How your bricks and mortar store can benefit from creating an online presence [Podcast]

Recently I was interviewed by Cara Waters from the Bold Business podcast. During this interview I share some of my tips and tricks on making your bricks and mortar store an online business success.

After listening in on part 1 of the podcast with Steven Lewin, owner of Urban Attitude, I timed in and gave [...]

My Burnout Blessing [Podcast]

Recently I was interviewed by Celeste Moroney from the Me AfterWork podcast series. In this interview I shared my journey and talk about making the decision to start saying ‘yes’ to life and what I have achieved from doing so.

I shared how I started my career and the challenges I faced, particularly in the [...]

The power of building your personal brand [Podcast]

Recently I was interviewed by Caroline Kennedy for her Empowering Ambitious Women podcast. In this interview I shared my expertise on the power of building your personal brand.

I shared how I started my own business from the ground up 16 years ago, with absolutely no clients and just an idea that I wanted a [...]

Take a break over the holidays

I was interviewed by AAP this week asking if we can survive without technology. I said no. I want the traffic lights to work on my way home, and computer to work so I can write.

But having said that, I do think that at this time of year it’s worth having a check in [...]

The power of thank you

After I taught a creativity course recently, one of the students invited me to her property on the South Coast of NSW to collect material for my art as a way of saying thank you because the course was transformational for her.

I can’t even tell you how much that meant to me as I [...]

My golden rules for public speaking

Last week I did a presentation and completely stuffed it up. Yep…even though I’ve done hundreds of talks, presentations, seminars, even a TEDx in front of thousands of people, I stuffed this speech up.

The talk was for the opening of my solo exhibition and I’m not sure what happened. I do know that I [...]

How creativity can transform your business

I’ve always been somewhat creative. Naturally, as an entrepreneur, I have a talent for out of the box thinking, and at different times in my life, I’ve dabbled in different creative pursuits, like photography, art, and design.

But if someone told me 15 years ago when I started my business the thing that would make the difference between [...]

Why sharing your opinion is a YES

Think about something you feel passionate about. It could be a political issue, an art form or flying to Mars. It could be anything.

Imagine if you shared your passion or opinion beyond your family and friends. How would that make you feel? What impact would that make?

The other night one of my staff messaged [...]

How do we motivate ourselves to do the stuff we don’t want to do

I’m coming to the end of my office lease and I’m considering my options about staying or finding a new office. When I even think about starting to look for a new office I want to well…do something else. Anything else. Run a marathon. Skydive. Make a cup of tea. Look at the yoga [...]

What would change if we unhooked ourselves from convention

I was in Rome recently and it was 43 degrees with the asphalt melting underfoot, so I went to my favourite (airconditioned) gallery – The Borghese – to hang out with Bernini’s Apollo & Daphne marble sculpture.

Still not wanting to deal with the heat, I walked across the park to the La Galleria Nazionale [...]