Rugby Australia Appoints First Female CEO

Raelene Castle has been appointed head of Rugby Australia. One of the most popular sporting codes in Australia is set to be cleaned up by former CEO of NRL’s Canterbury Bulldogs. This move comes after a rebrand of Rugby Australia (formerly known […]

Brunette Or Blonde?

It seems like these days, blonde’s are having more fun, but brunettes are getting the work done. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Kasey Edwards had to dye her hair brown to be taken seriously at work. “You’re too pretty and feminine […]

7 Insights Into How To Be A Great Leader

There is a funny saying, “if you are leading but no-one is following you, you’re just out for a walk”. It’s so true though… gone are the days when respect came with the job title and ‘command and control’ was the acknowledged style […]

Change Up

Did you hear that Daniel Day Lewis is retiring from acting? THIS A TRAGEDY! Absolute tragedy. What a freakin’ talent. He won three Oscars for Best Actor – the only man ever to do so – and I defy anyone to watch him and […]

From Boardroom to Baby

Business Expert Jane Copeland Shares her tips for going out on your own… Here’s a summary of my 5 best tips for aspiring or early stage business owners: 1.What problem are you solving? The bigger and more obvious the problem your product […]

Drawing The Line – How Much To Share?

If you are working as a consultant, you probably thrive on finding and spotting opportunities which others don’t see. However, many consultants (including me), struggle with finding the right balance between networking, pitching and attracting business but not giving away too much valuable IP and […]

Making Volunteering Work For You

Many of us volunteer huge amounts of our time in support of community groups and charities. Volunteering is precious, rewarding and invaluable – but it can also be time consuming, exhausting and often demoralising. I work with not for profits in a variety of volunteer, […]

Juggling A Portfolio Career

The world of work is changing. Many of us now choose to juggle a wide range of positions, part-time roles, consultancies, appointments and partnerships over the traditional 9-5pm job. Phrases like “gig economy” and “portfolio careers” arguably describe the way women have been working for […]

Sticking To Your Values

Last week I spoke at a Women Leading Business Masterclass on the importance of sticking to your values. I was surprised by the number of women who have contacted me to share how difficult they find it to create boundaries around their professional values. […]

Slow Death By Email

The joy of getting a new computer brings with it much joy yet also much angst. I spent the better part of the weekend trying to move a massive email backup file over to my new shiny laptop only to find a […]

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