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Three discoveries about flexible lifestyles

Sunset on closing day 2015 ski season

This photo was the last day of the 2015 ski season at Mt Hotham. Shrinking snow and rich sunsets signalling the end of another winter as the population of the village shrinks. People return to other places and other parts of their lives, lodges are cleaned and closed.

What’s next in this flexible life plan?

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Are you living the life you want?

Photo credit - David Marcu via Unsplash

Photo credit – David Marcu via Unsplash

I recently read a post entitled Leading the Life you Want which I thought was worth sharing. Achieving your life goals probably has timeless appeal in the busy world of work. So why is this article worthy of mention? I think because it is positive. It provides success stories as well as the elements that each of us might hone to our own bespoke lifestyle.

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How to make your vocation your vacation …

Liz at Hotham 2015

One of the lodge manager stalwarts at Mt Hotham is Liz Hanger. In her third season now, it is hard to believe her initial reaction to a suggestion of working in a ski resort was – “oh … I think I’m passed that!” Instead she has done just that, turning her new vocation into her vacation.

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Thoughts on gurus

trees in the mist

I have been saying for many years that we are using the word ‘guru’ only because ‘charlatan’ is too long to fit into a headline.
~Peter F. Drucker (b. 1909) American Management Consultant

Image credit – Sebastian Kostrubala, via Unsplash

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