Month: September 2017

The Power of Vulnerability

Last week 180 business women descended on Noosa for what has long been a favorite event in my calendar, the Commonwealth Bank Women in Focus annual conference.  I’ve attended a number of these previously (you can read my summaries of the 2014 and 2015 events here)  but for me this years event was particularly powerful. […]

Introducing Alice

When I was at Dell’s DWEN conference in July I said Hello to Alice for the first time, as her founders Carolyn Rodz and Elizabeth Gore, two fabulous female entrepreneurs whom I knew from previous DWEN events, introduced their new artificial intelligence platform for entrepreneurs. Alice connects entrepreneurs with the resources they need to grow […]

The Business of Champagne

I’ve always believed that spending time in industries other than your own is a great way of generating new ideas and inspiration, and our recent week in Champagne was a perfect illustration of this. Story telling is a powerful tool in any industry, and the stories of the champagne houses and their family dynasties are […]