What in The World is Going On With the Men in Sport?

Sport is an integral component of the society that is Australia and has featured consistently throughout my entire life, whether as a little person watching from the sidelines when my parents played or as a young person and adult being involved in various team and individual sports. As I became older, like many people, I… Read More

What Makes Me Glad, Mad and Sad Once a Year, Every Year

I am a gender equality consultant, researcher and speaker. Every year, there is this phenomenon called International Women’s Day. Like Christmas and Easter, this celebration comes around each year. Like Christmas and Easter, the preparations and lead up to the big day seems to occur earlier! Each year, I get glad, mad and sad about… Read More

What Do You Believe About Women, Work and Money?

What Do You Believe About Women, Work and Money? I know the gender pay gap is real. It starts early. It persists throughout a woman’s life. It harms her. Especially when she becomes a woman over 50. It is not a myth. Its reality for too many women. Read More

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

The Most Innovative And Inclusive Leaders Daydream; Here Is Why

Let’s allow ourselves to daydream about what an ideal, gender balanced world in sport and business looks like beyond gender biases and discrimination. Let’s daydream about a nirvana like environment that truly has a level playing field, where we are collectively realising our full potential. Yes, let’s daydream a little. 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

Why Asking For a Fair Go Is Risky and How to Solve It.

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 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