If you only look forward, you'll never know how far you've come My family and I often do lots of hiking trips. This above sentence came to me on one of our many hikes in Australia, Mt Feathertop. It was a long time ago, probably about ten years ago now. But I was reminded of … Continue reading Don’t just look forward
If my last article was any indication of the amount of things I do, one would probably say something like slow down... but what would be the fun in that? So I'm always on panels about startups, entrepreneurs, and the future of jobs. One thing I've learnt (I've learnt lots of things but one in … Continue reading Another New Chapter
Is learning something we need to focus on every day? What does learning even mean and how do we go about learning in our era with so much noise around?
As Melbourne Knowledge Week comes to a close, I'd like to reflect on some of the great things shared, the events that took place, and the awesome ideas on offer #MKW17 was absolutely incredible. In it's 6th year now, it feels as though it continues to get better and better every year. The 2017 hub located … Continue reading Knowledge is Power, but only if you share it
We're not even past Q1 of 2017 and people are saying "when's Christmas?" This year has already been jam packed with events, conferences, work functions, meetups, and hackathons have even kicked off. Almost every second person I talk to says they're working like it's the end of the year and the holiday break is on … Continue reading 2017 kicks off with a bang
Hey everyone and welcome back to 2017. Can you really say welcome back though? I mean we didn't really go anywhere, but whatever, we're all here now (wherever that is). Every year I like to change my theme for the blog around, just to give things a fresh look and a new perspective. So I've … Continue reading Welcome to 2017
What is it about Melbourne that makes it so awesome? It's hot and it's cold, up and down, the weather is never the same two days in a row, and the debate over who's footy team is the best can usually be heard at every pub. But whatever your thing, we all love Melbourne. It's … Continue reading Why Melbourne?
Last night saw the end of PAX Australia 2016 and the close of Melbourne International Games Week Well what a week. From #SheHacks to Unite, GCAP to Zero Latency, and the big finale... PAX! What a year 2016 was. There were a few changes to PAX this year and we didn't have the pleasure of … Continue reading Levelled Up!
I haven't written a post in a while, and for good reason... I've been snowed under with my startup. So what's it like working in the startup world? Well it's a lot of work... hence the lack of blog posts. Honestly though, I would love to be physically snowed under right now and not just … Continue reading The life of a startup
It was Sir Francis Bacon that first coined this phrase in 1597. Jump to 2016, and Melbourne Knowledge Week shows this in action Every year, the City of Melbourne chooses a unique place in the CBD for their Knowledge Week hub. It's a space that embodies Melbourne's culture - rustic, retro, re-repurposed, sustainable, central, diverse, … Continue reading Knowledge is Power