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Are you patient?

Are you patient?

Join Rebel Black from The Rural Woman and gather some ideas about enhancing the virtue of patience in your life

When not to start a not for profit

When not to start a not for profit

Which legal structure to operate within is a challenge that many social entrepreneurs have.

In our experience of working with many social entrepreneurs the story goes something like this…

Public art and community recovery

Public art and community recovery

When recently in Christchurch, NZ I was moved and inspired by the public art.  I had to learn more about how the artworks contributed to the community recovery process after the 2011 Earthquake. Deborah McCormick, Founder and Director of SCAPE Public Art kindly joined me […]

Plan your way out of the fog

Plan your way out of the fog

It’s that weird time of the year between the festie season and Australia day, the time when a good percentage of the population are still on holidays (we won’t talk about them), kids aren’t back at school yet, the days are still long and balmy […]

Missing city life?

Missing city life?

So this is lunch today.  A hipster inner city Sydney cafe.  A plate of grainy looking things I can’t pronounce (and won’t even try to spell) sitting on my plate, a skull shaped mug of ginger and pineapple juice to sooth the combination of a […]

#10 Flying Pigs at Number 20

#10 Flying Pigs at Number 20

Week 10 of posts to inspire leaders of change through the week. Copy the format, engage in the content, learn and grow.  We are all on a journey, why not make it a conscious one. Leadership Conversations:  You can now access the podcast with The […]

Leadership conversations: Steven Dixon, no excuses – if you want it, take responsibility

Leadership conversations: Steven Dixon, no excuses – if you want it, take responsibility

“How much do you want it?  What are you prepared to sacrifice?” Steven Dixon asks people who tell him the are ‘too busy’ to reach towards their goals. “Leaders do not make excuses, they take responsibility” From a bank balance of $500 at the age […]

Before you get angry

Before you get angry

I wasn’t looking forward to today, I had a swag of appointments to take my dad to AND it was the first day of school holidays.  My dad’s appointments feel irritating but the reality is that his condition, dementia makes me so sad and frustrated […]

Leadership conversations: Ryan Ebert, authentic leadership

Leadership conversations: Ryan Ebert, authentic leadership

Today I interviewed Ryan Ebert, co-founder of PHW Group to explore his authentic leadership approach, the benefits of recognising yourself as a leader and some great hints and tips on engaging others in leadership, work life blend and much more. Ryan is a self-described serial, […]

Tips for emerging leaders: Carly Green

Tips for emerging leaders: Carly Green

Introducing Carly Green, Human Resources Manager, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort (QLD)… MOVE OVER TALL POPPIES.  Carly is a lady who is comfortable in her leadership skin.  But it hasn’t always been like that for her.  Can you teach people to have initiative?  “Yes!” says Carly.  […]