Deep work (a term coined by Cal Newport) is when you banish distractions, focus your consciousness, and exercise your brain like a
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.
The status quo has changed. You used to keep up with the Joneses. If they had a new car, you bought two.
– Warren Buffet
We recently made another international trip, this time travelling with just our one year old son and leaving the other kids at
Choosing the Best Airline for Young Families My partner and I have two boys under two years of age. Just. The older
I knew I would love living in Asia. My job as Business Director of an Innovation Lab in Cambodia was a dream
No Change? Yesterday I asked Sid to print ten copies of a flyer at the local ‘Xerox’ copy/print shop. He took a
The Philippines has a new President. Rodrigo Duterte was today sworn in as the 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines.
In the first post of this series, I shared the story of my son’s birth in Philippines. After his birth, the next