10 Things You Need To Know About Your Value

One of the greatest challenges I see for women is for them to fully understand and appreciate how valuable and important they are. Here are 10 things you need to know about your value. 1. You are more valuable than you think As women we are often running an unconscious pattern of not being enough […]

Love Yourself – Your Life May Depend On It

This weekend I have been fortunate enough to attend the Hay House I Am Light Tour in Brisbane with Dr Wayne Dyer and Anita Moorjani. There were many beautiful and practical messages and takeaways from this conference and one I want to share with you today is from Anita Moorjani about Self-Love. Anita Moorjani is […]

Freedom February!

Release yourself from something that is causing you stress and anxiety. I’m sure you have heard about Feb Fast and giving something up for 28 days of February, which is usually alcohol, junk food or sugar after the excess of the holiday season. Well here’s Freedom February! Freedom February is releasing yourself from something which […]

Victoria Cabinet Ministry One Step Closer to Gender Equality

Victorian Cabinet Ministry One Step Closer to Gender Equality The recent announcement late last year of Daniel Andrew’s “most diverse cabinet in Australia” with nine women and 13 men is a step in the right direction of gender diversity. Gender diversity is important for many reasons. Having more women in a team of decision-makers achieves […]

Words of wisdom to maintain your sanity over the holiday period

The following is credited to Mother Teresa and was found written on the wall in Mother Teresa’s home for children in Calcutta. (Original by Kent Keith) People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, […]

Women in Business Leadership – Gail Kelly to Retire

It would be interesting to know what Westpac Group’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director has planned for the next step in her career now that she’s handing over the reins of the banking group. For 11 years, Gail Kelly she has consistently been a trailblazer. First, for being the first woman to have led […]

Australia, Let’s Say NO to Violence against Women and Children

Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick is a woman making a difference in the fight to put an end to violence against women and children. On November 25, Commissioner Broderick marked the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women with a formal statement calling for much stronger leadership in Australia to […]

Emma Watson’s UN speech to men and women

I thoroughly enjoyed actress Emma Watson’s speech on gender equality which launched the United Nations’ HeForShe campaign to end gender inequality. What a bold move to ask a young role model to stand up and speak directly at all men, young and old. Watson was a great choice, since her younger fans can be encouraged to join […]

Why is Self-Promotion Such a Challenge for Women?

One of the biggest challenges I see women dealing with in business is the struggle of self promotion – to promote one’s own interests and profile to advance in rank or position. The mere thought of self promotion evokes images of arrogance, smarminess and insincerity. Women generally shy away from self-promotion for a number of […]

Women Innovators – How Need Is Driving App Development

As phones become ‘smarter’, there is an increasing market for specialised apps. With 1.2 million apps listed in Apple’s iTunes app store, and 1.3 million in Android’s Google Play store, the market is certainly very crowded. But here are some Australian women made their apps regardless – listed them, and won accolades along the way. […]