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Who is a Leader’s Most Important Raving Fan?

April 13, 2017 | Sally Dooley

A leader’s effectiveness relies on their ability to influence through creating positive relationships. When their team,  boss and most important stakeholders all hold them in high esteem, chances are that the leader is able to influence effectively. However, there is an even more critical positive relationship that as a leader you need to nurture,  and […]



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 […]



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

Communicate and stay in contact with your clients

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 […]