By Catriona Pollard

4 tips to get motivated

I don’t know about you, but at the start of the year my Facebook feed was awash with motivational quotes and images. I had friends starting the new year with a health kick, launching a new product or just super excited about what the year will bring.

And right about now…some of that motivation is [...]

It’s time to be authentic and passionate about your personal brand [podcast]

In a recent interview with Catherine Plano for the I Am Woman Project Podcast, I spoke about the need for authenticity, passion, understanding your personal brand and figuring out your why!

I emphasised the need to believe in yourself, be brave and step into the spotlight.

More often than not, women can be their own worst [...]

Stop thinking about it, stop dreaming, seriously just go and do it [podcast]

I was recently interviewed by Neil Ball for The Entrepreneur Way podcast. In this interview, I spoke about my entrepreneurial journey, the secret to success, my business, CP Communications, and how PR and social media can elevate businesses.

I shared how business leaders can go from unknown to recognised expert and how the power of [...]

Giving the gift of gratitude

When you find gratitude, you find happiness.

A few weeks ago I was standing in the pounding Indian Ocean feeling the force of the waves and I had a sense of such deep gratitude for my life, both the joy and the obstacles I’ve faced this year and the people I love.

I was standing there [...]

Why I love PR [podcast]

I love sharing my stories with people and I recently did just that when I was interviewed by Phil Morgan on the Positive Phil Show. On the podcast, I spoke about my passion for public relations (PR) and social media, the importance of personal branding and how to stand out against competitors on and [...]

3 tips for rocking your elevator statement

Ever get stuck when asked what you do? Recently I had a journalist email us to let us know that an interview we had set up for him was a disaster. He said the interviewee couldn’t articulately describe what his company did.

The journalist had to interpret the responses, and it resulted in incorrect information [...]

Facing your fear of public speaking [podcast]

I was recently interviewed by Tegan Mathews for the Fearless Females show. In this interview, I talked about when I realised how much my fear of public speaking was costing me and the steps I did to overcome it.

As I discussed with Tegan, from a young age I have always been afraid of being [...]

Podcasters want to interview you

On Monday night, I was interviewed by a UK podcaster and at the end of the conversation he asked if I knew any other entrepreneurs he could interview. Um…yes!

Podcasts are such a great avenue to move from unknown to recognised expert. And do you know what is fantastic about podcasters? They need content, all [...]

How to transition from an unknown to expert in your business (podcast)

I was recently interviewed by Nicole Holland for the Business Building Rockstar show on how to transition from an unknown to expert in your business.

In this interview, I share my history as a public relations practitioner, how I overcame personal and societal pressures, as well as my self-growth and ability to understand that it’s [...]

4 reasons why you need to slow down and play more

I was interviewed by the Sydney Morning Herald about why adults need to make time to play. I’m a big believer in play and it’s certainly helped in creating more innovation, engagement and joy for me both personally and professionally.

(And no, the journalist didn’t wake up this morning and think I might interview Catriona [...]