Episode 64: Malaika Mfula – How to empower the brave and create a community
Malaika Mfula, Program Manager at The Exchange Dubbo, talks about her role at The Exchange and how it was established, the ‘Seats for the Brave’ initiative came about in response to the drought in Dubbo, her internship in Zambia, overcoming cultural differences and norms, and what’s next for her career and life.
Episode 63: Laura Shooter – How to maintain motivation and momentum in your real estate business
Laura Shooter, Managing Director of SJ Shooter Real Estate, talks about what led to her career in real estate, the decisions leading up to starting her agency with her husband, how they established the core values of their brand, and the difficult conversations that were had along the way.
Episode 62: Brooke Flint – How to head start home ownership for the community
Brooke Flint, Director and Buyers Agent at Flint Property, talks about how Head Start Homes is helping community housing residents purchase their own home, how she coaches her clients to be ‘buyer ready’, how COVID has impacted her and her clients, her own experience with social housing and how she is supporting small business owners through the Give One, Grow One initiative.
Episode 61: Antonia Mercorella – How to lead effectively through uncertainty and conflict
Antonia Mercorella, Chief Executive Officer at the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ), talks about her previous career paths in law and performing arts, her experience working at the REISA and eventually the REIQ, what it’s like being the only female leader in the room, her approaches to dispute resolution and bolstering her teams, how COVID has impacted her, and how she and the REIQ have campaigned during these times.
Episode 60: Juliana Gomes – How to become a real estate agent as a backpacker who can’t speak English
Juliana Gomes, Licensed Real Estate Agent at Kingfisher Realty, talks about moving from Brazil to the Gold Coast with nothing but her partner and her backpack, working at the Burleigh Heads Surf Club, how this led to her gig at Kingfisher Realty, what gave her the strength to persist and keep going, and how her story has been picked up by the media and continues to inspire others around her.
Episode 59: Linda Rudd – How to lead, be heard and be prepared in commercial real estate
Welcome to Episode 59 of our podcast, Courageous Conversations, hosted by Leanne Pilkington. In this episode, our guest is Linda Rudd, Partner and Head of Asset Management Services at Knight Frank Australia. Linda talks about entering the commercial real estate space, what leading as a woman is like within her industry, how she ensures her…