Build Your Family and Career

Great career success need not come at the cost of a fulfilling family life. People who balance it right, both men and women, come out at the end of their working life much happier for it. Get organised It is virtually impossible to juggle a multitude of...

Who will I be today?

Being a mother and managing a business is similar to having two jobs - both full time. Many mums would love to enjoy a healthier work-life balance. The problem is that work timings are extending, the work is getting more stressful and taking a physical...

#gotyourbacksista

A few weeks ago, I was really pleased to be invited to be part of a terrific initiative that I believe has real potential, both in my home town of Newcastle, Australia and across the globe. Creator of the juggernaut that is the Sista Code Melissa Histon...

I Call Bulls**t On Work Life Balance.

Perfect work-life balance! The Utopian concept might be possible in some other reality, but it certainly isn’t so in the packed lives we all live today. While it is something we all covet and seek out, the harsh truth is, you are never going to...

Our expectations should be our own.

I recently heard an interview on ABC radio with Natalie Kon-Yu and Christie Nieman who were inspired with two other Melbourne writers to write a book called Mothers and Others. While the book explores (and I paraphrase) the good, the bad and the ugly sides...

How do you Measure Success?

Too many people have a skewed perception of success. If you ask a bunch of people how they would define success, you would get different answers. Some would say they would consider themselves successful, when they have a great career. Others would say that for...

Go on, blame the Marketer!

I am sure many of you played with Lego as kids. Many of you would have had your own Lego and some would have played with their siblings Lego, either way, at some point in your life – you were into it. Fast forward 20 or...

Do you like you? Cause I like you.

I adore this song by Colbie Cailat. This song has changed me. I have listened to it a number of times now and I relate to it so very much. I think about what I look like each and every day. Do I look good enough?...

I’m sorry that I am not sorry.

I have a challenge for all of those wise and awesome women of the world. Go through a day without saying, "I'm sorry". I know it sounds easy, but as women, we actually spend a lot of our time saying sorry for things we don't actually...