Pick the most exciting project on your plate right now. You want to choose the one that calls to you the most. Think through how much time you want to devote to it each day/week/month. To get there, think of all the bite-sized steps that go into it and estimate how long each takes and the frequency. Don’t just turn to it during the dregs of your schedule – proactively protect time for it.Continue reading →
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Career tips for professional working women on Leadership, Business Relationships, Communication, Public speaking , Self-Development, Changing Job, Work Etiquette and Gender Equality.
I had been working for almost 20 years in old media and had a small following from that, but I knew this community didn’t feel really connected to me. The connection we had was built on me taking pretty pictures and posting vanilla captions. I didn’t really have any real influence I could be proud of.Continue reading →
You will exert a lot of effort and time to accomplish your goals. Wouldn’t it be better to not have to do it alone? What if you could work on your dream with people who held your same values and beliefs?Continue reading →
It’s unfortunate, but most corporate career ladders are designed around the average time it takes to learn and level up, which doesn’t work well for employees who check all the boxes much sooner. For those employees, the next best solution is to go somewhere new where they would be evaluated for their new capabilities, and compensated accordingly…Continue reading →
Good rapport is magic because it allows people to feel closer to us and eventually be more easily persuaded by our agenda because they like us. This may sound a tad inauthentic but let me assure you, in a world that has been socially distanced, a world increasingly polarized, these innate steps of connection need to be signposted to bring us back together.Continue reading →
In a cruel twist of fate, Rachael Lynch was awarded World Hockey Goalkeeper of the Year in 2019 and dropped from the Australian team the next. What followed was a 150-day legal battle against Hockey Australia, which she won, enabling her to rejoin her team to compete in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. We caught up with Rachael almost one year on from her victory, and just one month after her retirement from international sport, to bring you her advice on navigating dysfunctional leadership and toxic workplace culture.Continue reading →