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Woman as Leaders: 6 Tips For High Performance Team Building

February 17, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

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As a woman in leadership, you have the rare opportunity to chart not just your own career course, but pave the way for a whole future generation of aspiring women leaders. In this post, learn six key tips to build high performance teams that will benefit you and everyone you work with. Tip 1: Know […]



Social Entrepreneurship Insight: Key Trends to Watch in 2017

January 23, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

Social entrepreneurship is experiencing some exciting key trends to watch in 2017. What was once a difficult venture to pursue is becoming easier as access to valuable resources increases and as more consumers hold corporations socially responsible. Let’s take a look at what exactly social entrepreneurship is, what defines a social enterprise, and what the […]



5 Benefits of Ongoing Staff Training and Development

November 17, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

If training and developing staff is something you do once, upon hiring, then never bother to provide updates or the chance to learn new skills, we may have just discovered why your business is in the doldrums. There are so many reasons why staff training is important that, were you to ponder them all simultaneously, […]



4 Working Skills Employers Are Looking For in First Jobbers

October 21, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Getting your first job can be stressful. When you don’t have the experience to appear competitive to the job market, you can feel like you’re never going to get hired. But employers are looking for more than just a background of employment when they’re deciding who they should hire. When attempting to land your first […]



Why You Need To Become A Storyteller

September 22, 2016 | Catriona Pollard

In today’s business, communications and media climate, you also need to know how to be a storyteller. To be competitive in your business, you have to learn how to tell your narrative and share it widely. Although long-form and conventional journalism now share the stage with messages of 140 characters or less and images that […]



Success and Inner Peace: The Eighth Secret: Treat Yourself As If You Already Are What You’d Like to Be

August 23, 2016 | Dianna Jacobsen

Why put off feeling successful, or happy, or wealthy, or lucky, or healthy? Feel it TODAY! Too often, we say that “when ……… happens, then I’ll feel successful / happy / wealthy / lucky / healthy.” But the key point that we are overlooking in this belief, is that it works the other way around! […]



Happy Workers Are Satisfied And More Productive

August 8, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Effective leaders know that creating an environment where teams are happy is not just a nice idea, it is a critical business imperative. One study found that those happiest at work are a staggeringly 47% more productive at work compared with those who are least happiest, and, perhaps more importantly, 180% happier with life in […]



Which Of These 5 PR Personalities Are You?

July 15, 2016 | Catriona Pollard

Good PR practice doesn’t come naturally to everyone, and if you are noticing your competitors in the media, chances are they aware of what good PR practice entails. Pitching newsworthy and relevant stories to journalists is a great way to gain media coverage, and if done correctly is a sure fire way for you to […]



5 Outstanding Industries With Most Women In Management

July 5, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Ladies are still facing obstacles when it comes to attaining and maintaining a decent job. Women’s status in the workforce has improved. However, they still struggle for equality in most positions. Over the past decade, the number of women in senior managerial roles has indicated a very slight improvement. However, most ladies have broken the […]



Are You Using LinkedIn as a Potential Source For Work?

July 4, 2016 | Robyn Henderson

Friends know that I am a media fan – and yes one of the few people who still buy hard copy newspapers every day. Living regionally, my daily purchases include the Sydney Morning Herald and the Gold Coast Bulletin and depending on the cover stories – the Australian Financial Review, plus ABC News 24 is […]