Business of Men

  • Volkswagen is the sleazy guy of the car market: Here's why women shouldn't hook up with a VW

    Volkswagen is the sleazy guy of the car market: Why women shouldn’t hook up with a VW

    We’ve all met them, have sometimes dated them or (erk) have even ended up in a relationship with them. The lying sleazy guy who sells you on their honesty and reliability and — when you find out you’ve been...

  • The power in your purse

    Power of the purse

    Women make 85% of consumer purchase decisions. In 2015-16 in Australia alone this equated to $198.9 billion. This is a huge economic lever. What if we could use it to progress gender equality? If consumer activism can free the...

  • Overthrow the female status quo

    Overthrow the female status quo

    Feminism, in a sense, has become a dirty word. Men and women alike shy away from it because of the politically-charged madness surrounding its meaning. Ironically, its meaning has only been muddied by those who misinterpret it, but the...

  • Beer is not just a man's business

    Beer Is not just a man’s business

    Over the last couple of years, the craft beer industry has seen a worldwide boom. Craft beer is now seen as fashionable and hip, and any good bar will have some sort of selection of the finest craft beer....

  • 5 body language mistakes women leaders often make

    5 body language mistakes women leaders often make

    Studies show that while male and female business leaders are expected to, and do, produce the same behaviour and outcomes, they are perceived very differently, with women being appraised far more on the strength of their body language. This...

  • Trudeau could show the UK a thing or two about how to include women in politics

    If political parties cannot hugely boost the number of women in UK parliament by 2020, they should be forced by law to field female candidates in at least 45% of constituencies, Britain’s prime minister Theresa May has been urged....

  • 5 lessons to tap your inner warrior

    It’s been more than 20 years since I first started renovating for a profession. Since then, I’ve renovated more than 60 properties between my personal projects, and time-pressured TV renovations for Network TEN’s The Living Room and my show...

  • Men don’t let fear stop them. Why should women?

    What comes to mind if I tell you to say “to heck with it, I’m going for it?” Are you confident or fearful? Most women will feel fear… it’s in our DNA to be cautious. But often it is...

  • 6 ways women can stand out in the business world

    6 ways women can stand out in the business world

    More women today wonder what they can do to stand out in the business world, and even more so if they work in a male-dominated industry.  According to a report from the Institute of Women’s Policy Research, the presence...