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“Its Not About the Dirt”: The Value of Failing….

By | March 4th, 2017|Its Not About the Dirt, Learning & Leadership, Mission Vision Passion, Sustainability|

In my recently released book "It's Not About the Dirt", I have opened in a strong manner. Not controversially, but reasonably full on. Chapter One is entitled "Success is Built on Failures". No matter how well we plan or implement a project, challenges and failures occur. It's how we respond to those events that will determine our

Want different results? Get a different picture!

By | February 21st, 2017|Learning, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media, Mission Vision Passion|

David Stannard Founder Director Paradise Rescued with the 2016 Silver Stevie International Business Award. I am just about to board the plane from Melbourne to Sydney where I am honoured (and excited) to have been asked to speak at the 2017 TXM LEAN Consulting / Best Practice Network OPEX Summit. Concurrently I will

“Its Not About the Dirt”: From a Thought to a Clear Picture

By | February 5th, 2017|Its Not About the Dirt, Learning, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media, Mission Vision Passion|

This week I released my new (second) book entitled “It’s Not About the Dirt”. In the book, the Paradise Rescued continues but with a difference. This time the book – one of the few leadership / business / entrepreneurial books to be written in Australia - has a slightly different focus. Yes, the Paradise Rescued

New Year – Resolutions, Revolutions or Evolutions?

By | January 1st, 2017|Learning & Leadership, Mission Vision Passion|

Happy New Year 2017 from our team at Paradise Rescued Happy New Year. I would like to open this first 2017 Day 1 blog by wishing all our customers, fans and readers every best wish for a happy, healthy and successful 2017. So what’s your plan for this year? Did you have a plan

The Power of having a clear Vision

By | August 21st, 2016|From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Learning & Leadership, Mission Vision Passion|

Our blog this week is an excerpt from Chapter 8 of our Founder Director David Stannard’s first book “Paradise Rescued – From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc”, where he explains the immense value that a clear Vision has had on the direction and development of Paradise Rescued. What's your Vision? What's on your future horizon.

Attitude – Guard it with your Life!

By | June 27th, 2016|From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media|

"Our attitude is our most precious asset. Guard it with your life!" David Stannard from "Paradise Rescued - From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc". I might almost go so far as to say that attitude is everything! Sometimes good; sometimes bad. The steady hand of Paradise Rescued vigneronne Pascale Bervas topping up the B1ockOne

Leaders set the Values

By | June 19th, 2016|Cabernet Franc, From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Learning & Leadership|

Founder Director Leo Mooney welcomes us to Yarra Valley Dairy Two weeks ago, it was a pleasure to be able to do a mini-launch of my book “Paradise Rescued – From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc” at the Yarra Valley Dairy cheese factory. It was inspirational to listen to Leo Mooney, the founder

#WineTips34 – Chardonnay

By | May 8th, 2016|#WineTips, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media|

  Chardonnay is one the world’s most widely planted and best known white wine grape varietals, used to produce both still and sparkling white wines. Originating from the Burgundy region of France, where it even has a village of the same name, Chardonnay has spread across the world and is grown in all wine-making regions

#CP2CF – Paradise had to be Rescued

By | May 1st, 2016|Cabernet Franc, From Cabbage Patch to Cabernet Franc, Learning & Leadership, Marketing & Media, Sustainability|

“The defining moment in the history of Paradise Rescued was about to arrive. I guess everybody’s life has one of these moments. A critical decision point arrives and we either take it in a way that leads to something significant or we discard it and never even notice that that was just a fork in

#WIneTips33 – Corked Wine

By | April 3rd, 2016|#WineTips, Learning & Leadership, Wine making|

There are a number of flaws or faults that can make a wine unpleasant to drink. A “corked” wine is a fault that we hear talked about a lot but one which is experienced less and less frequently with the greater use of capsule closures and significantly improved cork closure technology. What do we mean