Over the last 18 months, there has been a huge amount of change and growth here at Curative as we’ve navigated our way through new life stages both professionally and personally. With all of these big lessons to help her on the way, our Director, Eddy Royal, is ridiculously excited to be stepping into her next personal ‘unknown’; motherhood.
I felt it was appropriate at this time and has been one of the multitude of '#LilLearnings for Big Thinkers' (link to our very first blogpost) over the past 5 years since starting Curative in early 2012.
This is a decision that has not come lightly; However the business has grown and changed shape, and with the hugely exciting news that Jade is pregnant, there are now new adventures in store for her that require her time, attention and energy.
On a day when there was more pronounced collective doubt and despair around us about world leadership (due to the US election results), it was really nice to hear about someone else’s perspective on a different kind of leadership
It’s been a year of firsts for me at Curative, and the DSI Symposium was no exception.
It’s pretty amazing how much information can get squished into your brain in such a short period of time. For the sake of brevity here are three key themes that grabbed me and actually they are said best by some of those who spoke at the symposium…
Once again, this year, we had the privilege to collaborate with Leadership NZ on their annual Dinner with a Difference event. As with every year, we co-organised the evening and helped hold the space through design, facilitation, energy and a whole lot of aroha.
It's been a very interesting past few weeks around the world and here in Aotearoa. Recent events compelling the #BlackLivesMatter community in the US to exclaim what's no longer acceptable, to clamour for an overhaul of a reality they've quietly accepted till now...
As we stand outside the gates of Waikeri Marae waiting to be called on, I realise that what we’re about to do is a bit crazy. We don’t know the 25 young people that we’re walking on to the marae with. We’ve never met them before. They don’t even really know what they’re here for.