Peter Dannock @peterdannock

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Empathy, the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, is not a weakness. On the contrary, it can demonstrate that you care for others, that you listen to others, and that you are aware of the emotions and motives of others.
Empathy in the workplace can be...
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Empathy at work

Empathy, the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, is not a weakness. On the contrary, it can demonstrate that you care for others, that you listen to others, and that you are aware of the emotions and motives of others.
Empathy in the workplace can be...
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2021-09-27 11:39:02

When all is said and done as reply to We are not finished

The idea that you can be proud of your achievements but not rest on your laurels is the message that was central to the victory for the Melbourne Football Club in yesterday's Australian Football League (AFL) Grand Final.
The Melbourne Football Club had been the best team all year and were...
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2021-09-26 10:51:17

Board game anyone?

With our recent social isolation, I have been encouraged to rummage through the cupboards to find some of the families popular board games.

Monopoly has always been one of my favourite games, but none of my family wants to play it. They think I am too greedy and buy everything up...
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2021-09-25 05:27:51

Save your liver

In the year to June 2021, almost 14 million Australians or seventy per cent of the population 18 years and older consumed alcohol in an average four-week period, up from 13 million a year earlier. Driving this rise was increased consumption of wine and spirits over the past year as...
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2021-09-24 09:57:38

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Mazda 787B

On 23 June 1991, the Mazda 787B claimed victory at the 1991 24 Hours of Le Mans. With its win of what many view as the most prestigious endurance race in the world, Mazda became the first and only rotary engine manufacturer and the first Japanese manufacturer to take the...
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2021-09-23 11:17:52

Protests in Melbourne

Melbourne had the third day of protest on its streets today. Building workers have been protesting at the Victorian government mandate on COVID vaccinations for all workers in the building industry. Many are unhappy that they are being forced to get a vaccine against their will.

Even the union leaders have...
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2021-09-22 10:41:05

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The Bend

I have been fortunate to drive on many great race tracks close to home. The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Sandown International Raceway, and Winton Raceway are just some of the regular tracks where I have pushed my car to the limits.

Competing in the Zoom Zoom Championship means I will...
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2021-09-21 10:11:47

A week is never enough

My workday hadn't even started today before I had a message from a colleague saying I had to be in a meeting at 9.00 am. I hadn't even turned my computer on after returning from a week's leave before I was thrust back into the hustle of work.

I am convinced...
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2021-09-20 10:59:47

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The best characteristics of a roadster

Here are some of the characteristics that I think make a roadster great?

The first characteristic is evident, and that it has to be a roadster. By the strictest of definitions, a roadster is an open-top, two-seat car with a design that emphasises sporty characteristics. Now, there are plenty of great...
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2021-09-19 06:26:49

Are we there yet?

There is always that sense of daily anticipation as Melburnians wait for the daily number of new COVID-19 cases to be released. But it's not the number of new cases that are important for getting out of lockdown. Instead, it's the percentage of the population who have had two doses...
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2021-09-18 09:59:52