Why I won’t attend your support group

If 1 in 4 Australians experience a mental illness at any time, could that possibly mean that 1 in 4 Australians (give or take a few) are caring for someone with a mental illness at the same time? And if that’s the case it’s highly likely that those 1 in 4 Australians are busy searching for some form of information, tools or something! …

The unspoken impact of community events

In an ever disconnected world I find great comfort when I see a poster for a humble community event.  The kind of event that is probably arranged by an exhausted committee of people who are driven by their purpose.  The kind of event that could involve a performance from the back of a truck and perhaps a collection of other activities that …

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 of Argentinian heritage, does subscribe to religion (though tells me that her husband is the …

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 tingle or a tightness in your chest, belly or shoulders, when you feel like slinking …

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 …