Inspiration

  • 10 questions to understand yourself better

    11 questions to understand yourself better

    Do you understand yourself? Understanding yourself helps you to make decisions that help you to choose the best paths for you to take. Often the choices we make without understanding ourselves can be wrong decisions that create problems. Understanding...

  • 4 Reasons self-directed business education beats an MBA

    Do you need an MBA? If you don’t have a business degree, you may wonder if you need to go back to school in order to be competitive in the business world. But as a working mom or a...

  • What are the 3 main challenges women face?

    There is a trend I see with women generally around the country.  A lot of women when I’m coaching and training, talk about having basically three issues, that I’d like to see eradicated. The first one is Perfectionism Disease....

  • Mindset, marriage and money

    When as a high-powered business executive, I met my husband, I was earning more than double his salary. Soon after we married, I took a huge pay cut to join a not-for-profit organisation. Later, shocked, I realised my motivation...

  • The 5 toughest business lessons no one tells you

    My entrepreneurial journey started in my mid thirties with endless enthusiasm, just enough confidence and a little knowledge that proved dangerous. I surrendered corporate security in pursuit of establishing a private college training computer programmers in the education sector....

  • Women growing in a man’s world – secrets to success

    I’ve been reflecting on what it means to be a working woman in today’s world. Growing up, I was lucky. I learnt from the best, my father. When I was a child, he would say to me: “If you...

  • Gender equality infographic: Which countries are closing the gap?

    In Australia today the average female worker earns 15.3% less than a male worker. That’s almost 10 minutes of unpaid labor for every hour worked. But it’s not just unequal pay plaguing women across the country. According to research...

  • Women in tech leadership: the case against quotas

    Almost exactly a year ago, this blog featured a piece highlighting a lack of gender balance in board rooms across many of the top Fortune 500 companies. At the core of that article was an infographic that neatly illustrated...

  • How to say what you really mean

    Are you holding back from being 100% truthful? Women in the workplace often censor themselves. How often have you wanted to say something, but stopped yourself with, “I can’t say that!” Or you did say something, but then got...