I’m off to Ethiopia with The Hunger Project! **Scratch that! It’s now Malawi!**

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.

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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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FIVE simple stretches to do in your WORKPLACE

Guest Blog  |  Emily Berkelmans of Premium Pilates Studio

We are all guilty of not stretching enough, particularly if we work several hours a day. The last thing we want to do when we come home is stretch, am I right? Below are five very easy, simple exercises that you can do at your workplace so that you do not have to feel as bad about flopping down onto your couch the minute you get home from work. However, your body may feel so good after these stretches that you may want to do them at home every night! Continue Reading ->

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 ->

How to create an Active Workplace

Have you ever wondered what sitting all day at work is doing to your body?  Journalist Angela Fedele speaks to Director Melissa Marsden about creating an Active Workplace…

Two workplace experts offer research and tips that prioritise employee health and productivity via active design.

Melissa Marsden, director of design firm Marsden Collective has found that her clients are taking the path of installing sit-stand workstations for three primary reasons:

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