The Stories

PL-Ep6 – Boom to Bust and Back again brings hope ..

You know the saying; "come to me with a solution, not a problem". You've probably heard it a million times and even had it thrown back at you from time to time. Well, Darryl Branthwaite has turned that notion into an artform. And, what's more, he is known for reeling in his whole community along [...]

PL – EP5: Christine Weston – Tell your story, build your brand, then take it to the world.

Christine Weston has a knack for seeing the opportunity in adversity. Whatever the challenge – and whatever the scale – this once high school teacher turned international marketer and innovator has carved for herself a reputation for making things happen in regional and rural communities. Christine, who was the guest on Project Leap's Episode Five [...]

PL – Ep 3: Richa Joshi – Build your community. Break down barriers. Then, the rest will follow

It all started when she saw a business she really believed in. Pride in dual nationalities is something close to Richa Joshi's heart. And that was obvious when she spoke to Meredith and Tara for Project Leap's third episode. As a proud Australian woman and a proud Indian woman Richa saw in Dual Nation a [...]

PL – SPECIAL EDITION – Terry Hawkins: Tough times happen. That’s the reality. The question is how do you get back up?

"The only time we really, really innovate is when we have come up against some sort of block; it's when we come up against adversity." Terry Hawkins, who spoke with Project Leap presenters Meredith Papas and Tara Jacobsen-Neven during a Special Edition of their podcast this week, has had to reinvent herself time and again. [...]

PL Ep 2 – Matt Golinski: Build a collective consciousness. Share ideas. See what happens.

In cooking, as in business, success is all about matching the right ingredients to achieve a perfect fusion. Matt Golinski, who speaks to Meredith and Tara in Episode #2 of the Project Leap podcast, is renowned for making something quite sensational from virtually nothing. He has built rich and flavoursome food ecosystems in places well [...]