Balance is a situation in which different things exist in mutually beneficial parts. If you look at how optimal outcomes are achieved in various situations it’s through balance. A thriving ecosystem, a myriad of ingredients coming together to create an amazing meal, the highest performing, leading football team… They’re all a balance of different parts coming together to contribute to a greater, impressive outcome. Continue Reading ->
Business Chicks interviewed our Creative Director Melissa Marsden for their latest issue of LATTE on what it takes to make it in business, the ups and the downs. Not a Business Chicks member? [Well you should be!] But for now you can read the whole article here… LATTE_SPOTLIGHT MelissaMarsden
We’re spreading the love and the essentials this Christmas!
The amazing women behind Share the Dignity (a wonderful organisation who help homeless women and women in domestic violence shelters supplying them with sanitary items and female necessities) came up with the ‘It’s In the Bag’ campaign. Continue Reading ->
Over the last 6 months I have been working towards my goal of fundraising $10k for The Hunger Project as part of my pledge to participate in their Leadership Immersion Program run in partnership with Business Chicks. The best part is that I hit my target whilst attending the Business Chicks Movers & Breakers conference where I was lucky enough to hear Cathy Burke, past Australian CEO and now Global Partnerships Leader for The Hunger Project. Listening to Cathy speak on the 9 steps of Transformation gave me a small insight into what I was about to participate in and the empowerment that these 9 steps have given to so many women and communities to take action.
Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 FINALIST | Telstra Business Women’s Awards
Friday night was a celebration of Queensland’s leading Business Women, and I was incredibly honoured to be standing amongst them. I never believed that this was a possibility, and after hearing from the awards organisers that they had received a record number of applications for the Entrepreneur category, I was even more amazed that I had made it to the final 3 selected for Queensland. Continue Reading ->
Becoming a finalist in this years Telstra Business Women’s Awards in the Entrepreneur of the Year category I have to admit is a little surreal…. When asked by the judges during the shortlisting interview if I had always wanted to be an entrepreneur, I laughed and said I’d always wanted my own business… thinking to myself I can’t even spell entrepreneur! [thank god for spell check!]. Continue Reading ->
Our Chief Creative and Director, Melissa Marsden, recently presented for Depot X on the importance of design for the workplace. In this Vlog, Melissa explains how design can directly influence behaviours, create inclusive leadership and transform the physical environment into an important asset for your business.
Due to security risks associated with travelling to Ethiopia, we’re now off to Malawi!
As a child of the 80’s, I remember seeing the TV adds of the children of Ethiopia suffering from starvation and poverty and wanting desperately to help them and to sponsor a child.
Now, almost 30 years later I am going to meet the communities and families who filled my lounge room from my TV as a child, to see them as adults and meet the children of their own. But what’s different is that I won’t be sponsoring them, I’m going to be learning about leadership from them.
Guest Blog | Dave Jones, Talent Managers
A vision statement is sometimes called a picture of your business in the future but it’s so much more than that. Your vision statement is your inspiration, the framework for all your strategic planning. A vision statement answers the question, “Where do we want to go?” Continue Reading ->