I’m Philip Brookes, and I love engaging with people.

Our unique perspectives, experiences, cultures, and skills together lead to amazing outcomes that far exceed what we could achieve individually.

We accelerate our learning and improve personal and professional effectiveness as we seek to understand the strengths (and weaknesses) of other people.

This website reveals a bit of who I am, stories of people I encounter, insights that I glean in the process, and how I can use that knowledge and experience to help you and your organisation.

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Deep Work vs. Human Connection

Deep work (a term coined by Cal Newport) is when you banish distractions, focus your consciousness, and exercise your brain like a

Digital Nomads are the New Black

The New Black

The status quo has changed. You used to keep up with the Joneses. If they had a new car, you bought two.


Living & working in SE Asia and Melbourne as Director of a business & #marketing consultancy, passionate about innovating to overcome poverty aktiv.digital

  • Everything in moderation...
Except Coffee
  • The Grand Hotel is a historical landmark in Healesville, designed by William Pitt and built in 1888.
#healesville #architecture #williampitt #weekendescape
  • A beautiful day to visit Healesville!
#travel #australia #tourist #weekend #town
  • Light lunch in #Healesville
  • Some days you need to treat yourself
#cafe #food #melbourne
  • Today unfortunately started without a coffee, and I've had back to back meetings without any drinks offered - this coffee is one of the most appreciated ever!
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