Adrianne Skye

Australian Business CollectiV


Adrianne compliments Stephen Pisani and Sonya Michael as the trio lead the CollectiV.  Adrianne’s trials and tribulations of her entrepreneurial journey, that commenced at the tender age of 22years with the purchase of her first home, will have you in laughter and tears on the ABC podcast.  Adrianne is not shy in detailing her ‘mistakes’ that created the resilient entrepreneur she has evolved into, in hope of saving others the same heartache.

A successful ‘flip’ on her first home, gave Adrianne the taste of the life she desired and with over $70k net profit 2yrs later, relocated back to Adelaide.

The rest was forged with her husband and now almost 20years later, an empire has been created by sheer hard work. Many roadblocks coupled with many successful moments, enables Adrianne to provide the dream life for her family, as running on the hampster wheel, was not part of Adrianne’s early retirement plan!

Within this website, owned by Adrianne, details her multiple businesses and daily life with the hearts of her family of 5, living wild and free.  Adrianne now shares with YOU her journey in living life fearlessly, that evolved into owning Totoka Urban Farm, home base to her four businesses!


Why does Adrianne run multiple businesses?

With over 20years in business one thing became obvious to Adrianne…MULTIPLE DIVERSE INCOME STREAMS were essential in a world where there are GFC, recessions & recently where Covid demonstrated how a lockdown can wipe out your income in the blink of an eye!
With business branding, followers enjoy a particular theme, so combining businesses on social media would only confuse the audience. For example, posting about a day in homeschool life on coffee page would confuse those who just buy coffee! 
Adrianne therefore has split her businesses on social media/ASIC registration. Since they all derive from Totoka Urban farm, her home base, it was logical to be all on one website as the experiences are fused as experiences are ALL lifelong learning!
They are as follows:
*Education – Gratefully Natured
*Business – Australian Business CollectiV
*Coffee = Extract Black Coffee Roasting Co.
*Urban farming, experiences, villa & shindigs at Totoka = Totoka Urban Farm

What are Adrianne's Academic Qualifications?

*Masters in Education  – Specialisation: Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice
*Post Graduate Certificate in Education – Specialisation: Learning Difficulties & Special Education
*Post Graduate Certificate in Mental Health for Teaching Professions – Specialisation: Health & Well-Being
*Bachelor of Education – Junior Primary/Primary
Major: Physical & Outdoor Education
Minors: Arts & Nature Based Learning
*Level 1 Swimming Instructor
*Fitness Leaders Certificate – Aqua Aerobics & Personal Training
*Certificate 4 Celebrancy – Authorised Marriage Celebrant – Currently undertaking 2023

Does Adrianne undertake Public Speaking?

YES, ABSOLUTELY! Adrianne has over 2 years extensive experience as a Project Officer, Learning Difficulties Team, head office state education department South Australia, travelling statewide training/public speaking with audiences of 200+ people, departmental sites from child-care to TAFE, including working with speech pathologists, psychologists, guidance officers, beyond blue, disabilities services and behaviour units. 
Together with leadership roles and managing her own businesses previously with 30+ employees, Adrianne’s understanding of policies and procedures is incredible, making her a sought after mentor and motivational speaker.
Alternatively if you are wishing to fund travel costs, Adrianne is happy to discuss travelling for professional development seminars/summits.
Please contact Adrianne directly (link below) for custom quotes.

What is 'Flairs of ZEZZWAH'?

Adrianne came up with the term ‘ZEZZWAH’ after feeling a new word needed to be born with a brand new uplifting meaning! ZEZZWAH is what makes each and every one of us UNIQUE!  By living to our own individual strengths, guided by dreams and desires, emotional equanimity will be achieved.  The essential element of lifeschooling whether in education, business or just in life, is living happy doing what we love as success will always follow when leading with passion!

What ages does Adrianne mentor?

All ages, from early years through to adults, education to business as well as benefits from venturing outside daily.  Immersed with doing what our heart desires by learning a lifeskill that you have always wished to explore, Adrianne will ensure your desired learning outcome is achieved. With teenpreneurs in her household, Adrianne finds the age of business owners she mentors is now including teens and with her educational background, is fabulous at diversifying business tasks to suit the business owner.

$$$ Costs for 1:1 Mentoring ONLINE with Adrianne?

Free initial phone call is welcomed to discuss whether Adrianne is the right mentor to help you in your business!
Please contact Adrianne (link below) for 1:1 support and she will be in contact promptly.
1:1 mentoring online is popular as Adrianne mentors worldwide and eliminating travelling thus reduces costs. Only limited spots available per week for 1:1 ONLINE.

Group Mentoring Experiences...

Group mentoring is a fabulous way to access the energy and experiences of Adrianne at a reduced cost. All experiences will vary in price and detailed with booking/payment links on the ‘EXPERIENCES’ page of this website.  Both ONLINE and IN-PERSON experiences are offered.
To ensure you don’t miss out, subscribe to TOTOKA URBAN FARM’ free emails (link bottom of this page) and all new experiences released will be announced by email and socials.

Does Adrianne publish FREE content?

Absolutely YES! 
Adrianne has not only podcast and YouTube for ABC but also a YouTube channel ‘TOTOKA Urban Farm’ that includes all her other businesses and her upcoming educational podcast ‘Gratefully Natured’ is a must listen for those who believe in lifeschooling.    Each of her businesses has it’s own social media pages with many reels and posts so make sure you follow and subscribe to ALL!
Check out all our awesome learning EXPERIENCES
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