Ethics or simple honesty is the building blocks upon which our whole society is based, and business is a part of our society, and it's integral to the practice of being able to conduct business, that you have a set of honest standards.
I have a fear of public speaking. It's very hard work. Words are not my skill, and because they're not my skill, I have to work doubly hard.
You can choose a direction that will take you into something that isn't going to take you where you want to go, or you can choose another direction which is down the right pathway.
Frankly, if you can sell something at $80 a tonne that cost you $20 a tonne, you might want to sell as much as you can.
I hate profile photos.
I have always been comfortable that no one has been able to assess what I really have.
I know about photography - I'm really good at it.
I love Perth. It is my home, and no matter where I am in the world, Perth is where my heart is.
I'm a beginning, not an end.
I'm lucky I had signposts in my life. At important times, I got pointed in the right direction by particular circumstances.
I've been very lucky because Perth has been very good to me. I've enjoyed my journey and met so many wonderful people.
With WesTrac, you have real people doing real jobs with real problems and real opportunities, and you touch the metal, and it's like being grounded.
You can be involved in media, and you can be involved in all the handbag hurling that goes along with it, and it's a different world.
At one stage, I didn't have any money, so I slept on the streets for a few nights. It wasn't uncommon in the 1950s, and it wasn't uncommon to be out of money. There wasn't anywhere to go to get money.
Every father loves their children. I love my two sons very dearly. The only thing that is important to me is that they do what they want to do. They shouldn't feel a sense of obligation.
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