The working mama turning Chaos to Calm

Chrissie has ‘life is what you make it’ attitude and believes that there is no one way to do things right. She doesn’t believe in perfectionism and says that women should support one another to have the confidence to do the things that they feel is right for their…

An inspiring leader: Sallyanne Atkinson on women, expectations and life

Sallyanne Atkinson’s interview on Mamamia’s podcast I Don’t Know How She Does It had me sitting up, listening intently. I was fascinated by her journey and her attitude to life. Here are my favourite quotes from that interview…

5 minute fillers for parent-baby bonding

As a working parent, quality time with my daughter is important. I believe there are enough hours in the day, but I am very conscious to use my time wisely. One thing I am doing lately is making sure I make the most of otherwise ‘wasted’ time by using it…

5 TED Talks to inspire working women

We all need a little inspiration from time to time. From leadership to time management and work-life balance (or are we calling it work-life mix these days?), here are 5 of my favourite TED Talks to motivate and inspire working women…

Kim Stone doesn’t have a ‘job’, she has a career and a business!

Kim Stone has many roles including wife, mum of two, career woman, business woman, friend, daughter and sister (in no particular order!). When I asked Kim about her job, her reply was that she doesn’t have a job, she has a career and a business! Go you, Kim…

Should we leave our personal life at home?

We’re often told that we should keep our personal lives separate from our work lives, but I don’t agree that we should leave our personal lives at the door when we go to work. In fact, I think we should encourage employees and colleagues to share more about…

Start with WHY

‘People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.’ To drive decision making, we need to communicate from the inside-out. We need to start with why…