Profile Feature – Partnership Brokers Association

As featured in the bi-annual global newsletter – Partnerships Brokering Association. Partnership in my practice is about building sustainable relationships to collectively solve problems in creative and courageous ways. I have worked across the private, not for profit and university sectors for 17 years. Currently, I am the Growth and Partnerships Manager at No to…

Practical Application of Mindfulness during COVID-19

I’ve been practicing mindfulness in various forms – sitting/walking meditations, how/where I shop, offering kindness and compassion in my daily interactions etc. But today, it really drove home for me what practical mindfulness looked and felt like. It was a simple trip to the farmers market. The decision to go / not to go went…

It’s Time to Re-Life

This post was inspired by my discussions with my highly respected and esteemed colleague, friend and mentor – Sung Lee. It’s time to Re-Life. To Re-flect To Re-Assess To Re-Prioritise To Re-Group To Re-Awaken To Re-st To Re-Set To Re-Discover And most importantly, to stop Re-Fuck. Our current global community has not been tested like…

How I build rapport in the workplace

I recently talked with friends and acquaintances about building rapport with colleagues in the workplace. A common comment that I somewhat resonate with is “I’m an introvert, I find it hard to go and meet people”. I say I somewhat resonate, because I feel the word ‘introvert’ needs to be broken down: Introverts receive their…

A different way to… Network

You have read many networking articles. Been to many networking events. And cringe at, yet another, networking event that you *should* attend… I understand. I hear you. I feel you… I really feel you! I want to share with you some of my little tricks that I have developed as a partnerships professional and people…

Hear me roar… in meetings

Well… not exactly. But I got your attention. Have you ever sat in a meeting and wished you could vocalise your internal thoughts and contributions in a timely manner? I have a relatively softly spoken mannerism and I often find myself having difficulties speaking up at the right moment in large meetings. My tendency and…