Leadership Lessons From a 22 year Old Nobody

David Neal, August 2 2019

I left school at 18 years of age and joined the Australian Army where I undertook 4 years of tertiary and leadership training with the Australian Defence Force Academy, and the Royal Military College Duntroon. Most of what I learnt in that time was structured academic education about leadership, management and tactics. I then graduated into the Roy...

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Leadership. When you get it WRONG.

Jonathan Clark, July 30 2019

We hear a lot of positive stories, and the ‘how to’ of successful leadership scenarios. This is not one of those. Let me tell you about the time when I got it completely wrong. I thought as a junior officer I knew the intricacies of leadership and command. I didn’t know at the time how much I had left to learn, and still do to this day. Specific to...

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ADA NSW - The Brush Up - Podcast 1

David Neal and Jonathan Clark, July 23 2019

Jonathan Clark (Director) and David Neal (Director) conducted the first of many podcasts with ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development on developing leadership within the dental industry. Links to Podcast 01 of The Brush Up: thebrushup.adansw.com.au https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-brush-up/id1216104725

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Welcoming Josh to the team!

Eighth Mile Consulting, July 17 2019

Our company welcomes Josh Bailey to the growing Eighth Mile Consulting team! Josh will initially work alongside MedReleaf Australia in the development of innovative ICT projects which will positively influence many portions of the community. Watch this space...

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Thanking BenchOn for their amazing support

Eighth Mile Consulting, July 9 2019

The Eighth Mile Consulting Team is proud to acknowledge the ongoing support and dedication of the Bench On team, particularly Tim and Katie Walmsley. An amazingly positive team that actively helps to make sure people are actively employed and are being utilised appropriately. Also welcoming Nige Austin to the crew.

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The Eighth Mile Team supporting MedReleaf Australia

Eighth Mile Consulting, July 9 2019

The Eighth Mile Consulting Team has formally teamed up with Medreleaf Australia in developing a powerful and enduring project to improve people's quality of life. More to follow... https://medreleafaustralia.com.au/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/medreleaf-australia/?originalSubdomain=au

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Eighth Mile supporting Trojan's Trek

David Neal and Jonathan Clark, June 2 2019

This video explains the important work being conducted by Trojans Trek, and explains how we achieve the such amazing results. www.trojanstrek.com 'Veterans helping veterans'

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Importance of Succession Planning

David Neal and Jonathan Clark, June 2 2019

In this post we discuss the importance of succession planning and its links to strong leadership... Rule 1: People don't want to progress in organisations they do not fully trust Rule 2: Keep your good staff, and give them a means to develop Rule 3: Good leaders strive to make themselves redundant

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Seven easy rules of leadership...

Eighth Mile Consulting, June 2 2019

Here are seven easy rules of leadership. Learnt the hard way...

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What Do You Know? Facts vs Assumptions

David Neal, April 21 2019

My father is one of the most intelligent people I know, blessed with a highly analytical brain, and an ability to simplify the complex. He once challenged a younger version of myself, when I was massively overthinking about an issue. During one of my lengthy rants he stopped me abruptly and asked, “what is it you know?” Not paying much attention (a...

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