Thought Leadership

Why solitude is good for business (and your life)

Over Easter I decided to have a holiday on my own. I’m not talking about booking a room at a fancy hotel for a couple of days R&R. I chose to walk about half of the world famous (and gorgeously beautiful) Great Ocean Walk in Victoria on my own.

While I’m a born hiker, I’ve [...]

The power of asking 'why?' [podcast]

“Figuring out the ‘why’ is, really, understanding why you actually want to do this because moving from unknown to expert is difficult.”

In an interview with Beth Buelow in The Introverted Entrepreneur podcast, I talk about asking ‘why?’ and how it can help with any project you’re working on. Below is a transcript of the [...]

Niching: when size really does matter [podcast]

Recently I was interviewed by Tracy Sheen for the podcast Not Another Business Show, where I discussed finding a niche for your business, as well as the benefits of building your personal brand and investing in yourself over time.

In this podcast I shared how finding my niche and the area of my business that [...]

Going from unknown to being a recognised leading expert in your field [podcast]

Recently I was interviewed by Loren Bartley and Fiona Redding for the podcast ‘Business Addicts’, where I discussed going from unknown to expert. In the podcast  I shared my tips and tools for overcoming personal limitations and effectively developing your personal brand, as told in my book From Unknown To Expert.

In this podcast I [...]

Be brave and say YES to spotlight moments

A friend of mine is finishing off her Yoga Teacher Training Diploma, and the other day she had the decision whether to say YES or NO to a spotlight moment.

While she has done yoga for years, she has never professionally taught it. Needless to say it’s pretty daunting to teach people something where they [...]

Going from unknown to expert [podcast]

Recently I was interviewed by Beth Buelow for the podcast, The Introvert Entrepreneur where I discussed going from unknown to expert and where I shared my tips and tools for overcoming personal limitations and effectively promoting yourself to the media as told in my book From Unknown To Expert.

In this podcast, I shared my [...]

Get ready to step into the spotlight [podcast]

Recently I was interviewed for a podcast with Angela Counsel from Healthy, Wealthy & Wise in Business sharing my tips and tools for overcoming personal limitations and putting yourself in the spotlight as told in my book From Unknown To Expert.

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In this podcast, I shared my personal [...]

How Julia Gillard redefined the spotlight

I was reading an article in The Guardian the other day about Julia Gillard and how she has achieved international fame and it struck a chord with me.

The article talks about how instead of craving attention she has been doing substantial things in the past few years. She has been following her passion and [...]

4 tips to become an industry influencer

While you may think that being an influencer is something only high profile people can be, it’s not the case. We can all be influencers.

An influencer is someone who is regarded as being in-the-know; someone who others in their industry look to for advice, knowledge and opinions. It’s not about being famous, or the [...]

How to position yourself as an expert in your field: Google Hangout with Motivating Mum

I had a great Google Hangout with Alli Price from Motivating Mum on my book From Unknown to Expert as well as tips on personal brand building and raising your profile.

You can watch the full hangout here:

This was a particularly interesting interview for anyone who:

Wants to position themself as an expert in their field
Wants [...]