Business of Men

  • Do women still have something to prove?

    Do women still have something to prove?

    Since women won the right to vote, we have come a long way in proving how they are independent, smart—and not just pretty things to look at. We should be well past the stage of having to prove anything....

  • Being Copied

    When somebody (a man in this case) tries to copy you

    Yes, there’s quite a bit of copying going on — and you can be the target of it without even realising somebody is preparing to copy you. One day a very senior executive of a top tier firm contacted...

  • Gold egg in nest from hay close-up

    How to build your nest egg despite a glass ceiling

    In today’s world, we’ve all heard the term “glass ceiling.” It is usually applied when talking about opportunities for women to move into high-level management positions within the corporate world. It is mentioned when talking about women seeking political...

  • Working with business men 101: the women’s guide

    The business and corporate world is full of its own particular customs and behaviours, some of which you know even before you start and others that you learn over time — and sometimes the hard way. Every aspiring business...

  • Women treat other business women differently too 

    As a business woman, in the business world I find that not only do men treat women differently to other men — so do women. It’s a case of you’re screwed either way. That is, of course, unless you...

  • 3 tips to make a lasting impression in the boardroom

    With gender diversity lacking in senior management, it can be daunting for women to speak out with confidence and profile themselves. All too often, women feel that they need to create a false exterior or “act like a man”...

  • Business success from day one

    4 secrets to making your business a success from day one

    For those just starting a new business, it can at times feel overly daunting. It’s a long journey to turn an unseasoned new business idea into a successfully realised and profitable company. There are countless considerations to be mindful...

  • Be your own boss, with no glass ceiling

    Be your own boss, with no glass ceiling

    In Australia, women on average earn 18.2% or $283 per week less than men. On Equal Payday, held recently it was revealed what a man earns in 12 months, takes a women 14 months to achieve. In the US,...

  • 6 tips to plan for future wealth

    Western governments face one of the biggest challenges in the history of humanity: older people are living for longer. There are more than 2.3 million people aged 65 years and older in Australia, and 84% of them receive the...