I'm Sorry…

I have grossly offended a group of people who are dear to me, which was completely unintentional. I used the term ‘Stepford wives’  in my recent blog “Why women are paid less”– in my mind I saw this term as meaning ‘perfect woman’, think...

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Nice breeds nice- please don't bully me.

Nice breeds nice- please don't bully me.

I was just chatting to our Pleasure Relations Team…. Some organizations might refer to them as a contact centre or customer team. We named the team after what they do in supporting the brand experience. It is there job to ‘give people a good time.’ That is...

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Out of the mouths of babes?

Out of the mouths of babes?

We have intern’s work with us on a regular basis at RedBalloon. Justin, from Boston University was with us for 8 weeks. It was interesting to read his report at the completion of his time with us. There is no doubt that RedBalloon is a ‘modern’...

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Why Women Are Paid Less….

Why Women Are Paid Less….

I was asked the question yesterday ‘Why are women paid less?’  Not an easy question, and maybe one I have never really put much thought to.  I have often pondered why more women don’t run large businesses. The number of women who are the founders of...

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It's the stories that make me love what we do

It's the stories that make me love what we do

Wasn’t it Malcolm Fraser when he was Prime Minister who said: “Life wasn’t meant to be easy.” (Okay so now I’m showing my age now.) Life doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom either. This is one of the stories from our online feedback program....

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