There is a better, more human-centred way to do HR

Lyndell Fogarty, CEO of HR consultancy, performHR isn’t losing sight of the human element of HR. Read her story here. Read More

How To Create a Dignity First Social Enterprise

How do you create a social enterprise that compassionately distributes dignity? Get yourself a vision board, believe in yourself and make it happen says Rochelle Courtney, founder of Share the Dignity. Read More

What Makes You Happy and Other Annoying Questions

Once upon a time, a long time ago, a woman was asked by her doctor to write down 25 things that brought her happiness and joy.The woman started to write things down 25 things that made her happy. She couldn’t get beyond 5 things. She cried. Then she got her act together. Read More

How Women Help Other Women: time to bust myths

Ever been the victim of “Queen Bee Syndrome”? Ellevest CEO, Sallie Krawcheck has & says that the number one issue standing in the way of women is, other women! Read More

My love of “F” words

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

The 4 No Surprise Fundamentals About Why Women Should Be Mentored

I wonder why women are not being mentored in a systematic way in our organisations,  given the right mentoring and sponsorship can unlock potential and superior performance for both the woman and the organisation that employs her? Read More

One of my favourite “F” words

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

Feisty Flawesome Females: Melbourne Meet and Mingle

If it’s to be its up to me. These are words that guide me and the reason why I’ve created a networking group for females of likemind called “Women Who Get It!”  I initially kicked off this initiative as a Facebook group for my network of fantastic, fabulous and feisty female friends to make new… Read More

Getting that pay rise you deserve. Lots of “F” but hold the “J”. 

Feisty, fabulous (but fictional) Clare Underwood from immensely popular House of Cards is someone that I  adore. Her real life alter ego Robyn Wright elevated herself to join the Michelle Redfern most admired feisty women list, which is a fictional but aspirational list which I’m sure people must be dying to get on! When I… Read More