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Claudia Barriga-Larriviere
My favourite Halloween movie is Beetlejuice. The first time I saw it I was seven, and it was scary and chaotic and made me uneasy, if not queasy – but I could not wait to watch it again. It’s now an annual Halloween tradition in our house, and as October 31st approaches I can’t help...
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This is a guest blog by Genevieve Griffin-George who is currently in the Xcelerate program. Genevieve is the Founder and CEO of PicMi, a two-sided marketplace connecting growers to workers for seasonal horticulture work. Genevieve talks about the transition from corporate to startup and the journey to becoming a CEO. So what is a startup...
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Mindfulness for Startup Founders BlueChilli
So what is mindfulness? Remember that scene in The Matrix where Neo first manages to dodge the bullets coming at him? Remember how surprised he was when he realised he could actually slow everything down enough to see them coming? Mindfulness is a lot like that. “Mindfulness trains moment-to-moment self-awareness and the ability to optimise...
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A little while ago Aniel Bhaga from Nova invited me to speak on some of the issues around building a rich culture in a startup team, and about translating startup culture into corporate organisations. Q: Leading in this digital age you can face a wide variety of obstacles… Everyone has different adoption levels of technology, new fresh...
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Author’s note: WordPress only provides for one author on a blog post, and it uses the last author to edit the story when it determines who to credit. But truthfully, a chunk of the credit for this blog post and all of the credit for the cool interactive infographic at the end of the article  goes to my coworker and...
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A little while ago, one of the senior leaders proclaimed about BlueChilli: “We are not a family.” and quickly followed, “Families are dysfunctional.  We are an elite sports team. Sports teams know how to win.”  This  analogy of a winning sports team landed quite well with me as it works quite well to drive a high...
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The job of a CEO is pretty simple in theory. Your job is to find and motivate your team, to find and motivate your customers and to find and motivate your investors – the order of which you do these defines you as a CEO. BlueChilli is Australia’s leading innovation centre yet despite our best...
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