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Creating calm in chaos

Creating calm in chaos

During the crazy year that 2020 has turned out to be so far, the meme community has really stepped up to make light of our rollercoaster situation. I laughed for a good half an hour last week about one in particular that kindly reminded us that 'in case we were...

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Episode 76 reading list

Episode 76 reading list

Reading resources curated by Dr. Samantha Nutt AK-47: The Weapon that Changed the Face of War Larry Kahaner Wiley, 2007 With as many as 100 million AK-47s in circulation worldwide, this weapon has delivered unprecedented wide-scale devastation. Kahaner’s book...

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Travel with work, travel with perks

I’m sure most of you have noticed that we spend a lot of time jet-setting around the place for work, which is something I always dreamed of being able to do and still get a thrill out of. It hasn’t always been in style, however, with the bootstrapping model of our...

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Three of my top business tools

  As most of you know, I started out as a mergers and acquisitions lawyer climbing a very corporate, highly predictable ladder. Our move into business with Matcha Maiden was entirely accidental and, therefore, unsupported by any business qualifications,...

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Relief Run and other bushfire relief efforts

Our beautiful country is on fire and the effects have been widespread and devastating. One of my favourite quotes has come to mind over and over, "if you can't do great things, do small things in a great way" - even if you don't see it immediately, we can all do our...

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The big deal of small business

In my former life as a corporate lawyer, most of my life involved big corporations and large scale mergers and acquisitions. Small business wasn’t really on my radar as a consumer and whether I shopped at major retailers or shopped at local, smaller businesses was...

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