How do we empower the makers, dreamers and doers of society?

  Non conformity + community building. Do not try and take my uniqueness and have it fit. And, encourage me to work with the whole community towards something bigger than any one of us. All of us are misfits in some area. And all of us want to find our tribe. Curiosity + Constraints. Always endlessly curious, and living in … Read More

Dismissed – being heard is a form of wealth

We all know the experience of being dismissed as an irrelevant voice, or an irrelevant human. And…if we are honest, we have all dismissed others as irrelevant. I have been a master at dismissing, which of course is why I have had to face dismissal so thoroughly of late. Here is how it works. I am introduced to a ‘business … Read More

Entrepreneurs for Impact. A more beautiful world through business.

This next three months I am offering something very special to those four (4) of you who are hell bent on creating an IMPACTFUL business that is good for the planet and all the creatures on it. You know…business where we want to make a profit, AND we do not want to sell our soul. Even one nano piece of … Read More

Disruption – the nature of it. A Myriad dance with Debbie.

Last week in my home state of Queensland we had an extreme weather event called Debbie. Cyclone Debbie to be exact. She made landfall in north Queensland, with winds of up to 260 kilometers an hour, March 28th. Many homes were lost. Lives changed course. Heartbreak. Then Debbie moved south and dropped an alarming amount of rain onto South East … Read More

Seduction and Courtship – why knowing the difference matters

Seduction is the currency of our time. Clever campaigns invite us to believe that we are lesser humans for not having the hottest, newest “X”. Seduction is the constant barrage of images. Skinny, young, perfect. Selfies. Its the data mined construction of words and messages. The Cambridge Analytica, where unless we are super aware, we will be seduced. To be … Read More

On being human. Seeing the world from our knees.

The extraordinary Parker Palmer wrote he was a “contemplative by catastrophe.” Krista Tippett in an interview with Tim Ferriss talked about wisdom and age. And Alain de Botton talked with Krista Tippett about love and relationships. All the while, I struggled with my own inner demons and questioned everything…all my effort, my dedication, my persistence…why? and for what? And at … Read More