Marketing, management and media

By |2024-04-12T12:46:37+10:00April 11th, 2024|Categories: Lunches|

Rachel Waterhouse, the 381st person I've met on my quest to have lunch with 500 strangers, is a go-to expert for journalists who want quotes about stock market-related matters. Rachel, who is CEO of the Australian Shareholders'​ Association, is regularly asked to comment on regulatory policy, corporate governance and the actions of individual companies. That puts [...]

New people, new experiences, new ideas

By |2024-04-08T08:13:39+10:00April 5th, 2024|Categories: Lunches|

Richard Telleria, the 379th person I've met on my quest to have lunch with 500 strangers, asked me for three big lessons I'd learnt from my previous 378 lunches. One of them, I told Rich, was that most people are reluctant to lead, because they're worried about other people's judgements; it feels safer to be positioned [...]

Protecting women and children

By |2024-03-30T11:36:45+11:00March 29th, 2024|Categories: Lunches|

Gabrielle Morrissey, the 378th person I've met on my quest to have lunch with 500 strangers, is invigorated by her work, which gives her the chance to help vulnerable people and put her lived experience to use. Gabrielle is the CEO of Women & Children First, which offers specialised support for women and children experiencing domestic [...]

Cold and spicy

By |2024-03-07T10:40:22+11:00March 6th, 2024|Categories: Lunches|

Jordan Knight, the 376th person I've met on my quest to have lunch with 500 strangers, has a cool business with a cool name. Spicy Pineapple Marketing specialises in using LinkedIn outreach to help businesses attract clients and referrers. Jordan's clients lack either the time or the nerve to contact strangers on LinkedIn. So Spicy Pineapple [...]

Opening up

By |2024-03-02T11:02:08+11:00March 1st, 2024|Categories: Lunches|

Humans live double lives: the life we're actually living and the life we want others to think we're living. The greater the gap between those two lives, the harder it is for us to reconcile. Kathryn Key, the 374th person I've met on my quest to have lunch with 500 strangers, decided a few years ago [...]

Price and value

By |2024-02-27T10:20:26+11:00February 23rd, 2024|Categories: Lunches|

“How much is my work worth?” This is a question we all ask ourselves, whether we’re an employee wondering what salary to demand or an entrepreneur wondering what price to charge.  For Anna Lamb, the 373rd person I've met on my quest to have lunch with 500 strangers, this question is even more important, because it’s [...]

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