Impact of Crisis on Brand Equity – Dreamworld Tragedy 2016

DreamworldDreamworld made world news during the past few days for all the wrong reasons. The tragic incident at Dreamworld Gold Coast is still unfolding as police carry out their investigations. We know one thing for sure – it is not opening as soon as Dreamworld and some fans would have hoped. Continue reading Impact of Crisis on Brand Equity – Dreamworld Tragedy 2016

Everyone loves a good story

When you are on top of the game!
When you are on top of the game!
Preparing to start the presentation
Preparing to start the presentation

Worked with a superb group of seven strong women to deliver “David & Goliath – the Face off”. Directors from Brisbane Marriott commended our work on the content analysis, further research into the Australian market, and recommendations especially for technology. What’s not to love?! Continue reading Everyone loves a good story

The Story of a Poster & Making Jewellery out of a Paperclip

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Anyone who has studied from Karen Hoffman would know that she is an amazing instructor. In an exercise during a tutorial, she wanted us to come up with as many ideas as possible of how a paper clip could be used. We had to craft a sales pitch based on a core idea. Continue reading The Story of a Poster & Making Jewellery out of a Paperclip

Management of Gold Coast as a Tourism Destination

The Iconic Gold Coast
The Iconic Gold Coast

It’s time for a semester break at the University of Queensland, the best time of the semester really. At least that is what my Facebook feed suggests with pictures of familiar faces having the time of their life at exotic destinations. Continue reading Management of Gold Coast as a Tourism Destination

Escpto is Alive!

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Escpto Logo

Readers/ followers of my blog can now share their personal experiences and help others make better decisions vis-a-vis new places to visit, hotels and restaurants. Escpto (read as Escape to), an initiative that I have been working on for the past few months, is alive and in its beta phase. I am stoked. Here are a few useful links: Website (http://www.escpto.com), About Escpto (http://www.escpto.com/about-escpto/), Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/escpto/) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/Escpto). Members can share their experiences while featured escapists get profiled and can have their followers. Subscribe to it, become a featured escapist, like it, love it, spread the word and please give your feedback!

From Heathrow to Brisbane: There are no coincidences in life

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Everything happens for a reason, whether you figure it out or not. There are no accidents. James Redfield, author of ‘The Celestine Prophecy’, helped many connect to their deeper, more sacred spiritual selves. Life takes a new meaning when you seriously consider that people who cross your path have a message for you. When you seek meaning and purpose, it comes to you like most good things in life. I narrated my entrepreneurial story recently when Dr Shane Pegg, during a lecture at the University of Queensland, asked me to share my experience with the class. Continue reading From Heathrow to Brisbane: There are no coincidences in life

Important points to consider before making a decision about University Education

The choice of a university program for pursuing higher education is an overwhelming decision and a very serious one. It is challenging to make such an important decision with real consequences at a young age, especially in cultures where teenagers are not allowed to choose much for themselves. Continue reading Important points to consider before making a decision about University Education

Falling in love with food in Australia

Fresh Australian produce & Gary Mehigan on a Magazine cover - Some things in life are just right!
Fresh Australian produce & Gary Mehigan on a Magazine cover – Some things in life are just right!

Buying fresh produce early in the morning could be the best way to start the day when you have some time on your hands. Continue reading Falling in love with food in Australia