Your business & social handles…
Liz Ellis Pty Limited
My daily must do’s….
Play with my daughter, kiss my husband and tell them both that I love them (sounds corny, but its true!)
Also … collect the eggs from my chooks!
Most used phone app…
Google Maps, Twitter, Beanhunter
Something on your bucket list…
I don’t have a bucket list, but my current daydream is to go on a family holiday across the United States in a Winnebago.
Can’t live without make up/beauty products…
Lemon Myrtle Soap. Since I had my daughter and moved to our farm I have gradually simplified makeup/beauty products to the point where I barely use them. I want my daughter to understand that beauty comes from within, not from a bottle or tube.
A strength of mine…
Optimism. I tend to look for the upside. It keeps me going when the downside might stop me in my tracks.
I always avoid…
Fav Insta/Twitter account you follow?
@NYT … I love New York, and reading the occasional story in the NYT makes me feel more sophisticated than I actually am!
What advice would you tell your 18 year old self…
Get a mentor.
Recipe for success – Your 3 main ingredients?
Persistance, determination and an unswerving belief in yourself.
Your personal indulgence or obsession?
My vegetable garden. I love to spend time in it – it calms me, and I am a bit obsessive about trying to grow all of the food we need.
What’s the best piece of advice you have ever received?
I have received lots of advice over the years, but the best bit of advice I got was about the advice itself – always understand the motives of the person giving you advice.
Your game changing moment?
The moment I realized law wasn’t my passion and netball was. I decided to follow my passion, and find a way to make it pay the bills.
Books on your nightstand?
Energy Medicine for Women
Wolf Hall (I love historical novels)
Biggest myth about success busted…
That there is such a thing as overnight success. Success is not sudden.
A secret about my journey to share…
I have been at my happiest when I have followed my passion. Understanding that and learning not to be scared of the financial implications of that have allowed me to gradullay build a career doing what I love.