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”

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”

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”

Competition vs Collaboration

Is competition really good for business or is it simply a ‘traditional’ way of operating that requires some much needed attention and re-direction? According to Wikipedia, “Competition occurs naturally between living organisms which co- exist in the same environment. Competition, in biology, ecology, and sociology is a contest between organisms, animals, individuals and groups forContinue reading “Competition vs Collaboration”

Lisa’s top tips on presenting

Here are my top tips for nailing a presentation. Preparation is key. You need to spend some time really thinking and working out what it is you are going to speak about. As soon as you know you have to give a presentation start making some notes, jotting down ideas, thoughts, they don’t have toContinue reading “Lisa’s top tips on presenting”