Taking a Leap of Faith | Laini Bennett

Taking a Leap of Faith

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When RangeMe CEO Nicky Jackson started her retail product discovery platform in her children’s toy room, she thought it would keep her mind occupied while on maternity leave. She didn’t expect it to turn into a global juggernaut. Here, she shares her leadership journey as a female founder, including her lessons learned. It was May

Leading By Influence, Not Authority | Laini Bennett

Leading By Influence, Not Authority

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Chairman and Board Director Pauline Vamos believes that good leaders use their influencing skills to drive positive change rather than wielding their authority. Her knowledge and experience as a leader are hard-won, having faced numerous challenges in her life and career. Here, Vamos shares her leadership journey and lessons learned, including why leaders shouldn’t make

Doing it Differently With Zoe Simmons | Laini Bennett

Doing it Differently With Zoe Simmons

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Zoe Simmons lives with disabilities that cause her constant, agonising pain and extreme fatigue. Her ability to establish a successful copyrighting and SEO business, in spite of the challenges she faces, is inspiring. Here, she shares the lessons she’s learned from doing it differently, including why female founders need to be brave.  What inspired you

You Don't Need To Be A Hero | Laini Bennett

You Don’t Have To Be A Hero

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Governance Institute of Australia CEO Megan Motto has benefited from female leaders championing her. Now she is helping the next generation of women reach their full potential. Here, Motto shares her leadership journey and lessons learned as an accomplished CEO and Board Director, so others may benefit from her experience. When Governance Institute of Australia

Doing it Differently With Cindy Barberes | Laini Bennett

Doing it Differently With Cindy Barberes

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Cindy Barberes used to be focused on the facts: black and white. After leaving the corporate world, she discovered many other beautiful colours through a commitment to self-care. This extended to launching a natural skincare business that gives back to the community. Here she shares how she learned to compete in a new industry. What

Managing Life's Masterclass | Laini Bennett

Managing Life’s Masterclass

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When Kate Engler’s marriage ended, she knew she needed to change how she did business so she could support her family and be present for her sons. The outcome was her highly successful Meet the Press Masterclass. Here she shares her leadership journey and lessons learned. Kate Engler was stoked. It was 2012, and she’d

Doing it Differently With Winter Clark | Laini Bennett

Doing it Differently With Winter Clark

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When Winter Clark’s side hustle began to grow organically, she took a chance and swapped teaching English for launching her business. Following her intuition has seen her thrive, including writing and publishing two books. Here, she shares the lessons she has learned from doing it differently. What inspired you to launch your own business?  Before

Doing it Differently With Lynn Power | Laini Bennett

Doing it Differently With Lynn Power

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Lynn Power used to love building brands, but her high-powered advertising role left little room for creativity. So, she put on her entrepreneurial hat and co-founded a hair care brand. What she didn’t expect to encounter was ageism. Here she shares the lessons she has learned from doing it differently. What inspired you to launch

Doing it Differently With Michelle Fragar | Laini Bennett

Doing it Differently With Michelle Fragar

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After 20 years of working in the male-dominated marketing industry, Michelle Fragar abruptly lost her job. It motivated her to launch a branding agency, and within a few years, she was recognised with Australia’s top marketing award. Here, she shares the lessons she has learned from doing it differently.  What inspired you to launch your

Thriving on Gut Instinct | Laini Bennett

Thriving on Gut Instinct

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Dana Kay’s son has ADHD. Frustrated with the effects of traditional medicine, she sought an alternative. The outcome changed her life – and that of hundreds of other families. Here, she shares her journey from a loving but desperate mother to thriving businesswoman, including her leadership lessons learned. When Dana Kay’s son Oliver was a