What is the golden ratio of the amount of time an employee spends at work versus the actual productivity and output of that employee? Business owners and employees themselves would love to find out. One solution has been the implementation of the four-day work week or the six-hour work day. As workplaces and societal norms start to shift to non-standard and flexible hours, more examples of shortened work week models are popping up. Continue Reading ->
Materials make up the majority of the built industry but are often one of the least understood elements. There is exciting potential for designers to resurrect long-forgotten building methods and materials and pair them with innovative, modern technology. We also see the ability to shake off existing connotations associated with materials and what they can do. Continue Reading ->
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
How often have you been somewhere and instantly felt good about being there? Somewhere you remember with a fondness that takes you back there?
Is there a particular coffee shop that you’re drawn too?
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 ->
Get a Test Fit
Preparing test fits on your shortlisted tenancy options gives you a multitude of benefits before making a critical decision in your property acquisition process. It provides you with the opportunity to visualise how your requirements fit into each unique building footprint and to sanity check your requirements, before you sign that lease; do we really need 6 meeting rooms?
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 ->