The power of opportunity

Opportunity isn’t always obvious. In the wise words of Thomas Edison, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Aged 23, I was determined to quench my thirst for overseas adventure. With enough money saved from a call-centre job, I booked a flight to Europe. I landed in London with my university degree firmly tucked under my arm. I needed a...

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The power of opportunity: Australians are in love with life enriching experiences

Australians have earned many appellations over the years, a country of travellers, a nation of volunteers and the world’s most generous people among them. From working abroad to volunteering at home, commencing additional studies or completing an endurance event, perhaps a better, all-encompassing description of Australians would be a nation in love with opportunity. Just how in love was...

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