I sat across my very good friend, as we both swallow our noodles and spoke about the depth of love and emotions that come with it, especially when we lose love. He’s just broken up with someone he is in love with but their love was not meant to be. The whole topic is fascinating in itself as we speak [...]
One of my favourite videos on YouTube. ’nuff said. www.softenthefckup.com.au *** I am blogging everyday this month as part of Steve‘s little experiment to get us all blogging for 31 days in March. For more info, follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #b03
As my colleague explain our product, TeacherTime, to a suited man at the National Australian Association of Angel Investors Conference, the first few comments were pessimistic views and comments. When @HansKonings interjected with an optimistic view that the industry has the capacity to change and need to be changed, the suited man replied with a doubtful, “well, of course it can change”.
2011 has been nothing short of incredible.
I’ve moved again – this time to Melbourne – and I have travelled more than I have ever travelled including stepping my foot in Europe for the first time. From the highs of launching Soften the Fck Up to the lows of losing my godmother, I sit here breathing a deep sigh of thankfulness as I reflect on all the achievements and loss.
Three weeks ago, on my last day in Italy, I decided to dine at a nice fancy restaurant. Sipping wine watching people walk past me, I breathed several very deep sighs of relief and feeling an overwhelming gratefulness. It’s really, really hard to comprehend the fact that I was in Europe – let alone I was only told that I [...]
Perth, 26 September 2011 for Social Innovation in Western Australia (SiiWA) 20 minutes Although the title of tonight’s conversation is “social innovation”, you’d realise that throughout tonight, I’m using the word innovation and social innovation interchangably because I think its time to put human hearts into innovation. Innovation should be, I believe, around adding social values – otherwise, innovation for [...]
You meet the most random but coolest people at The Hub Melbourne and recently, I met Michael Leahy, a social entrepreneur in his free time and a full-time ski lodge manager and your typical young person in his other time. He’s working on 3BL a profit-for-purpose social enterprise that imports plastic bottles from developing nations and turn them into recycled [...]