Objective of the Centre for Human Durability

To enable people, leaders and organisations to have the confidence, courage and capacity to comfortably make better decisions and take more decisive action on large or small challenges and create successful outcomes.


What is Human Durability?

‘Human Durability’ is the name given to an exciting new philosophy that enables us to achieve higher levels of personal and professional success, while simultaneously reducing stress. It provides a systematic approach for preparing ourselves to anticipate and manage challenges that have previously been perceived as too complex or the possible outcome too uncertain.

“One of the most powerful presentations I’ve ever seen and truly remarkable in its life lessons.” 

Cathie Crampton, Head of property management, Harcourts International


Durability of Human Performance

Keynote or Workshop

Elite athletes around the world will attest – 90% of success comes from inside your head. It was the same for me when I joined STAR Group, the same when I was fighting for survival during the shooting and the same for me in every aspect of my business and personal life. My formula for success is universal and it comes down to Durability of Human Performance . I have run programs for executives in ANZ Bank, Mining Industry, Real Estate agents right through to students. Durability will work for your people and their challenges.

Ideal for individuals, leaders and organisations wanting to themselves and others to higher levels of success and satisfaction.

7 Pillars of Tactical Leadership

Keynote or Workshop

Selection for military Special Forces and any subsequent training includes the ability to lead teams in the toughest and most demanding work environments in the world.  The 7 Pillars of Tactical Leadership principals are distilled from this peak performance arena.  They are universal principles and are as applicable in your office as they are anywhere. This half-day program will show you how to use those 7 Pillars to create a focussed and successful environment for you people to thrive in.

High Stakes Negotiations

Keynote or Workshop

Negotiations for executive level positions.  I combine my experiences of negotiation with those of Gary Edwards – former lawyer, University lecturer in negotiations and assessor of Police hostage negotiation training and methodology.

This collaboration combines a wealth of experience in seriously high-stakes negotiation. The models and program we have created is cutting edge for both effectiveness and simplicity.



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