The Trials & Tribulations of a Woman on the Road

The Trials & Tribulations of a Woman on the Road

It all started one dark autumn morning when I drove through beautiful Bundjalung Country in the northern rivers of NSW. A watery sun washed through dark clouds. I was in good spirits having prepared well for the keynote presentation I was to give that day in Canberra, had my lovely new apple red velvet jacket…

Family Matters

Family Matters

My dad and I are polar opposites. He’s a conservative man who lives by the rules. I’m a leftie bleeding heart who likes to colour outside the lines. In my parlance Dad is quite an extreme Lime and I’m a loose mix of Mango/Banana by nature. Building relationships with close family is not like those…

Three Experts: No Idea

Three Experts: No Idea

Prior to the pandemic, a business buddy and I had been talking about forming a small group to get together and shoot the breeze on a regular basis. The intention was to share wins and losses, fears and problems, and provide strategic advice on business growth. We’d meet once a month on Zoom, then quarterly…

How funny are you?

How funny are you?

Are you one of those people who think you’re hilarious? That tell a story and rock a room? Are you sure about that? When we think of funny people it’s easy to go to the obvious personality type, the Mango. Mangoes are funny, no doubt. Humour comes naturally to them and they are unafraid to…

Cut Your Inner Apple a Break

Cut Your Inner Apple a Break

I’ve been on a bit of a learning curve lately. And it’s a tough one. When you work alone, as I do, you set the projects and you set the deadlines. And during COVID it’s possible I may have taken on one too many projects. Which means lots of deadlines. That may be a myriad…

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