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Validating Weirdness

“Edgeware exists to validate weirdness”. Dr Ian Plowman After a discussion one evening, many years ago, it was pointed out to Michael by his psychologist friend, that the kind of business training we offer suits a certain type of person. These people are not so much a demographic but more a psychographic that can be characterized by the following attributes: 1. Those that think creatively and Continue ...

Celebrate! Kari’s Edgie Story

I have never had a “real job”. Always had to make it up for myself, muddling along.  However I felt like a jack-of-all-trades, yet master of none of them!  With a university arts degree and a diploma of fine arts, I could not find anyone who wished to employ me with such an unfocused, but full bag of varied skills.  But I needed income!   So Continue ...
Edgeware Creative Entrepreneurship was created as a training and coaching company for startups, with a strong focus on the entrepreneur at the heart of the new enterprise.   In 2010 we were commissioned by a government department to offer a set of workshops for established businesses in the food and beverage industries, and we were very interested to see which of our workshop tools and processes Continue ...

Make money, have fun, change the world

Six years ago I got very sick, diverticulitis gone bad, descending sigmoid colon blew up, septicaemia, emergency surgery, cut up my guts, attached a colostomy bag, had that for three months, detached it, sewed me up again, all the illness gone. A couple of follow-on operations and one blood poisoning event from toxic hernia mesh (one of my friends said this was the perfect name for Continue ...

Building Gross Domestic Happiness

Tania Hubbard is an Edgie with a passion for gluten free cooking, discovered in her own quest for better health and now the foundation of a thriving business. The Gluten Free Grain Free Company’s artisan, ready to bake cake mix  range has been recognised as Australia’s leading Health & Wellness product at the 2013 Food Magazine Awards.   Tania’s journey began several years ago when after Continue ...

Rope Sight

The 'Ringing of Changes' is an English system of ringing church bells. Advances in bell technology in the 17th century, along with a certain obsessiveness, inspired a rich, complex and popular folk art described charmingly by Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman in Tintinnalogia, or The Art of Ringing, in 1671. For some reason, it’s an English thing.   Depending on the number of bells and their Continue ...