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Bernadette - Shift and Disrupt Launch NYC 2023

Why the ‘DOING and DREAMING’ Combo is Crucial for Business!

Why the ‘DOING and DREAMING’ Combo is Crucial for Business! People ask me ‘Bernadette, what are the differences you see between Australia and America?’ …and in nearly 18 months of living here… Yes! There are a few. 👨👧 – my kids aren’t here with me. ☕☕ – the coffee is nowhere near as good as Australia. 🪟🪟- […]

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Anzac Day 2023

The Meaning behind Courage Endurance and Mateship

The Meaning behind Courage, Endurance and Mateship As I donned my Akubra and draped my Aussie flag around my neck crafting a makeshift scarf, we headed off to the ANZAC Day Service at the oval of the Stanley Marketplace hosted by the AUSDenver community. Seeing these three flags flying together was a really pivotal and

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How We Burned The Boats and Lived To Tell The Story - Bernadette McClelland

How We Burned The Boats and Lived To Tell The Story

How We Burned The Boats and Lived To Tell The Story TODAY is the day ONE YEAR AGO EXACTLY we flew out of Australia with 6 suitcases, 2 carry-ons and 2 backpacks and our head, heart and gut saying ‘do it’! To live in the United States of America as residents, not just tourists on

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7 Traits We Can Adopt From Our Irish Friends - Bernadette McClelland

7 Traits We Can Adopt From Our Irish Friends

7 Traits We Can Adopt From Our Irish Friends IRISH BY NAME: IRISH BY NATURE There is something very romantic about the Irish. Beside the Atlantic Ocean, between Ballyvaughan and Doolin, north of the Cliffs of Moher and south of Galway Bay, is a little village called Fanore Beg. And the ‘house on the hill’

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Less Travelled Road - Bernadette McClelland

Will You Take The Road Less Travelled or the Path of Least Resistance?

Will You Take The Road Less Travelled Or The Path Of Least Resistance? It’s scary taking the road less travelled as most people take the path of least resistance instead. It’s easier! On moving to the USA from Australia, I knew there would be a huge component of personal and professional growth. It would mean

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Bernadette McClelland - Keynote Speaker

Stride Into 2023 With Conviction

I’ve been reading so many wonderful New Year’s Eve posts and messages about lessons learned from 2022 and lofty and inspirational aspirations for 2023. I’ve also read those complaints that LinkedIn is a business networking site and not Facebook. Different strokes for different folks, right? Well, those of you who know me, know I always

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Bernadette McClelland - Australia Day

What Happens When We Take Connections Off-Line In a Hybrid World

What Happens When We Take Connections Off-Line In a Hybrid World I walked past her, having dodged the yellow and green tee shirts, the Akubra hats and the boomerang tattoo-ed faces of the kids. Straining over the very loud rendition of Crowded House’s ‘When You Come’, I asked, ‘How is your meat pie?’ The look on

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The Fortune Cookie and The Mormon

OK. I know it sounds like you’re about to read some kind of joke, but alas, no joke! A message, instead. Last week, here in Denver, the temperature got to minus 7 degrees and for a newbie from Melbourne, Australia, it was a tad cold – and we haven’t even hit winter yet!  There was

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Why We Don’t Say ‘NO’​ Enough and Why Maybe We Should

‘I’m so sorry girls but I’m out!’ No sooner than those words came out of my mouth I felt feelings of conflict. On one hand I was concerned about spoiling an experience for others and on the other hand I was concerned about my own health. This Saturday just gone I went hiking with my

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When Professional Vulnerability Can Be A Watershed Moment

It’s time to let the cat out of the bag or as my husband would say, release the genie out of the bottle… I am like so many of you out there – I want to make an impact and I’m ready for another professional growth spurt. It’s kind of like… ‘Go Big or Go

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