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April 13, 2021
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Calling it as we see it. Turning power dynamics on their head.

SERIES INTRODUCTION: 2020 left us licking the wounds of fear, isolation, and social distancing. Following the year that stopped the world in its tracks and gave […]
March 23, 2021
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Hiring for Talent not Location

If one good thing came out Covid-19 it was the inadvertent opportunity to start thinking differently about recruitment and how we find amazing talent. Think differently, […]
March 8, 2021
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Choose to Challenge

I am so fortunate that when I founded Rare Birds, there were lots of high profile, successful male leaders and entrepreneurs willing to give their voice, […]
January 27, 2021

Mentoring Success Stories: meet Jancee and Kylie

With a growing ‘to-do’ pile and feeling a little lost, Jancee jumped headfirst into the unknown and applied for a scholarship from the Office for Women […]
January 6, 2021
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The Digital Marketing Experts You Should Be Reading in 2021

Digital marketing and social media are in constant flux when it comes to trends, rules and algorithms. Not only that, in business it is not only […]
December 4, 2020
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Where are the male role models?

By Jo Burston Founder and CEO Inspiring Rare Birds The concept that “you can’t be what you can’t see” relates equally to male leaders – particularly […]
July 14, 2015
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Why anyone can become an entrepreneur

Many people will have ideas that could be turned into successful businesses. So what’s the difference between them and the entrepreneurs who turn these ideas into reality?
November 22, 2016
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5 Innovative Pitch Decks and Why They Were a Total Success

Attracting the right investor usually involves wowing them with a great pitch deck. The best ones combine storytelling, innovation, facts and are designed in innovative ways […]
April 13, 2018

Lessons from growing businesses that failed

Last week I was asked about the lessons learned from growing businesses that failed. At the time it felt like a loaded question but after probing, […]
October 21, 2019
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Meet the Gamechangers: This organic perfumer was ahead of the curve, led by an entrepreneurial leader

It’s not easy being a pioneer and entrepreneurial leader. When Liz Cook launched One Seed 10 years ago, she knew that natural, pure and organic was […]