It’s currently national volunteering (appreciation) week in Australia. These acts of kindness enable many causes to be able to create the impact that they’ve set out in their missions. Missions to create a better world for us to live in.

Volunteering — school of hard knocks banner


It’s currently national volunteering (appreciation) week in Australia. These acts of kindness enable many causes to be able to create the impact that they’ve set out in their missions. Missions to create a better world for us to live in.

Volunteering — the school of hard knocks


Just because we can, doesn’t mean we should.

Whether in business or in lives, I’m hearing so many people lead their sentences with, “when things go back to normal, I’ll/we’ll be able to do [thing]…” or “I can’t wait for things to return to normal so that I/we can do [thing]…”.


How the PetRescue team approached the transition to 100% remote (working from home) — the pandemic version.


The short answer: Nope! And here’s why.

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Holy guacamole. COVID-19’s unexpected side effects: an unbelievable spike in demand for pet adoption.

The trend over the past 12 months



A behind-the-scenes look at how we’re starting from square one of our journey to building up our design appreciation and capabilities as a team, little-by-little! 💯


Ever been in conversations where accessibility is de-scoped because it’s considered an additional extra? Or where mapping out privacy concerns, performance and ethical considerations aren’t part the MVP? Or that there’s simply not enough budget for research and learning?

“Ugghhh, can we just stop 🛑doing the good stuff already?”, said nobody ever.


Patima Tantiprasut

GM @ PetRescue | Co-founding @team6Q & Organiser @localhostAU & @mixinconf. Previous: Head of Product & Design at @sevenwestmedia | Director @bamcreative 🖤

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