Category: Strategy
Reflections of a Finalist

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 ->


Food For Thought… How diversity can create a better workplace

What do Barrack Obama, Charles Darwin & Warren Buffett have in common? They each are strong advocates of diversity of thinking to achieve the best outcome.

The notion that the best ideas are ones generated collectively as a team, was a hot topic at this year’s Worktech event in Sydney. Specifically, the discussions centred around how this way of thinking could be applied within the workplace to enhance a business’s operations, increase staff engagement and revolutionise the company’s culture and brand.

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You’re a WHAT?!?!?

A Workplace Strategist.

Design thinking is being actively implemented into today’s management practices to the point where entire MBA’s have been developed to teach Design Strategy, creating the Worlds next generation of innovative leaders, focused on moving beyond just profits to a world that’s sustainable, ethical and truly meaningful.

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Life’s Short… for F**ks sake do what makes you happy!
Our vision, mission and values were a few lines of text pulled together to complete the HR manual… I knew how important they were to framing the context of what we do and how we do it, but as a start up with a few grand visions, I just didn’t have the clarity to pin point it.  2.5 years on, the business has grown and those few dot points no longer align with our strategic direction, nor do they give clarity to our growing team on WHY we are here.

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Your business is Growing… Now what? Part 1 | People

You’re busting at the seams, and you need to look for a new office space to house your growing business. As you’ve grown, you may have found your business model has evolved and your strategy is more focused.   The location you’ve been calling home just doesn’t fulfill all the needs of your vision, you not only need to move offices, you need a change of scenery. Continue Reading ->