Tall Poppy

  • 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...

  • So Gwyneth Paltrow copied Alicia Keys? No surprise

    As a business woman you will find yourself being copied. A lot. And sometimes that can be a concern, but at other times … well, imitation is supposedly the sincerest form of flattery. Whether it’s an idea you have...

  • 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...

  • Angelina Jolie and the power of financial independence

    You’ve likely heard by now that Angelina Jolie has reportedly split from her husband Brad Pitt. As the mix of comments and feedback flood the internet we will see a range of reactions — and we’re already seeing signs...

  • How to pioneer for women (where you are right now)

    Is it time to become a pioneer for women? As a woman in the corporate and business world, you will find yourself facing barriers on a daily basis. These barriers may be there as a result of the boys...