Tall Poppy

  • Why women hate women (on social media)

    A UK study by Scope has found that, of the 1500 people surveyed, 62 per cent felt inadequate and jealous when they compared their achievements and life events to those of their friends on social media. This unjustified jealousy...

  • Michelle Obama could lose a few

    When men get it wrong… horribly wrong. There are some questions that man are told they should avoid answering when their partner asks. Such as ‘Do I look fat in this?’ But it seems that some men feel they have...

  • The Bachelor | what NOT to do in business

    Just because it’s on The Bachelor, doesn’t make it okay. It’s that time of the year again, the second season of The Bachelor Australia has started airing, following in the footsteps of the US version, which has now notched up...

  • Tall Poppy Syndrome is real at work

    So you’ve finally accomplished a longstanding goal. You want to share your success with the world but soon find out the world doesn’t feel the same way. You could be feeling Tall Poppy Syndrome. Have you noticed that others may not...

  • 10 Essential tips to get you started with a business website

    Tall Poppy Syndrome can undermine you

    Exactly what is Tall Poppy Syndrome? This is the term given to the act of discrediting  a person (typically a woman) who has achieved visible success. The ‘tall poppy’ will become the victim of undermining and other underhanded strategies...