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7 Ways to Boost Your Boldness as a Leader

March 6, 2017 | Sally Dooley

Boldness has long been considered necessary for effective leadership. Intuitively you recognise the value of a bold leader: they are inspiring to be around and they challenge you to grow beyond your current limitations.  Although boldness has traditionally been associated with male leaders, the latest research from Harvard Business Review shows that women scored slightly […]



Want Your Business to Thrive? Rediscover Your Spirit of Adventure.

February 21, 2017 | Sue Lester

You may be thinking, “I don’t have TIME for adventure! Who’ll do all the work while I swan off to the Himalayas?”  Or perhaps even the mere idea of “adventure” is exhausting?  The thing is, adventure comes in many forms, and it’s exactly what you need to get over the relentless grind and stress. The […]



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 […]



How To Become an Influencer in Your Industry

February 6, 2017 | Catriona Pollard

Being a person of influence in your industry can offer many rewarding benefits. It can help you build a reputable brand and attract potential client or customer to your brand. An influencer is a person recognised as someone to look to for expert advice, knowledge and opinions. To become a person of influence in your […]



The World Needs Women Entrepreneurs

January 18, 2017 | David Solomon

There is a gradual but steady global shift that I believe will result in women being the inevitable future leaders of our societies. If not, at the very least the current imbalance will be redressed. What is needed in business today is a better grasp of (and comfort with) relationships of all kinds. And this […]



Be Intentional: People Are Watching You!

December 14, 2016 | Sally Dooley

My son was waiting at the bus stop across the street from our house recently when the woman next to him asked, ‘Are you Batman?’ She could see his surprise and quickly explained that years ago she and her daughter would wait for the bus each morning and frequently see through our front window, Batman […]



Be On Record When You Speak

December 12, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

In the effort of CPI (continuous personal improvement not Consumer Price Index, as an Accountant would say!), I am always open to improving myself. Last month I had the privilege of being the MC for a Melbourne Cup function with over 200 guests at our local RSL Club. The learning experience I gained from this […]



How PR and Social Media Can Help You to Become a Recognised Expert

November 25, 2016 | Catriona Pollard

Every person, brand and organisation has stories to tell. For entrepreneurs wanting to become an expert or thought leader in their field, the challenge is figuring out what their story is, how to make it resonate with people and how to use it to boost their profile as a thought leader. As an entrepreneur myself, […]



How To 10X The Effectiveness of Your Delegation

November 9, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Delegation is a critical leadership skill and in my experience as a leadership coach and facilitator,  it is not done well at any level in many organisations! Leaders and managers frequently miss out on the opportunity to build capability and improve productivity; engage and motivate their team; align their own and other’s strengths and passions […]



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 […]