Sydney Business Month

The NSW Government has axed the successful September Small Business Month that annually attracted over 20,000 business owners to workshops where they learn how to grow their business and connect with each other. Sydney Business month has been set up, including 40 workshops with leading speakers in September to maintain this important initiative. They’re all…

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Social Media Women #MRX Event

Last Tuesday night I had the pleasure of presenting with Kate Tribe at Sydney’s Social Media Women event.  Social Media Women is a networking group based in Sydney.  They hold fantastic monthly events, with speakers from various industries sharing knowledge on how to work within social media / bring social media into your lives or…

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The thing about networking

Networking.  Ya gotta do it.  It’s one of those things that people always talk about on careers days, or something your boss says is really important.  They’ve even created new, excellent means of doing it without even talking to people face-to-face (social networking anyone?).  But the one thing I’ve found growing up as a researcher…

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More on twitter!

It was great to receive such positive feedback on my Twitter post last week.  People from all over the world have retweeted, or messaged me – which is so fantastic and exactly why I love twitter in the first place.  However, I also shared the post with a few of my non tweeting friends –…

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Why I love twitter (or Twitter for #MRX 101)

I first joined twitter on 12th February 2009.   I set up an account with a username I’d picked based on a personal joke we had going in the office (it’s a long story, and one I suspect is not actually that funny in the retelling, so I will spare you here).  I probably picked the…

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