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#2 Flying Pigs at Number 20

#2 Flying Pigs at Number 20

Week 2 of posts to inspire you in your leadership journey and through the week.  “…If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;     If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster     And treat […]

Fundraising, a teen perspective

Fundraising, a teen perspective

My son (now 13)  has been raised in an entrepreneurial environment so it doesn’t really surprise me that when his Fiverr account hit 20,000 views per month he asked if I’d like to buy a link – $10 per month or $15 for lifetime. So […]

What if there were no not for profits?

What if there were no not for profits?

“It’s time to stop calling yourselves not for profits. It’s about profit for social purpose” Cheryl Kernot, Social Enterprise Symposium Coffs Harbour 5 November 2014. For too long the notion of dealing to embedded social issues has been the sole responsibility of government and by […]

WHY DO PEOPLE GIVE? It’s all about the connection

WHY DO PEOPLE GIVE? It’s all about the connection

Recently I spoke with Violeta whom I met recently on Facebook (of all places) and we had a conversation about why she gives. Violeta is a self-employed communication consultant who only recently left the world of being employed to start her own company.  She is […]

Are you weird about competition?

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 […]

Move beyond overwhelm in one step

Move beyond overwhelm in one step

Do you know that awful feeling of overwhelm when you can’t move forward, nor backwards, when the world feels very small and opportunities very limited.  Do you know how it feels when you’re not sure  if you’re going to scream, cry or laugh?  When you have a […]

Are you planning or procrastinating?

Are you planning or procrastinating?

I’ve been quiet for a while, I wanted to wait until I had something important to announce. I’ve been plotting, planning, drawing things together, talking them through, thinking, thinking, thinking, turning in circles, rethinking, going back to the drawing board, talking… do you know what I’m […]