I went to amazing concert last night with Australian Indigenous musician Gurrumul. This inspirational concert got me thinking about how beautifully he demonstrated some of the ideas I write about in my book From Unknown To Expert. In particular, … [Read More...]
Today’s video is coming to you from the last day of an amazing exhibition at Danks Street Gallery by one of my favourite artists Tracey Deep. I find her art so beautiful and think it’s so inspirational. I follow Tracey on Instagram and we were … [Read More...]
Today’s video is coming to you from backstage as I prepare for a live television appearance. I used to be terrified of doing live television, but I’m here to tell you it IS possible to overcome your fears and become a recognised expert! I am no … [Read More...]
I’ve decided to dive in and participate in Chris Ducker’s #Vidtember Challenge. In my first video I talk about the importance of taking action. My book, From Unknown To Expert is ALL about taking action. When you start your day, think about what you … [Read More...]
I have just had a 'sister long weekend' in my most favourite place on the planet - Byron Bay.
Jo and I have really busy lives, and although we live a suburb away from each other, we realised several years ago we needed to take the time to get away … [Read More...]
I was recently speaking on a panel for the Walkley Foundation on thought leadership and someone asked me a very interesting question:
When you start to build your role as a thought leader where do you start?
I just loved that question because … [Read More...]
Many women – myself included – have the tendency to shy away from the spotlight. Rather than put themselves forward, they would prefer to quietly work in the background and let others be the ones to step forward.
Why? Because it can be scary, … [Read More...]
I recently fell in love…with New York. It is truly an amazing city and I visited in July after an intensely busy period launching my book, From Unknown To Expert in the US and speaking at a DELL conference in Austin, Texas. Needless to say I did … [Read More...]
A few months ago I caught up with my friend, bestselling author, Andrew Griffiths when he was visiting Sydney. We talked about my book, From Unknown To Expert and he suggested I have a party to celebrate the launch of the book.
As he said: “I … [Read More...]
On a ranch outside of Austin Texas, I kicked up my heels and laughed my way through boot scootin’ dancing, rubbing shoulders with one of the most influential men in IT and presented to 150 influential female entrepreneurs from around … [Read More...]
The very thought of public speaking terrifies many of us. In fact, the fear of public speaking ranks higher than the fear of death. It’s crazy, but true.
But whether we like it or not, public speaking is a fact of life. Whether you’re doing a … [Read More...]
As I finished the last pages of Unknown to Expert, it came time to step out from behind my computer and back into the spotlight.
With the launch of the book and everything that came with it, my business had shifted, my profile had … [Read More...]
I do heaps of presentations about social media. Mostly they are to groups who have paid to turn up to learn about social media so are open and want to absorb as much information as possible.
And then there are a few who the organiser has thought … [Read More...]
What make you unique? It’s really worth taking some time to think about this question.
Figuring out what make you unique – your personal brand – is a great way to stand out from the people and businesses around you.
A personal brand is the set … [Read More...]