Thursday , 19 October 2017


Podcast #3 – I Love Being A Rural Woman with Julia Telford

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Hello and welcome to episode 3 of I Love Being a Rural Woman; inspiring and uplifting conversations with down to earth and totally fantastic rural women! My name’s Rebel Black and today I’m joined by Julia Telford; the CEO of Engage and Create Consulting based in Goondiwindi Julia’s is a proud rural women whose passion is empowering businesses, community groups ... Read More »

Is there are downside to Tenders By Chris Dennis

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You have spent a lot of time and money responding to a tender. You have put in all your best words, your best price and you think…. This Tender is a winner! Only to find out that the tender you put so much time into – Lost Some people would go into a fetal position rocking backwards and forwards. Others ... Read More »

Entrepreneurial Accountability


The truth is that I have written the outline of several books, 3/4 developed dozens of ‘ecourses’ and created so much valuable content in the past 15 years that it’s ridiculous. I mean I have seriously got tens of thousands of words/pages and ideas that are gathering virtual dust in my ‘dropbox’ that’s heaving! There have been so many things I ... Read More »

I’m Grateful There Are Smarter People Than Me #datadrought

I try not to watch the news too much, it sets me in a bad mindset for the day, but I just happened to catch a glimpse the other morning, of the new NBN Sky Muster going live into the sky and I immediately thought: “I am so grateful there are people out there smarter than me making this stuff happen so I ... Read More »

Podcast – Acceptance In Life And Wine With Nicky Parish

In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks with Nicky Parish about Acceptance In Life And Wine. They explore questions including: – what do you think acceptance is? – in wine making how do you apply – or ‘lean into’ acceptance – what do you find most difficult to accept; but perhaps most need to? (in ... Read More »

Podcast – The Simplicity Of Social Media with Heidi Wright

In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks with Heidi Wright about The Simplicity Of Social Media.  They explore questions including: * what does simplicity mean to you? * with is social media and why is it important for businesses? * social media seems complicated – there are so many options and as a small ... Read More »

The Simplicity Of Buying Nothing New!

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  The global movement for collective, conscious consumption started in Melbourne, and spread across the world, with pledgers from Newtown to New York, South Africa to South America. Good for us, our wallets our people and our planet, Buy Nothing New Month it’s easy, creative, fun and free. Sydney Morning Herald Business section ran a poll asking “is Buy Nothing ... Read More »

Festival of THE Rural Woman

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Festival of THE Rural Woman is a completely FREE Annual Global Online Event celebrating, inspiring and empowering  (THE) Thriving, Healing, Evolving rural women of the world! Run just like a face-to-face festival and completely online, we are inviting a stunningly diverse line up of rural women speakers, artists, entrepreneurs, healers, activists, farmers, community advocates, social change makers, creatives, practitioners, innovators ... Read More »

Powertrips & Openness with Hannah Wandel

Powertrips & Openness

In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks with ED and Founder of Country to Canberra, Hannah Wandel about Powertrips (that young rural women can win) and Openness and how it is a virtue that has held her in good stead for making a difference! They explore questions including: * what does the virtue of ... Read More »

A Mind Full Of Skillsets That Needs A Mindful Mindset


After a conversation with my mentor a few weeks ago, I was reminded of how our society is so focused on ensuring we have a skillset. What can I say, I am a trained educator, providing people with skills which will hopefully assist them to gain a better job, a new job or a promotion. I’ve been compartmentalised as part ... Read More »

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