Here Daryl talk about an addiction, an adventure, a little bit of sunshine entering his life, a new shocking low point, and how he responded. Lastly, he shares with you what he learnt about bitterness.
Watch Daryl talk about one of his major achievements and how the capriciousness of life can scuttle the best laid plans. What you do, is predicated on what you think. Daryl walks the audience through a perspective exercise, which demonstrates how a small shift in perspective can lead to huge impacts on your future.
A new, unknown, imposing figure, Inspector David Andrew Stevenson, became Daryl’s boss in 2006. Listen to Daryl talk about his first impressions of the man, a question that had others in the unit walking on egg shells, and how action can trump first impressions.
In this poignant clip Daryl talks about the passing of Inspector David Andrew Stevenson, someone who first was his boss, then a mentor and finally a dear friend. Was Daryl a special case? No, Dave reaped what he sowed by leading one, by how he led all. Listen and learn from this powerful story.
Daryl talks about the first tumultuous decade after the shooting, outlining the challenges, setbacks and unexpected obstacles. Finally, life is starting to become normal, a little bit routine, and he can start to breathe easy. A chance introduction leads to a chance to shake things up. Watch Daryl speak about a unique opportunity, an amazing […]
Daryl talks about facing the greatest physical challenge of his life, whilst at an extremely ill and low point, brought on by conditions out of his control. Next, he sees something that brings him to despair, to the point of giving up and turning back. Not one to give up easily, recognising the importance of […]
Daryl talks about a period of his life where he had ‘the weight of the world was on his shoulders’. He breaks down all the pressures he was feeling at this time, his bottling up of his emotions and putting on a brave face to the world. Then there was a workplace conversation. A conversation […]
Daryl talks about the amazing leader who entered his life at a critical time. A man with simple, but highly effective communication skills, and a genuine concern for the welfare of his staff, who was about to reach out, connect and build bridges with all the people he led. Learn about one of the simple […]
Following two reconstructions of Daryl’s mouth, suffering the effects of Post Traumatic Stress, and weathering negative comments, he had erected a wall between himself and the outside world. He was a closed shop, one colleague at this time described Daryl as a ‘ghost’. However, one amazing leader with incredible interpersonal skills, over time, was able […]
Daryl talks about the guilt he felt for joining the Queensland Police, against his father’s wishes, and the trauma his parents suffered, supporting him after he was shot on duty, on 1 May 2000. He talks about that horrific night’s first effects on his parents – how they learnt their son had been shot.