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Defining happiness with Lisa Wilkinson


This week, we have been revisiting Deborah’s 2014 interview with Lisa Wilkinson, co-host of the Nine Network’s TODAY Show, for a discussion about careers, love and happiness.

In this final segment of our interview, Deborah asks Lisa what her definition of happiness is.

“Really good people around you, people who have got your back and love you, believe in you and just give you the strength to keep getting out of bed every day,” Lisa says.

Lisa says kindness is the quality she most values in people.

“There is not enough of it in the world, we need to spread it, ” Lisa said.

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About Lisa

Lisa Wilkinson, co-host of the Nine Network’s TODAY Show, is one of Australia’s most admired and respected journalists and corporate presenters.

For the past two decades, she has successfully applied her journalistic talents to magazine publishing, television and radio. Her communication skills have also made her one of the country’s most sought-after corporate presenters and conference and event facilitators.

In recent years before her TODAY Show appointment, Lisa was co-host of the Seven Network’s top-rating Weekend Sunrise program where she was credited with attracting a new wave of viewers through her relaxed and informative presentation style.

Lisa’s media career got off to an astonishing start when she was appointed editor of the national women’s magazine Dolly at age 21.

Four years later, on the recommendation of the late Kerry Packer, Lisa was offered the editorship of Cleo. Over the next decade, she oversaw Cleo’s rapid circulation surge which resulted in a doubling of circulation and guiding it to the position of the No. 1 selling women’s lifestyle magazine per capita in the world. Later she became Cleo’s International Editor-in-Chief, running editions in NZ, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.

Balance Team

This article was written by the brains trust of Balance . We are a talented team of writers and contributors with real life experience and a passion for finding balance.


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