Two score years ago minus one

It was definitely a sliding doors year!

Weeks out of my innocent teens

With so many adventures to share.

There was a marriage first

And a brand-new name.

Before a move to Melbourne

And my first AFL Game.

Then my first trip to the States

All Greyhound Bus bound,

Long ago when tickets were paper

And traveller’s checks would abound.

And back when the Falkland War

Was the talk of the day,

I made another decision

Between home and away.

With The Bible in hand

I stood beside the Australian Flag,

And pledged my allegiance

To the land of the ‘snag’… and the ‘dag’

A far cry from Aotearoa,

Whanau and chocolate Buzz Bars.

But Australia, you welcomed me

To forever dance amongst your stars.

Two score years ago minus one.

Today’s a day to pause and reflect.

On that decision to become an Aussie,

One I’ll never regret!

3 Red Folders - When I Decided To Call Australia Home
3 Red Folders - When I Decided To Call Australia Home
3 Red Folders - When I Decided To Call Australia Home

Be Bold, Brave and Brilliant

Bernadette McClelland is CEO of 3 Red Folders - a modern day saleswoman and keynote speaker on business growth, personal leadership and sales performance.

BIO: Business environments wanting to increase their revenue and profits, and differentiate themselves in a competitive market, ask for Bernadette McClelland because of her thought leadership on sales performance, her ideas on thinking beyond resilience and her fresh perspectives surrounding personal leadership skills — all designed to master the outcomes that matter.

Bernadette has proudly coached Harvard MBA students on their sales enablement curriculum, been the Master Asia Pacific coach for Anthony Robbins across twelve countries, authored five books on leadership and sales transformation, won a coveted Telstra award for Business Excellence, and continually shares her ideas around behaviour, the brain and business growth on stages in the UK, Europe, Thailand, India, NZ, Australia and North America.

Believing that sales performance is a leadership issue, you will also find her heading Melbourne’s human potential based sales performance consultancy, 3 Red Folders, as she navigates lead generation, message to market and digs deep into sales process activities with her clients in the mid-tier sector as well as founding 'Women Who Sell', an initiative designed to bring more women up to speed in their sales success.

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