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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
International Women's Day

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 […]
January 16, 2020
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Why you should hire mentors to develop your leadership team

These days, successful and aspiring business leaders look to mentors like an athlete engages a coach. They know that they won’t realise their full potential without […]
February 6, 2020
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Meet the Gamechangers: Entrepreneur Phil Hayes St-Clair on lessons learned from building four companies

As a Rare Birds Ambassador and Mentor, Phil has used his experience as a serial entrepreneur to help others to build strong businesses and he has […]
July 18, 2020

6 Useful Business Growth Hacks

What are the best strategies to fast track business growth? You’ve made it past the first (and biggest) hurdle: you’ve found the determination to run with […]
July 23, 2020

How to create SMART business goals?

We’re hurtling towards the end of the year at a frantic pace (again!) so it’s time to start reflecting on what you have managed to achieve […]