Tall poppy be gone

If there was ever a way to squash tall poppy syndrome it is this. A sure fire approach to stop tall poppies in their tracks. Let me warn you in advance, it’s likely to make you feel a bit shy – and many grown adults I’ve asked to do this at various workshops have giggled, blushed, told me to get lost, …

Are you weird about competition?

Think about it – there are plenty of opportunities to be competitive in our day to day lives. There’s competition for a mate, a job, a good deal, the last chocolate biscuit. We’re encouraged by popular media to be forthright, get in there and have a go, don’t wait or it will be all gone, HAVE IT NOW and hurry …

Kerry Grace Founder and Director

Throughout the past ten years, Kerry has crafted a business which carries a brand that is synonymous with an ethical approach, reliability, entrepreneurship and creativity. These qualities are reflective of Kerry and her unquenchable passion for her work. Known for her strengths in ‘getting things done’, Kerry has been exploring the role of the ‘enabler’ over the past few years …

Rosemary Shapiro-Liu

Working first in Southern Africa and then in Australia, Rosemary has broad experience of social justice advocacy and social entrepreneurial innovation. Her passion is finding the Triple Win in all processes – the wins for ‘you, me and all of us’ and she creates and nurtures opportunities that serve the needs of government, business and civil society. Rosemary’s passion is …

Life on the bus

If you live in the city the blog title was probably enough to make you tune out. Stop Press – woman catches bus. boring !

But in the country this is actually quite a big deal.

In the country, at least where I live public transport is NOT in abundance.

Why I love regional Australia

When the Regional Australia Institute called for ‘returners’, (that is people who grew up in the country, moved to the big smoke and returned) to participate in a research project I almost jumped down the phone line in anticipation of being part of the project. Talking point: Returning to Regional Australia, Regional Australia Institute 2014 There are so many things …