CEO of Emergent Solutions and 2014 G20 Youth Summit Chair
Holly Ransom is CEO of Emergent Solutions, a company specialising in high performance intergenerational engagement and leadership. In 2014, she led the G20 Youth Summit, which became the first Youth Summit in G20 history to influence the world leader's declaration. In 2012, Holly became the world's youngest ever President of a Rotary Club and was named one of Australia's 100 Most Influential Women by Westpac and the AFR. Holly is a renowned global keynote speaker, moderator and social commentator.
I'm not proud of it, but the concepts of 'renewal' and 'recovery' felt so foreign that my body wanted to reject them in the same violent way it rejected goji berries when I tried (read: failed) to get on-board the 'superfood' bandwagon. But the science of energy management just made so much sense.
Lights flashing, sirens blaring, it's 8.54 am and I'm in the back of an ambulance hurtling its way through traffic on the Monash Freeway to the scene of an accident. Truck vs. motorcyclist. The early information doesn't sound good.
We've routinely proved ourselves to be 'unable to commit'. When it comes to business and politics our relationship with ambition isn't so warm and fuzzy. It's time Australia got down on bended knee and promised to love and cherish ambition til death do us part.