re over the age of forty you might recall the 1994 movie “Four Weddings and a Funeral”. While it’s not a particularly memorable movie, the title seems to have an

Four Divorces and a Funeral2019-06-14T10:59:34+10:00

Hear Me, Touch Me, Know Me

In relationships, the word ‘intimacy’ is often used as a euphemism for sex, but this is a very narrow and impoverished view. Some people have suggested that the meaning is better

Hear Me, Touch Me, Know Me2019-05-15T11:06:37+10:00

Five Ways to Build Trust

Today we had a meeting. Sigh… The dreaded meeting! Being a couple and working together is complex. We’re both strong-willed and passionate about what we do so it’s easy for us

Five Ways to Build Trust2018-09-13T10:30:30+10:00

Perfectly imperfect marriages

Yesterday, as we were preparing to run a training session later that day, we had ‘one’. An argument of sorts. It was more like a ‘splat’ – two angry statements from

Perfectly imperfect marriages2018-03-16T17:03:13+11:00

Relationship Meltdown in Ikea

“Why do couples fight in Ikea?” friends asked us. They had made a long-planned store visit on the weekend and almost every couple they encountered, including themselves, were stressed, tense and

Relationship Meltdown in Ikea2018-03-20T14:45:45+11:00