Four Words to Make 2019 The Best Year Yet

Once a year, I stop, breathe and reflect on the year that was. I schedule a day out of my calendar to check-in with myself and to work out what the coming year will entail. I’ve written about the process I follow before now, and suffice to say, I am still a happy failure at goal setting. I simply visualise what I want to coming year to look like and feel like then write about who I want to be in that year.  Read More

How to Use the Power of Imagination at Work

Let’s start imagining what an ideal, gender balanced world in sport and business looks like beyond gender biases and discrimination. I am asking you to stop forensically examining or studiously ignoring the issue of inequality, and start imagining a workplace and society that does move beyond gender bias and discrimination. I get it. This is tough work. I know. Because this is my work. Read More

This is How Your Wallet Will Change the World

The global consumer economy is valued at $35 trillion and women’s spending accounts for $28 trillion. Thats Power! Power to achieve gender equality! Read More

How to Get the Right Person in the Right Place at the Right Time

How do you find highly qualified and experienced professionals who are in the right place at the right time?
You look further afield than CBD or urban locations, just like Jo Palmer does with Pointer Remote Roles. Read More

When Was The Last Time You Asked For a Fair Go?

The image of the laconic Aussie bloke saying ‘Fair go mate’ is one that many Australian’s are familiar with. We even had a Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, who famously first used a variant of the phrase: ‘fair shake of the sauce bottle’ in 2006. Well now its my time to echo our 26th Prime Minister and say ‘fair shake of the sauce bottle’, because whilst many of us love Australian bush slang and phraseology, it seems that it doesn’t translate to providing women in Australia an actual fair go.  Read More

What the Hell Do I Do Now?

I had a WTF moment a few years back. For the first time in a long time, I stopped to consider what I really wanted to do next. Truth be told, I had no bloody idea except for the fact that I didn’t want to keep doing what I had been doing. I was stuck. Read More

What Is The Invisible Barrier For Women in Sport?

Despite the many social and organisational benefits of advancing women in leadership within the sporting sector, Australian sporting clubs and organisations have been slow to catch on. Why? Read More

The Why, What and How of Your Executive Presence

Executive Presence is the second most searched term about professional development on the net. Melissa Lewis knew that this was an “X factor” for women. Melissa has created the Why, What & How of Executive Presence for women. Read More