All posts tagged "women at work"

  • Why self-respect is key to getting respect of others

    I remember the days I would walk into a room and feel anxious. I dreaded going to networking events or social gatherings where I knew no-one. I hated starting new jobs where all eyes were...

  • Confidence is a sly fox but she can be tamed

    My inner voice is called Desdemona.  She is a buxom, beautiful brunette who gives me a chronic inferiority complex and irritates me wildly.  I think she might be Nigella Lawson.  Why she is living rent-free...

  • 8 Secrets to succeeding in male-dominated industries

    Even the most talented and hardworking professional can find it tricky to get the respect she has earned and deserved when trying to make a splash in typically male-oriented industries. But, just because it’s difficult...

  • Why a ‘social colonic’ is key to finding your real tribe

    It might be a slow process to admit to ourselves that some friendships, work colleagues, family or romantic partners may have stopped serving us, or maybe never did, and yet we have moulded ourselves to...

  • 7 Tips for achieving a more realistic work-life balance

    It can be very difficult to find balance between pursuing a rewarding career and spending time with your family. That’s especially the case for physically and mentally challenging professions, like nursing, that require long hours...

  • Fatigue is real: Care for you to function at your best

    In the case of an emergency, an oxygen mask will drop from a compartment above your head. Fit the mask to yourself first, and then assist others. We’re all pretty familiar with this instruction. Remember...

  • 5 Ways to ensure your sexual harassment policy is adequate in a #metoo world

    Soon after sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein surfaced, the #metoo movement against sexual harassment and assault took off.  In an attempt to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment,...

  • Time-management practices for WFH: Working from home

    More and more people are finding ways to either work full-time, or part-time from home in an attempt to better manage their passions, and money. Whether it is done to bring on some extra cash...

  • Tips for women in male-dominated industries

    There are plenty of industries and jobs that are male-dominated. For example, the number of women in trucking is relatively low. According to data from the Current Population Study conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau...