Entries by Taku Mbudzi

5 Reasons why Creative People should try Crowdfunding

I finally decided to crowdfund my “Multicultural Me” idea via Pozible, and it is the best thing I could have done for my self-published, illustrated children’s book. I have since been asked about crowdfunding in general and this post details why I think more creative people (and entrepreneurs) should try it. (Background about my project: […]

What I am Learning about Forgiveness

“Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. The other morning I had a major reality check when I heard Julia Gillard, the former Prime Minister of Australia, speak at a women’s business networking event. Four years ago I was so upset when she took over from Kevin […]

10 Things I Loved about TEDxPerth

“Shut up and listen…” ― Dr Ernesto Sorilli, Sustainable Development Expert 1. I had to “Shut Up and Listen” A week or so before TEDxPerth, I was pining that I had no clue how to get on a TEDx stage. I’ve had this on my dream board for a couple of years and as the event loomed, […]

I got it from My Mama

“I realised that when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”  — Mitch Albom — When you look at this photo, know that you are looking at a dream of mine that came true. All I’ve dreamt about for so many years is to pose in a […]

My March Madness

March Madness! I cannot believe I survived it – it’s always the busiest month of my year. But I certainly would not have it any other way. Here is a quick summary of what kept me on my toes in March. Time Out: International Women’s Day Over thirty lovely ladies joined me to celebrate International […]

What I have Learnt about…BULLYING

 “One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalised and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” ― Michael J. Fox Yesterday I was inspired to write a post on bullying. It seemed to come out of nowhere. Granted in the morning I was on the phone with a dear friend, reminiscing about some […]

Taku’s Time Out Event: International Women’s Day

I was born on 8 March which is International Women’s Day. I love this day, I love what it represents. IWD is run by the United Nations and every year they have a global theme. 2014’s theme…I have just seen it today…and oh it has definitely stirred my heart…INSPIRING CHANGE. My joy already comes from inspiring others through […]

What I Learnt in 2013 about…FRIENDSHIP

“Only share your story with the people who have earned the right to hear it.” Dr Brené Brown It’s been on my heart for a long time to just write about friendship. I don’t think people realise the impact great, good, mediocre, mean [insert your own adjective] friends can actually have on our lives. A […]