Is Work Your Grind Or Your Play?

by I’ve long hated the concept of ‘going to work’. The routine, the set hours and the horror of being told when it was acceptable to take a break, a holiday, didn’t ever sit well with me, even from an early age. […]

Chrimirthmus Day

by Hands up who has PHD? (Post-holiday depression)? Yeah me too. Gawd the first week back at work is hard to get into isn’t it? I have a good friend who takes the entire month of January off on the grounds that […]

How to Survive End Of Year Work Parties

by As the festive season is about to start, many organisations and their clients will be hosting events and there isn’t a better time to ensure that you have the skills to represent your organisation effectively and without embarrassment. So let’s start […]

Juggling A Portfolio Career

by The world of work is changing. Many of us now choose to juggle a wide range of positions, part-time roles, consultancies, appointments and partnerships over the traditional 9-5pm job. Phrases like “gig economy” and “portfolio careers” arguably describe the way women have been working […]

Sticking To Your Values

by Last week I spoke at a Women Leading Business Masterclass on the importance of sticking to your values. I was surprised by the number of women who have contacted me to share how difficult they find it to create boundaries around their professional […]

Slow Death By Email

by The joy of getting a new computer brings with it much joy yet also much angst. I spent the better part of the weekend trying to move a massive email backup file over to my new shiny laptop only to find […]

Will We Ever Be Able To Retire?

by A recent article by Jason Murphy of News.com has crushed the SheBrisbane teams dreams of retiring as it seems it may never happen… “It is becoming more possible that a nice long retirement is not in my future. Like free university […]

To kiss or not to kiss? The work pucker-up!

by What are your thoughts on corporate kissing? On cheek-kissing colleagues? On ‘x’ sign-offs in work-related emails? Back in my previous life as a solicitor, I never encountered any form of corporate kissing (well, excluding, of course, the lip-on-lip variety that may […]

The power of a work reinvention

by I got a really cool compliment today. It really reinforced what I am doing is on the money—I am reaching people, connecting my message with their pain points, and providing solutions to help the small businesses I work with stand out. […]