Leadership

  • How you get the ‘Bounce Back’

    How you get the ‘bounce back’

    As we go through life’s challenges we learn more about ourselves. However,the greatest lessons are learned when our resilience comes into play. This is what I like to call the bounce back. Each day the world punishes us for...

  • Is Showpo’s Jane Lu another ‘tall poppy’ victim?

    Entrepreneur Jane Lu — founder of international fashion brand Showpo — has faced backlash after making a size change to her range. She extended her line’s sizing from its former sizes 6-12 to now cover 4-18. I was personally...

  • How to support a woman even if you don’t agree with her

    It takes only a few minutes on social media to show you the difficulties women face when they disagree with each other. Women generally want to be supportive of other women (or claim to be) — until a woman...

  • US elections and the hypocrisy of adults 

    How is it that we so rigorously try to instil standards of behavior in society and children — and then fail to reach those standards when it comes to social media discussion of current affairs. The US presidential elections...

  • 5 steps to stop procrastination and get stuff done

    5 steps to stop procrastination and get stuff done

    The constant advent of technology has made most of our everyday tasks infinitely easier than they were before; typing machines replaced pen and paper a few centuries ago, and then computers utterly replaced typing machines. A wide array of...

  • How to deal with gossip in business

    It doesn’t matter how mild mannered you are – there’s bound to be someone in your office or industry with a negative attitude and little regard for the feelings of others. In school, you probably referred to these individuals...

  • How the media are failing Michelle Obama

    Michelle Obama has built a strong reputable brand quite separately from that of her husband — who just happens to be the outgoing US President. Michelle is an outspoken advocate for a range of issues including breaking down socio-economic...

  • When women bully other women for not doing what they want

    So it seems that women will support you only if you do what they want. Well at least, that’s the case with Miss Universe winner — and now business woman — Jennifer Hawkins, who has parlayed her genetically-blessed appearance...

  • Miley Cyrus

    Tall poppy celebrity style: Miley vs Mariah

    Tall poppy syndrome isn’t just reserved for cutting down the everyday business woman. It seems it is also alive and thriving in the music industry. For those that haven’t been targeted by it, tall poppy syndrome is a culture...