We hear a lot about burnout these days. But what exactly is it? What does it feel like? What are the symptoms? I’m sharing the story of a woman who quite literally is the poster child for grit, determination and, sadly, burnout. Read More
How can you get your message about your passion and purpose heard? Here are some practical tips to get you started. Read More
My colleagues were middle-aged, white, straight men, most with stay at home wives. You could argue that they were pale, male and stale. It was a problem. But I needed to stop admiring the problem and do something about it.
Flawesome (adj.) an individual who embraces her flaws and knows she’s awesome anyway. Feisty (adj.) a lively, determined and courageous individual. Fabulous (adj.) very good, wonderful. Frivolity (noun) lack of seriousness, light-heartedness Four “F” words that describe what happens when the “Women Who Get It” get together in Melbourne. This is an unashamed plug for my next… Read More
I am a lover of the “F” word. Feminist. Fabulous. Fantastic. Feisty! Marina Go wrote this piece in Women’s Agenda that confirmed what many of us know: Being FEISTY is seen as a desirable leadership trait Being FEISTY is code for courageous, high spirited and independent Many women avoid being known as any of these!… Read More
What do you really really want? <Insert sound of crickets here> When I ask this question (of women) the response is invariably the sound of crickets. I prompt them by say “Ok, think about it like this. I have a magic wand, I will wave it and you will get what you want. What is it?”… Read More
Why do women lack the confidence that men do in the workplace? Why do they do not always show up authentically, confidently and courageously? Read More
Ever been the victim of “Queen Bee Syndrome”? Ellevest CEO, Sallie Krawcheck has and goes into detail about the circumstances in this article in Women’s Agenda. Krawcheck says that the number one issue standing in the way of women is, other women! My first reaction when reading this was <insert expletive here> then I stopped… Read More