Entries by Diana Barnett

Connections: What is a MasterMind?

Is A MasterMind, Peer-to-Peer Advisory Board, Sounding Board, Forum Or An Accountability Circle For Me? These groups set out to achieve better business outcomes through; camaraderie, honesty, challenges, synergies, accountability, professional companionship, results, leveraging and trust. They work on the premise that – No two minds ever come together without thereby creating a third invisible intangible force, […]

Happily Made Monkeys Employ Cambodian Women To Empower

Veronica Sherman employs women in Cambodia to create social change   What I design gorgeous products that are ethically produced in Cambodia. I then sell them over here in Australia. I am hoping to expand to Bangladesh & India.   Why I lived in a Cambodian village for over two years and had front row […]

giving food businesses and conscious consumers a voice

Travel and find ethical and sustainable food Why do you give a damn? I have always loved to travel, see amazing places, particularly natural environments with incredible landscapes, plants and animals. I believe it is our responsibility to look after our world and at the very least, not make it worse than it was before […]

YHER | Women Are The Best Levers For Change | YGAP

YHER  a Female-focused program run by YGAP  Why Do You Give A Damn? We believe that investing in local impact entrepreneurs will help the anticipated economic growth on the African continent in the next few decades be equitable. One of the best ways to achieve this equitable growth will be to invest in female African entrepreneurs. We know […]

Creating sustainability from the inside out

sustainability “Loving ourselves through the process of owning our stories is the bravest thing we will ever do.” Brene Brown Why I give a damn: I give a damn because I have people contacting me every day about the toxic environment they have inside themselves. Old emotions, patterns of behaviour, resentments, guilts, hurts, regrets, etc. […]

Circular Food is part of this change

Inspiring Peeps    The environment is a major passion for the whole founding team. Why I give a damn:  I read a relevant ancient Chinese Proverb just this morning – “if we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.” For the population of earth, where we are […]

Say No To Plastics : Eco Toys Healthy Lives

Inspiring Profiles Introducing Jane Macleod and family Why I give a damn:  I don’t want to my children to go through the suffering of an auto-immune disease like I have. I want to teach them by being a good example of how we can live a healthy and happy life by respecting and living close […]

Reduce eWaste ReUse Technology

Inspiring Peeps   Introducing Mardi Brown and Cat Harding   Why we give a damn We are all entitled to basic needs, yet some of us spend our days fighting for food, shelter, safety, water, medication, sanitation, education, care, connection – and sometimes even fighting for our lives. Having travelled extensively in developing countries and […]