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Part 1: 3 Ways to Fail-safe Your Prized Relationships – At Home and at Work.

July 10, 2014 | Sue Lester

Relationships at work and home Part 1

It’s easier to mend a relationship than to find a brand new one and start afresh.  Consider the emotional and financial cost of divorce, of sacking and hiring staff, of ‘breaking up’ with a joint venture partner.  Are you wincing at the thought? Relationships are to be valued and nurtured to remain gold. There are just 3 […]

Staying on Top of it All – Life Balance For Busy Women # 6

July 9, 2014 | Dianna Jacobsen Brunner

Keep on track and don't let 'something shiny' divert your attention away from the main game; achieving your desired goals.

Welcome back! Let’s continue on the journey of designing our own ‘Big Picture’, our road-map for creating the life we desire. By now, you will have your special journal and the vision for your ‘Life’ will be starting to take shape. This is your ‘Design My Own Big Picture’ journal.  Keep it beside your bed, […]

Engaging Your Team Through On-site Training

July 4, 2014 | Sarah Savvas

Get you staff excited about training. Here's 3 ways to make your training sessions more engaging.

Corporate training has seen massive growth in the past three years, with training expenditures exceeding $130 billion worldwide. The reasons are due to both the economic recovery, as well as businesses discovering vast gaps in their employees skill sets. Although most companies understand the need for ongoing training, many have difficulty getting their workers excited […]

Delegate or Die!

June 6, 2014 | Sue Lester

Stop trying to be the jack of all trades and do it all. Start delegating - it's good for your own health and sanity.

Ok, so the title is a little dramatic, but seriously, if you persist in insisting on doing it all yourself, something has to give – your health, your relationships or your business, perhaps all three.  What’s the highest risk for you right now?  What are the consequences of that ‘dying’? Is having so much to do […]

Staying on Top of it All – Life Balance for Busy Women #5

June 4, 2014 | Dianna Jacobsen Brunner

Put yourself in the picture with 'Me' time or you will get lost in the chaos of business and life.

I hope you’ve joined me once more to continue our journey to create a balanced and fulfilling life. Last time, we discussed drawing up your ‘Life’ in a 9-square grid, supporting you to make mindful choices of how to best optimise your time and energy to create the life you desire. Let’s build on that…. […]

Does Your Business Need More Empathy?

May 23, 2014 | Ingrid Cliff

Empathy it can be your best customers service tool.

If you believe the research, women are naturally more empathetic than men. But why is that a good thing in business? Empathy is defined by Simon Baron-Cohen as “Our ability to identify what someone else is thinking or feeling, and to respond to their thoughts and feelings with an appropriate emotion.” (1) Researchers suggest that […]

Your Way or The Highway?

May 1, 2014 | Sue Lester

Other people are entitled to have opinions. It is not always about who is right and who is wrong.

How do you like to think  of yourself?  Tolerant, compassionate as well as motivated and successful (or heading that way)?  Yet how do you respond when someone disagrees with ‘your’ way of getting things done?  Calmly consider their view and suggestions, or instantly feel defensive or irritated?  You could be missing a valuable opportunity if […]

Staying on Top of it All – Life Balance for Busy Women #4

April 30, 2014 | Dianna Jacobsen Brunner

Use these strategies and techniques to create your very own 'Big Picture' journal.

Today I’d like to share with you a ‘magical’ strategy I devised many years ago, which has supported countless women to overcome the constant juggle and struggle of managing the many and varied roles of our busy lives. You will need two things: a ‘special’ journal – one that’s new and nice and that you’ll enjoy writing […]

Stop Overwhelm With A Brain Dump!

April 4, 2014 | Sue Lester

Do a Mega Brain Dump. You'll de-stress, sleep better and achieve more at work.

Have you ever experienced that feeling of overwhelm when you have so much going around in your head that you suspect you are about to go into meltdown? When you have so much to do and to remember and there are so many people depending on you?

Only 3 Months to Go – How are you tracking this financial year?

March 10, 2014 | Sue Lester

Think before posting any content online - because you will be judge by it.

The beauty of planning in financial and calendar years is you get two fresh starts.  So did you put January to good use? How are your goals, particularly financial ones, tracking?  Goals?  Yes, those ones you wrote down.  Your planning must be written down otherwise you simply stress yourself out with everything swilling around in […]