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The rise of organic food has been steady over the past 20 years and is very much part of many consumer's food buying decision process. Paddock to plate is an in-demand thing too. One of Australia's best-known organic meat success stories is Cleaver's Organic meats. Starting from a humble suburban butcher's store in Sydney, Cleaver's products are now stocked in supermarkets across Australia. This was achieved by never losing sight of their key aim: providing Australian families with delicious, healthy, and ethical organic meat products.
Paul da Silva has been the Marketing & Innovations Director at Arcadian Organic & Natural Meat Company for over 3 years but has been with the company as a whole for over six years. Paul works across Arcadian's brand portfolio (Cleaver's Organic, Borrowdale, and Warilba Organic), repositioning Cleaver's as the flagship brand and the most successful organic meat brand in Australia.
Paul is responsible for the development and execution of the marketing strategy as well as the businesses' objectives over the domestic market and export markets from the USA to Singapore. Paul is also responsible for all aspects of Arcadian's industry-leading carbon management programs.
In this podcast, Paul discusses with me:
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LinkedIn: (5) Paul da Silva | LinkedIn
Freelance writing is a pipe dream for many burnt-out staff reporters, hobby writers, and anyone who wants to achieve work-life balance on their own terms. Alexandra Cain or Ali as most of her clients and peers call her has spent 20 years building and sustaining a successful freelance business writing career.
Ali wanted to be a business journalist ever since her dad used to bring home the Australian Financial Review when she was little. She couldn't understand a word of it but would still try to decipher what was written. So it's her privilege now to write for the AFR, as well as a huge number of other publications in Australia and overseas including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and Forge. She also edits ASX's magazine, Listed@ASX.
An always in-demand freelancer, Ali also writes for many of Australia's and the world's biggest (and some of its smallest) businesses, regularly producing newsletter articles, blog posts, white papers, speeches, and, more recently, podcasts for her clients.
Plus she has worked with me for a decade now leading hard-hitting media interview role-plays for my clients in communications training workshops. For Ali, it's all about getting to the crux of why business and money matter and helping people to understand this world.
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LinkedIn: (7) Alexandra Cain | LinkedIn
In current times, with all the challenges of a global pandemic and what that means for us as we navigate work, family, isolation, sickness and sanity (and in lockdown for some of us), the notion of kindness must be an anecdote for some of that which we struggle with.
I am speaking today to Hugh Mackay, a highly regarded social psychologist and researcher, and the bestselling author of 22 books, including eight novels. His latest book, The Kindness Revolution, was published in 2021.
He has had a 60-year career in social research and was also a weekly newspaper columnist for over 25 years. He is currently an honorary professor in the Research School of Psychology at ANU, and a patron of the Asylum Seekers Centre. Among other honorary appointments, he has been deputy chairman of the Australia Council for the Arts, the inaugural chairman of the ACT government's Community Inclusion Board and an honorary professor at Macquarie, Wollongong and Charles Sturt universities.
Hugh is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and the Royal Society of NSW. In recognition of his pioneering work in social research, he has been awarded honorary doctorates by Charles Sturt, Macquarie, NSW, Western Sydney and Wollongong universities. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2015.
We talk today about kindness!
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