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Refreshing Your Perspective

April 13, 2018 | Katrena Friel

We all have our own perspective on things.  It is not right or wrong, it is just a perspective. I like to use this concept in conflict resolution.  The two warring parties always come into the room with their perspective.  When they enter the room, they think they are right and the other party has […]

Up Skill – How To Take The Next Step In your Business Career

August 30, 2017 | Guest Blogger

Contributed by: Fi Darby | Upskilled For women in business, planning is a well-honed skill. Most of us are used to seeking out opportunities and taking calculated risks in our business lives but how many of us do the same for our careers? Careers for women in business are on the up. According to the […]

HSC Students To Learn Grammar – Hurray!

July 18, 2017 | Theresa Miller

I applaud the new HSC changes which will teach grammar and improve students’ writing skills. Some of my journalism students yearn to write stories, yet can’t construct proper sentences. Their written communication skills have been gagged through a lack of education. Consequently, I’m often engaged to run remedial grammar workshops for very bright, professionals in a […]

How Important is Confidence for Leadership Success?

July 7, 2017 | Sally Dooley

Successful leaders are confident leaders!  Self-confidence, or self-efficacy, refers to your level of conviction about your ability to mobilise the motivation, cognitive resources, and course of action needed to successfully execute a specific task within a given context. Self-confidence is critical for leadership as research shows that people with high levels of self-confidence: Set high […]

Working in Community Development: 4 Careers for Helping People

June 30, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

Working in Community Development

Many people today have the desire to help others in their career. Over time, this is one of the best things that you can do in order to live a fulfilled life. With all of the career options in the industry, now is the time to start looking for what you want to do with […]

The How And Why of Great Goal Setting

June 7, 2017 | Sally Dooley

One of the greatest privileges and responsibilities of leadership from my perspective is helping teams and individuals grow and develop. Unfortunately, though, this isn’t an automatic process: it takes intentionality, focus and energy, but the rewards are worth it! Think about leaders you have worked for who have been invested in your growth. Did you […]

Advice for Career Changers: 8 Resume Tips to Advance Your Career

April 28, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

Advice for Career Changers

Switching careers is both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. You may be more than ready to move on from the industry you’ve worked in for the past few years, but it’s still a scary and unfamiliar path ahead of you. Knowing how to present your resume in the best light possible is a […]

5 Steps On How To Overcome The Expert’s Dilemma

April 11, 2017 | Catriona Pollard

The challenge facing many women in business is figuring out how to overcome the Expert’s Dilemma. I’m sure you have experienced it. If any of these strike a chord with you… you’re not alone. This is the Expert’s Dilemma! I have struggled with this for a long time, so I wrote a book to help […]

Be Authentic….And Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

April 7, 2017 | Pix Jonasson

After going through some pretty tough times emotionally and financially over the past year or so, I had been “putting it out there” so to speak. And pun intended! The topic of mindfulness has been on my radar….my RAS, my Reticular Activating System. Recently I posted a comment on FB and tagged a few people […]

5 Productivity Improvement Methods While Working As A Freelancer

March 28, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

Working in Coworking

The freelance economy is certainly gaining ground in the U.S. and across the globe. According to a recent workforce study on “Freelancing in America: 2016,” the freelance sector now represents 35 percent of the U.S. workforce. The independent study also shows that there is indeed a market for this type of work, and over the […]