Tag: purpose

The perils & rewards of our 180° turn

When I founded The Conscience Organisation, I never imagined it would take nearly two decades to get it to where it is now. The journey has been exciting, glorious sometimes perilous but always, deeply rewarding. It feels as though I have traversed mountains, valleys, rapids and tornadoes. There have been waves (big ones), the occasional… Read more »

Kweku Mandela & Mick Sheldrick speak about raising $7.2bn

Recently we hosted an intimate and exclusive event at our Redfern offices in partnership with Global Citizen, fresh from the immensely successful Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Johannesburg, honouring Nelson Mandela’s legacy and marking his 100th year. The event was one of the most successful platforms for the objective to eradicate extreme poverty and… Read more »

Insights from tech leaders having a positive social impact

Amongst the hustling and bustling, clinking wine glasses, Spotify kitchen swagger playlist and kids running around, a couple of things stuck out from our community event last week. Being an entrepreneur is challenging but rewarding While taking us through his professional journey from serving in the Australian Army for over 19 years to co-founding Sonder,… Read more »

Be Proud of Your Purpose

Why Australians shouldn’t be such a humble bunch People with purpose usually lead meaningful lives. Organisations with purpose usually succeed. Countries with purpose usually have better living standards and are more resilient. While Australian businesses have much to be proud of, including global leaders and entrepreneurial initiatives, not enough organisations tell the world about their… Read more »

5 Reasons To Volunteer Even If You Work Full-Time!

For full-time professionals, the idea of volunteering can feel like a pipe dream, something that only retirees or high school kids looking to beef up their CV have time to engage in. But volunteer work doesn’t have to become a second job, and if you believe in what you’re doing, volunteer ‘work’ won’t feel like… Read more »