Fil your cup Festival 2020

N O W is very excited to be teaming up with our friends Erin Scammel from Fil and Khadija Gbla from Desert Flower. Lisa McAskill, Cherie Rowett, and Elizabeth Ellames from the NOW Social Empowerment Collective, along with Khadija Gbla and Kari Vallury will be presenting at this wonderful event. Tickets are now on sale! Click theContinue reading “Fil your cup Festival 2020”

Leadership Vision and Reality

Leadership empowers supporters. Warren Bennis – on Leadership Leaders are made, not born. – The journey to becoming a leader comes as a result of going through a process of self-discovery: “Before people can learn to lead, they must learn something about this strange new world.” Leadership is like beauty. – Pinning down a pearl of wisdom onContinue reading “Leadership Vision and Reality”

Social Enterprise… is a movement

“Don’t be seduced by the problem, be inspired by the solution.” – Elizabeth Ellames If you look up the term “Social Enterprise” or “Social Entrepreneur” you’ll find many definitions.  Here at NOW, we believe that a social entrepreneur is primarily a professional change-maker; someone who has made a career or a business out of changingContinue reading “Social Enterprise… is a movement”

Connection creates Collaboration

On Friday, 8 March 2019 the Stretton Centre and NOW Leadership Inc… invited the local community to celebrate International Women’s Day over lunch while highlighting and celebrating the contribution of local, successful businesswomen in the northern suburbs of Adelaide. Thank you to everyone who attended the lunch – and so glad local City of PlayfordContinue reading “Connection creates Collaboration”

Self-care = A great choice at this time of Year

Hands up if the year’s end is feeling festive yet? Perhaps the reality feels more like fatigue? When fatigued we can start to ‘go through the motions’, aiming to get our work and life tasks done and “off the list”.  But when we let Joy slip out of the equation our tasks can feel evenContinue reading “Self-care = A great choice at this time of Year”

Our words lead the way!

The essence of life and leadership lies in the way of the heart and in the conquering of negative influences that create duality. The great work in the world is achieved by restoring its social and spiritual fabric. This is the same law, the same order, and the same regularity that governs all beings andContinue reading “Our words lead the way!”

Poised to Present

In a recent article in Rise Magazine I was asked, ‘When faced with the prospect of presenting to a group of people, what are one or two things we can do to alleviate that fear?” In my experience nerves or fear come from a lack of preparation (fear of forgetting what you are going toContinue reading “Poised to Present”

Esteem Toward Women

This video was the result of being asked to capture the thoughts of Girl Guides in 2015 for International Day of the Girl. ‘Girl Guides have a unique distinction in that they founded themselves’ – Robert Baden-Powell. Girl Guides was really one of the first “feminist” movements. It began just over a hundred years inContinue reading “Esteem Toward Women”

Connectivity Creates Community

Connectivity is much more than we think and I can confidently say that it is through our human connectivity that we are able to create social change. People often think consciousness is different to nature, but of course it is consciousness that is driving all of creation. I call this level of connective reality CommunicationContinue reading “Connectivity Creates Community”

Balancing repetition and variety for Well-being

We seem to intrinsically know that a balance between repetition and variety in our life is good for us. There are individual differences in how much repetition and routine is tolerable and for how long, but generally speaking we don’t enjoy the feeling of becoming “stuck in a rut”. And there is a good biologicalContinue reading “Balancing repetition and variety for Well-being”