PatChats for breakfast

[embed]https://youtu.be/mKRpQzhpqEE[/embed] This is a video the guys at zero limits production created for PatChats. It's a breakfast talk series I co-host with Eamon Eastwood of Taste Ireland on behalf of the Lansdowne Club. PatChats is kind of like TED talks with an accent. We started a couple of years ago in response to the changing work landscape as a place for people to meet others like them, to share, collaborate and co-create. It's peer to peer conversations on a different...

There’s money in dirt – cracking your mask

The rickshaw stalled in the crowded street. And from nowhere the little girl was right beside me, hand out, waiting, smiling. This is an every time and everyday occurrence in India; and as a tourist you are a beacon in a sea of colour. It’s smart, you are the most likely to give and you are more likely to give more than the locals. This little girl covered in street dirt and torn clothes is not doing what I ask...

The value of foreign and normal

[caption id="attachment_13665" align="alignleft" width="400"] via Pinterest Hayley Cariker[/caption] I have lived in Australia off and on for more than 20 years. It would be fair to say we've had a challenging relationship. I realise it's resonant of the relationship I sometimes have with myself and of course amplified by being in a 'foreign' country, and place where I grew up. The saying that the fish does not see the water comes to mind. There is so much of our normal environment that escapes us:...