June 17, 2020
women-in-business

National Women’s Business Mentoring Scholarships: In partnership with the Office for Women

We encourage female business owners and entrepreneurs from marginal demographics to apply for a business mentoring scholarship, funded by the Federal Government. Inspiring Rare Birds has […]
June 9, 2020
inclusive culture

How to create a more inclusive workplace culture

While companies are finally getting the message that diversity plays a vital role in boosting a team’s performance, its twin – inclusion – is not so […]
May 27, 2020
workplace

Developing the Capacity to Pivot Your Career or Business in Disruption

By Dr. Jeri ChildersDirector of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, UTS Faculty of Engineering and Information TechnologyRare Birds Ambassador In light of COVID-19, I’ve really taken the time […]
May 21, 2020
employee retention strategies

5 Win-Win Employee Retention Strategies

As the workforce evolves to embrace working from home as the new normal, business owners are looking for employee retention strategies that will enable them to […]
May 20, 2020
PwC mentoring program

PwC Australia: Paving the Partnership Gap with Rare Birds Mentoring

How do corporations eradicate their partnership gender gap when biased hiring and promotional practices persist? PwC Australia  invested in a mentoring program to ensure its leadership […]
May 10, 2020
business mentor

Why you need your mentor now, more than ever

By Jo Burston, CEO and Founder, Inspiring Rare Birds Mentoring isn’t designed solely for the good times. Much like a good insurance policy, it’s designed to […]
February 28, 2016

Mel Perkins: ‘You have to learn on the job’

  Mel Perkins, the co-founder and CEO of Canva, on making mistakes and putting your ‘heart and soul’ into everything you do “I like to call my process […]
March 9, 2016

5 Telling ways to know if your business idea will work

Every new startup wants to know the answer to one question: Will my business idea work? While there is no hard and fast rule when it comes […]
May 2, 2017
desk

11 Steps towards launching your first business

These 11 positive steps to launch your business can help you take your entrepreneurial dream and turn it into a reality.
October 8, 2019

How a university student took $200 and created a $1.7 million business in just one year

“Get comfortable with the uncomfortable, and just get started!” Ana Gavia was already flat-out busy when she was studying for a Master’s degree in Podiatric Medicine […]