I was watching a great Masterclass course the other day by Robin Roberts, anchor of ABC's Good Morning America. She was talking about her public speaking journey, particularly how she's been able to become more eloquent and refined with her word choice. She was able to get rid of the
I love podcasts. I’ve produced them, I listen to them (although not as much as I’d like), I advise people on making their own podcasts. They are a genuinely special medium. Have You Seen George’s Podcast is a prime (and award-winning) exemplar of podcasts stretched to their
Yesterday, I had the privilege of hosting Perth’s first TEDxYouth event. It was a big day. 400 people filled the State Theatre Centre of WA to hear from 9 speakers, watch 3 films and take in 3 live performances. It was originally planned for a year ago. But, alas,
Social media. An interesting term with interesting meanings. Social is literally defined as: “needing companionship and thus best suited to living in communities.”And media, well: “the main means of mass communication”“Communication” and “Communities” sound quite similar, don’t they? That’s because they come from the same word,
I’m definitely at a cross roads. I can see I have options, and choices. There are opportunity costs to consider, and also sunk costs to ignore. Currently, I’m working casually 4 days a week at a med-tech startup, and I’ve just started a business degree at Curtin.
Carrying on from the last piece on Creativity. Mindfulness exists in a similar space to creating. When we create, we add stuff into an empty brain to fill it up. When we choose to be mindful, we take a busy brain and choose to empty it and keep it empty
It’s a question I’ve asked myself plenty of times before. And it came up again this week, during an altMBA prompt, ‘Am I creative?’ When I started to reflect on this more than I have before, it came down to that deeper question, ‘What is creativity?’ I always
Today, I start. I chose to write daily on Wednesday 10 Mar 21 (yesterday), as part of my final prompt in the 4-week altMBA program. This is me following through. Last night I didn’t get to bed early. But I still chose to wake up. Because if I didn’