In this final interview with Sarah Liu, Deborah discusses modern day challenges and how this highly successful branding strategist, senior marketer, author, speaker and entrepreneur finds her own life balance.
“I have to be honest and say that I am a work in progress,” laughed Sarah.
“What I’ve learnt is that you can’t have everything, all the time, every single time. It’s about prioritising some things and being able to live with it,” she said.
Sarah believes we live in a world where speed changes everything and our need for instant gratification has caused constant tension in our quest for life balance.
“It’s a very real challenge for us. Precisely because of this tension and pressure building up, the need for a balanced life is all the more important,” said Sarah.
“We are humans after all and we need longevity and sustainability,” she said.
After some health scares earlier in her career, Sarah was given “a couple of wake up calls” and forced to look at her own life balance.
“It’s about life integration and how that comes together and achieving a balance within that.”
“It’s about a very holistic approach,” said Sarah.
About Sarah Liu
Sarah Liu is the founder of The Dream Collective and Little Girl Big Dream, Australia’s leading networks connecting and developing high calibre young professional women.
Sarah is an entrepreneur, brand strategist, author speaker and advocate for women in leadership. She was the Silver Winner of the International Stevie Awards for Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year and an Australian Women’s Weekly Women of the Future nominee.
Sarah began her entrepreneurial journey at the age of 24 and founded The Dream Collective, co-founded Gemini3 and authored two top-selling books.
Last year, Sarah published her second book “The World We See – Leadership Lessons from Australia’s Iconic Change Makers” which is a collection of short stories and inspirational advice from 33 CEOs and senior managers.
The Dream Collective has helped to advance the career of 1200 emerging female leaders since its launch.
Born in Taiwan, raised in New Zealand, educated in Japan and now working in Australia, Sarah is a true global citizen.