After I taught a creativity course recently, one of the students invited me to her property on the South Coast of NSW to collect material for my art as a way of saying thank you because the course was transformational for her.
I can’t even tell … [Read More...]
Last week I did a presentation and completely stuffed it up. Yep…even though I’ve done hundreds of talks, presentations, seminars, even a TEDx in front of thousands of people, I stuffed this speech up.
The talk was for my opening of my … [Read More...]
I’ve always been somewhat creative. Naturally, as an entrepreneur, I have a talent for out of the box thinking, and at different times in my life, I’ve dabbled in different creative pursuits, like photography, art, and design.
But if someone told … [Read More...]
The synchronicity of now – new sculptural exhibition transforms common plant material into contemporary and inspired ‘moments’
Acclaimed Sydney fibre artist Catriona Pollard unveils her latest body of work in a solo exhibition titled 11:11 which … [Read More...]
Think about something you feel passionate about. It could be a political issue, an art form or flying to Mars. It could be anything.
Imagine if you shared your passion or opinion beyond your family and friends. How would that make you feel? What … [Read More...]
I’m coming to the end of my office lease and I’m considering my options about staying or finding a new office. When I even think about starting to look for a new office I want to well…do something else. Anything else. Run a marathon. Skydive. Make a … [Read More...]
I was in Rome recently and it was 43 degrees with the asphalt melting underfoot, so I went to my favourite (airconditioned) gallery – The Borghese – to hang out with Bernini’s Apollo & Daphne marble sculpture.
Still not wanting to deal with … [Read More...]
A few weeks ago it was my 16 year business anniversary. (Yep, I’m a stayer). When I started CP Communications my sister gave me a card that had a quote from Anais Nin on it. It’s framed in my study and I notice it most mornings when I’m getting ready … [Read More...]
I have been in several situations lately where I have been asked how I manage to get so much done.
The truth is there was a time a few weeks back where I came into the office and said to my most trusted team member that I wasn’t coping. I had said … [Read More...]
I’ve said it many times, we need to redefine the spotlight and understand we all deserve to be there and share our voice with the people that matter to us.
I experienced the beauty of this last Saturday. I had my sculpture exhibition opening and … [Read More...]
I’ve been reminded lately how important it is to be and stay connected with people from all areas of my life.
A few weeks ago I went to “The Gathering”. Sounds like an ancient druid meet up hey, but no. Every two years people who are interested in … [Read More...]
The other day I caught up with someone who described himself as a great listener. Considering 20 minutes into the ‘conversation’ I hadn’t said a word, his idea about talking and listening was a little screwed up.
It made me think about listening. … [Read More...]
Fluidity is body of work by acclaimed artists Catriona Pollard and Karen Visser which applies a fluid perspective to nature and explores form and texture in two very different ways: sculpture using foraged natural materials and photography that … [Read More...]
You know when you have one of those weeks where you get knocked down, and get back up again, only to be knocked down again? Well that was me last week. You know, it was one of those weeks.
On Monday I woke up with the flu, yet had to work from bed. … [Read More...]