If you haven’t noticed, LinkedIn recently increased its character limits (which includes spaces, numbers, emojis, and letters) in regular timeline updates, from 1,300 to 3,000
It’s a time for reflection, as well as hope, that we will heed the lessons from the mistakes made since 9/11 – a moment that upended our word 20 years ago.
Another huge week in the news, with both Hurricane Ida and Afghanistan taking the headlines. One of the bigger, longer term issues we must stay on top of is
I’ve continued to be stuck in the Afghanistan news and these last few days leading up to August 31st feel particularly cruel. Not just the absolute carnage released by the ISIS-K Group
Another intense week in the news, and of course, I was completely lost in the story of Afghanistan. On social media, I felt deep fear, intense sadness and shame
Yes of course, my focus has been on the IPCC Report, and based on what I’m observing – across all social media platforms – I do feel we have finally hit an awareness tipping point.
Yesterday I published this blog to talk about how terrible my mindset has been for a few months, why it’s been so bad, as well as what I am doing to change it. It really does feel like the darkest hour is always before the dawn!
It’s time to switch the brain off and to do that, I’m at the JW Marriot in Phuket right now. Our family is staying here for five days and then we’re going south of the Island for another five days.
Times are glum right now, especially in Asia. Indonesia is experiencing a critical shortage of oxygen as Covid19 cases surge, Malaysia is still in lockdown where people are stealing food to survive
If you’re like me, you’ve been transfixed by the news of the unrelenting heat wave hitting Canada, with record temperatures killing hundreds from heat related issues, as well as setting off fires that are destroying whole towns.
If you value my opinion, I really want to encourage you to listen to this podcast – Transcend – with Scott Barry Kaufman. I discovered the You Are Not So Smart Podcast by David McRaney recently and love it
This week Switzerland voted against climate change measures. There were two reasons. 1. Switzerland is responsible for only 0.1% of global emissions. 2. The vote indicates that the country is
A big week, as I got the book – Uncommon Courage – released into the world. It’s such an interesting experience launching a book, especially one as vulnerable as this.
As it’s World Environment Day 2021, let’s look at a huge challenge – the media. One great publication which put its hat-in-the-ring early in the climate crisis, is The Guardian.
At the end of 2012, I came to the conclusion that I was too early trying to establish a business that offered content marketing in the Asia Pacific region – after years of trying – but timing is everything and I got my timing wrong.
One of the themes that came through is how businesses are coming up with multiple ways to help educate, train and upskill employees, but equally, how hard it is to get employees to take advantage of these opportunities.
In recent weeks I was part of a community scapegoated. I’m not going to tell you what or why, because the reason it happened is because I can’t speak up against it due to possible negative ramifications.
Right now, South East Asia is on lockdown, or it will be soon. The UK variant made its arrival about six weeks ago – and boy does this variant move FAST!
Nope, according to Seaspiracy, it’s the globally powerful and corrupt fishing industry, which is getting billions in subsidies from governments around the world
When we were in lockdown this time last year, I was determined to do the biggest home clean out I’ve ever done, but it didn’t happen
Hope is a challenge for many these days, and there are a lot of reasons why hope is hard to come by. The relentlessness of the pandemic is certainly having its way, but so is government apathy towards the climate crisis.
When you are living in a developing country, you are seeing the impact of the pandemic through very different eyes. I am watching people getting back to work, being vaccinated, getting on with their lives, but when your neighbors are starving, it’s very challenging to even relate to this mindset.
It was my lovely husband’s birthday yesterday, April 16th! For his 50th birthday last year, we were in lockdown and he got a Zoom party. So this year, I was determined to celebrate his 50+1 birthday, but after a recent Covid19 outbreak, we had to postpone the celebrations again. Bummed!!
For the last year I have been inspired, devastated, and inspired again, especially witnessing so many amazing people doing so much to serve our community need in Phuket.
Last week I spoke about the need for the sisterhood to unite, this week, let’s talk about Manbassadors. What’s a manbassador?
In Australia, we are seeing mass protests because women are being raped and sexually abused by those in the highest halls of power. In the UK a young lady was murdered walking home at night
#Just10Percent is a way to create a new world. A world where dignity for all life is at the center of how we design our businesses and our lives.
You could not purchase any Nestle products because we were protesting the marketing of infant formula in developing countries.
On the 9th of March, and throughout the month, thousands and thousands of women will be giving public speeches, the majority for the very first time.
One of the things I tell everyone I work with is this. Don’t worry about the social media participation you don’t like – how can you possibly like everything?
It is alarming to see the scale of impact on the local community in Thailand. It is quite simply devastating. All developing countries are experiencing this
This time last year, I had just attended the Queen and Adam Lambert concert in Melbourne. It was definitely a kind of magic.
A huge issue all around the world, is mental health. This is due to the pandemic and the associated economic fall-out, and by all accounts, it’s not going to be over anytime soon.
If you’ve been paying attention to the climate crisis, you’ll appreciate we’re in big trouble and have to make a lot of changes, fast. Aspirational marketing is definitely one of those changes
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