Brian Daily, The Proverbials, conscious business, conscious consumerism, Mezzanine Find Your Possible Podcast Ep09

Find Your Possible – S1E9 feat. The Proverbials – Forming a Career that Aligns to Your Purpose

In this episode, we talk to Brian Daly from the Proverbials. Brian is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to advertising with over 20 years industry experience, 10 of which he spent as a creative director. In this podcast, we talk about the shift in consumerism and advertising over the past 20 years and the positive impact this is having on big businesses.

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Salvation Army brings stories of real Australians to life

Thank you for the mention Mumbrella! We loved being a part of creating The Salvation Army Australia's Christmas campaign. It is a privilege to help share their story intertwining with the lives of many. This time of year reminds us that it is most important to give beyond ourselves and lend a hand in our community.

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Want to do incredible work? Connect individual purpose to organisational purpose – Part Three with Make Do Co

Maybe you know that people are increasingly supporting meaningful businesses in how they shop and where they choose to work. Or maybe you heard that in 2015, meaningful brands around the world enjoyed increased sales, better brand awareness and higher annual returns than other companies. Or maybe you are sensing that the people who work for you are increasingly motivated by the aim to make the world more compassionate, innovative, and sustainable. There’s no doubt about it. Purpose is important. But how does a company go about defining its purpose?

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Donna Burrell, Hunter Design School, Purpose Driven Education, Mezzanine Find Your Possible Podcast Ep07

Find Your Possible – S1E7 feat. Hunter Design School – Changing Education and Finding Potential

In this episode we chat to Donna Burrell from Hunter Design School. Donna is passionate about changing education and helping students find their potential. By validating the creative seed within them; encouraging them to be self-aware and courageous in finding their own path in life, they realize that it is okay to think differently and not just to do what is expected of them.

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Discovering Your Purpose Without the Angst – Part One with Make Do Co

What has longing got to do with work? Everything! Your instincts are the window into finding work you love and – if you so desire – creating a business with meaning. It’s not about finding work nirvana – a place where you’re ecstatic all the time – because the reality is that at times you will feel frustrated, at times you will get irritated with others, at times you will have to succumb to drudgery (especially if you do your own BAS statements!); but on the whole, you will feel content with the space you occupy, excited by future possibilities, and more often than not, you pack up at the end of the day feeling like you have achieved good work. Simply put? It just feels right.

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How do I cut through the noise of social media and find my voice? by Amanda Viviers

No matter how much I concentrate and switch off, there is one noise that cuts through... And I am so glad it does. The sound is that of my little boy Maximus... I am so finely in tune with his voice, that I cannot ignore it. No matter how far he is from me, I cannot un-hear him. It surprises me so often, how many businesses do not have a sharp clarity in their online voice and struggle to express the simplicity of their point of difference in our social media saturated culture. Social media is fast and cheap, so it is easy to saturate your feed with anything and everything in the pursuit of quick instant gratification. Most times when I sit with a client, they begin to explain what they are needing and eventually we get to this question. How do I cut through the noise of social media and find my voice?

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Donna de Zwart, Fitted For Work, Women in the Workplace, Working Women, Gender Equality, Mezzanine Find Your Possible Podcast Ep05

Find Your Possible – S1E5 feat. Fitted For Work – Championing women in the workplace

Donna believes in a collaborative leadership approach, and encourages a sense of fun and creativity. She understands from a personal perspective how important it is not only for a woman to experience the dignity that work brings, but also how employment impacts family, the wider community and the growth of the Australian economy and society as a whole. Today we talk about the importance of creating shared value in business, self-awareness and managing through change.

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Conscious Capitalism Australia - Hunter Launch

Conscious Capitalism Australia Launches in the Hunter

Conscious Capitalism Australia (CCA) is the latest establishment to recognise the Hunter region as an incubator for good business, and we’re proud to have been a part of their launch here in Newcastle. We’re all about integrity in business and elevating humanity through our work, so finding the CCA community was like the yin to our yang.

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Are you empathetic? Check your energy

One thing I’ve noticed over years in business is that empathy is seriously lacking from most workplaces. Other people’s behaviour is a reflection of their context, it has nothing to do with you. Go stand in their shoes and you will see. You don’t have to agree in order to empathise. Maybe if we could stop and see what our colleagues see we’d be a little less inclined to judge and start building better cultures.

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