Twenty-three years ago, I was planning my departure from my first real ‘grown-up’ job at ABC Western Plains. I was going out on my own as a consultant and freelancer after three and a half years as a Rural Reporter. My evenings and weekends were spent planning this new business – what would it be, … Continue reading What’s in a name?
25-year plans - do you have one? I've always had a plan, not that things always go to plan, but it's helped me get through some rough patches and make changes when needed.
Taking the time to listen to the stories of others is more important than telling yours if you really want engagement.
There’s a mantra chanted incessantly across social media—Content is King. Not a day goes by that it isn't reinforced in a hashtag, meme, infographic or blog post. Content creators abound and they like to think what they do is really important. Indeed, I call myself a content creator in some circles, having dropped the terms … Continue reading Community is King
Over the past 25+ years I've written a lot of stories. I still have the scrapbook I started when I left school of the articles I wrote for various regional newspapers and Hawkesbury Ag College's student newspaper. During these early days I even covered the Tiananmen Square massacre from an Australian student perspective. After many … Continue reading Stories from the heart