Naomi Simson, Founder of RedBalloon In 2001, Naomi Simson invested $25,000 to begin an online experience gift company called RedBalloon which she ran out of her house. Today she is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country, has released several books, and appears on the popular Network Ten program Shark Tank. She won the 2008 National Telstra Business … [Read more...] about Special Guests
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2013 has been a huge year for Balance with over 500,000 unique visitors on our site. Here's what you've been watching… Click on the name to see related videos. 1. Chyka Keebaugh – Real Housewives of Melbourne http://vimeo.com/77678855 2. Mary Coustas – Comedian and author of All I Know http://vimeo.com/72232175 3. Sarah Wilson – Journalist and author of I Quit … [Read more...] about Our top 10 interviews – voted by you!
Over the past year we've been sent dozens of books and interviewed quite a few of the authors. Here is our holiday reading list. Click on the author if you want to know more and watch our interview. The Book Author What it's about Recommended for The Boy Who Fell to Earth Kathy Lette Fictional story about the challenges of dealing with an autistic … [Read more...] about Balance book list 2013
Over the past year, you might have noticed a common theme running through our Balance special guests: many of them have recently written or published a book or biography. The timing of these book releases make our subjects more topical and accessible but if you look a little deeper, you could also draw the conclusion that writing is somehow inextricably linked to … [Read more...] about Do the write thing
Fruit is healthy and there is no such thing as eating too much fruit, right? Wrong! In this video Sarah Wilson explains why our perception of fruit as the holy grail of healthily eating may be contributing to bad health and a diet full of sugar. … [Read more...] about Challenging the fruit myth