Through My Eyes – A blog by Alison Lalieu

  • The world is changing in ways we could only have imagined ten years ago. Hurtling towards us is an avalanche of computing power, embedding itself into every fabric of our lives. Artificial intelligence will seamlessly guide and influence our every day, our phones, our watches,......

  • A quick google search shows that you all have 8760 up your sleeve in 2018, and each of those hours offers you a unique opportunity to live your year in the best possible way. Hopefully most of you will get your 8 hours sleep every......

  • Anzac Spirit 100 years on There are few days in the year when Australians come together in spirit as much as they do on Anzac day, especially this year with the haunting solo of the last post echoing around the globe from Anzac Cove today.......

  • Never before in modern history was it more important for voters to get out and vote. With so much at stake, I find it quite incomprehensible that almost half the population of the United States of America chose not to cast a vote in their......

  • Do you ever find yourself fired up to exercise, join the gym or sign up for that bootcamp, only to lose enthusiasm a few weeks later as the busy-ness of life gets in the way? We all know that taking care of our physical health......

  • This past week I found myself thinking about the well-known story of The Lion King, the young cub Simba on roller coaster ride to adulthood through connection, love, loss, adversity, wild days, reflection and maturity – the Circle of Life. A famous story, but one......

  • The clock is ticking, the countdown is on and 2018 is around the corner as I write this blog. If you’re anything like me, your mind is starting to think about the transition to a new year and any life changes you’d like to make.......

  • Those of you who have experienced coaching will know that one of the powerful outcomes is having a goal setting champion, a person who is able to help you explore more deeply and widely, and have insights into areas of your life where you may......

  • In a recent post, Roger James Hamilton takes a fascinating dive into the political foray playing out globally at the moment. His belief is that future generations will look back at this time in history as a Political Revolution, much as we remember the Industrial......

  • This past week I made the exciting decision to travel to Bali in November to present the UCare Education model to all the educators gathering there to co-create Genius school , an Entrepreneur Institute innovation to fire up a 21 st century revolution in Education.......

  • I am hooked on the field of neuroscience! How nerve cells (neurons) in our brain are wired together and how they determine the way we think? It’s fascinating to read that we have about 100 billion neurons in our brain and that with every sensation,......

  • A recent holiday on a cruise ship has been a bucket list experience for my husband and myself, a wonderful time of exploration, adventure and relaxation. Having a real love of the sea, it was fun living and breathing all things marine – from that......

  • One of the many blessings of my life at UBalancer is the chance to grasp every learning opportunity that comes my way. Spending two days recently at Vision Villas, Balinese home to global entrepreneur Roger James Hamilton, was exciting! Set in a tropical hideaway, the......

  • Families these days are scattered around the globe. Mine is no different, and this past weekend I was lucky enough to travel to witness my beautiful niece marry her prince. Hailing from Australia and the United States, they chose to tie the knot half way......

  • Mothers and those other special women who feel like our mothers play a vital role in our lives. With my dad passing away when I was only seven years old, the bond I shared with my beautiful mum flourished into a treasured adult relationship. She......

  • In his landmark book, Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ in 1995, Daniel Goleman shocked the leadership world when he claimed that conventional measures such as IQ counted for as little as 20% of  a person’s success in life. What did this......

  • This morning I stood in front of a room of wonderful people who came together to hear me talk about ‘Leading with Emotional Intelligence’. I thought I’d run a snap poll, and asked them to write down the top 3 things that get in the......

  • I’ve done this before, I keep reminding myself! Three daughters and three continents, those heartfelt last parental goodbyes as one of our beloved walks around the corner at immigration and is lost to view. Airport tears, hugs and fears. And we’re about to do it......

  • I can think of no greater compliment than being considered a Lifelong learner! Waking up every day with an open mind, a willingness to keep looking for new snippets of information and interesting facts; feeling the buzz of seeing new things or making new discoveries.......

  • I call them the noble professions, teachers and doctors. The backbone of our society, the ones who quietly bring dedication, passion and lifelong commitment to making a difference in the lives of those who cross their path. For some reason our family has been attracted......