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WID Q&A with Collective Hub founder Lisa Messenger

You just announced the relaunch of Collective Hub – congrats! What can we expect? One thing I know for sure – taking the time to “break the brand” to “remake” it was the best thing (apart from starting it) that I have ever done! What I also know for sure is that our purpose remains

The 3 Biggest Content Mistakes Brands Make Online

How long do you think it takes for a potential follower or customer to decide whether your brand resonates with them? 17 seconds of scrolling your Instagram profile? One minute on your website? The stark reality is a lot more sobering. According to researchers at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, it can take

The Art of Storytelling

By Phyllida Yeo With more and more content filling up our walls, inboxes and increasingly busy lives, storytellers have to pick up their game. Now, captivating, authentic and emotionally charged stories are king — anything less simply won’t cut it. For seasoned pro, Cas McCullough, great storytelling is a passion. Starting as a graphic designer

How to build a successful career in the digital landscape

In a world where technology is as much a part of your daily ritual as your toothbrush, digital really is a girl’s best friend. From the moment we wake up our days are dominated by interactions with apps, programs and devices, modern accessibilities that most of us couldn't imagine living without. Not only has the

Global Design Platform Canva Reaches New Billion-Dollar Heights

By Phyllida Yeo To be big, you need to think big. Canva, the hugely successful online design platform empowering everyone to unleash their creativity and design anything, is doing just that. In four short years, it’s grown from a small Sydney start up to a $1 billion valuated business — and according to Liz, Head of

Women & Investing: 4 Things I Would Tell My 24-Year-Old Self

By Jade Ong How do we get more women investing? The economic reality women tend to face is full of gaps – super, wages, investing – and part of closing them involves gaining the knowledge and tools necessary for tackling the inequality. It’s why we’re developing a series aimed at inspiring women to invest in

Brisbane’s Own AI Expert: Natalie Rens

By Jeannine Meyer If you are currently active in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) or have a hankering to explore and understand the depths of machine learning, then you have most probably heard of recent PhD graduate and co-founder of Brisbane’s own AI meetup, Natalie Rens. What is even more intriguing is how this

Holly’s Incredible Voyage into the Digital World

By Jeannine Meyer As Holly Tattersall straps on her hiking boots ready to traverse the palm-fringed beaches of Mexico all the way down to the archaeological wonders of Peru, little does she know that this adventure will be the springboard into her entrepreneurial life. Devoted to the industry, Holly is a renowned leader in the

The Magic of Bringing Communities of People Together

By Joan Labador Most people would believe that the most rewarding aspect of being a part of an innovative tech start-up is the ability to be cutting edge or the reputation for ingenuity and creativity. While both make working for a company like Houseandland.com.au a challenging and rewarding adventure, they aren’t the only benefits. Personally,

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Taking Tech Across the Divide

Technology is a universal language, however no matter where you go, technological developments are always different in structure and process. They live in a complex and unique environment and I count myself very lucky to have found such a binding interest in this environment at such a young age. My name is Joan Labador, I