Business of Men

  • For the non-traditional woman: 5 Reasons to get a skilled trade job

    For the non-traditional woman: 5 Reasons to get a skilled trade job

    You’ve heard the statistic over and over again: those who have a college degree earn more money on average than those who graduate with just a high school diploma. This statistic does not address the cost and debt accumulated...

  • Male-dominated workplaces are for women too

    Male-dominated workplaces are for women too

    Women seem to be second-class citizens in many offices. It’s not just that there is a lack of opportunities, but that men run the workplace from top to bottom. For lots of aspiring ladies, this isn’t the kind of...

  • 4 Women who shook the foundations of automotive business

    4 Women who shook the foundations of automotive business

    Historically, women have not generally gravitated towards the automotive industry; racing, repairing, building and maintaining vehicles tends to be more of a male thing. Of course, this doesn’t mean women were excluded from joining the fraternity; it’s just that...

  • It's A (Wo)Man's World Too!

    It’s A (Wo)Man’s world too!

    We’ve all heard the popular song from James Brown – It’s A Man’s World. We have to disagree. The evolution of women over the last century has come on leaps and bounds, and even though the world tends to...

  • What business owners need to know about divorce

    What business owners need to know about divorce

    Divorcing can be stressful and an emotionally charged time. Adding the challenge of a business, which you are passionate about and completely invested in, can make for a more contentious divorce. It is strongly recommended that you make a...

  • Ignoring the gender imbalance is leaving money on the table

    Perhaps the most misquoted piece of wisdom is that “great minds think alike”. It’s actually a two-part proverb, which finishes, “but fools seldom differ”.  At times, I think that it’s a sadly accurate reflection of our industry. While a...

  • Are you an accident waiting to happen in the workplace?

    Due to strict health and safety laws, the workplace is generally a safe place to be. In fact, most accidents happen in the home rather than elsewhere, However, it’s not completely foolproof- while your employer has an obligation to...

  • Yes, there are women racing drivers

    Yes, there are women racing drivers

    It hasn’t gone unnoticed by us that motorsport still lacks a large female presence. In fact, historically there have only been five women to race in F1. But does that suggest that women aren’t interested in the sport, or...

  • ‘Dumb blonde’ with an ‘open legs policy’ 

    Why is it that when a woman is successful and connected, some men feel so threatened that they need to find a justification for why they themselves are not as connected or successful? In a recent meeting, I was...