Review of Women20 (W20) in Istanbul

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My 2015 year highlight, was representing Australia at the Women20 (W20) in Istanbul in October, in the lead up to the G20 in November. This is my review of the W20 Summit – where I argue for the need to cut through a crowded market place of international ‘summitry’ to…

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Nuts about macadamias and dreaming big – Donna Burton wants to crack the UK market

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Ever since she lived in London in the mid-1990s, Donna Burton has yearned to return, and her dream is to become a supplier to the big names in grocery stores in that great city, Fortnum & Mason of Piccadilly – even Harrods! Donna launched her Jelbonleigh Macadamias about 15 years…

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How Daniella Ehrlich, an opera cat, finds her core business by mixing arias with pilates

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It was a triumphant conclusion to a Fulworks Q&A event – Daniella Ehrlich brought the house down with a stirring rendition of the rousing “Habanera” aria from the Bizet opera (1875) Carmen – “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle” – (love is a rebellious bird).  (Full performance on my home page). Daniella…

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Expr3ss! – it’s the software to sort hiring – created by Carolyne Burns and team to revolutionise recruitment

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Could Carolyne Burns and her Expr3ss! software have helped recruiters, Myer, and others, avoid this bogus hire? As a hockey centre forward who represented South Australia in her youth, Carolyne Burns became an accomplished playmaker, navigating her way to the goal or creating opportunities for others to score. In business, she…

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