Motherhood Statements are not on!

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Recently I attended a webinar hosted by international communications experts rogenSi, where they talked about using more persuasive language in our everyday business communications. For me, this could mean meetings with colleagues, interviews with candidates, presenting my services as an

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It’s a 3 step process: Resign with dignity; Goodbyes with self-respect; Start anew with collegial engagement.

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It can be a pretty tough time that business of resigning and changing jobs. We all know it’s typically rated amongst some of the most stressful events in life. Over the years, I have seen countless people go through the

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Degrees for unicorns… where are all the category management experts?

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I’ve been told I’m a “unicorn”. At first I didn’t get it (I actually had to google what it could have meant?). Then as years passed by, I’ve become acutely aware that I’m not a mythical creature, and that people

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Overwhelmed? Gratitude as a business strategy.

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Running your own business can be challenging and life itself can be overwhelming. I’ve said it here before. Last week I was named in the Top 50 Small Business Leaders of Australia by Inside Small Business magazine. It was an absolute

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And just like that, I’m off to a new team!

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In November I’m taking on a new role with the Carlton Football Club as a full time coach in an elite sporting environment. I’ll be going from working as a corporate recruiter to working with elite sportsmen and women. It

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Challenging questions about change

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“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor E. Frankl Have you ever wondered why the subject of change can provoke strong emotions? Back in the fixed-line age of last

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A homecoming with fresh eyes

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We’ve written about the benefits of Boomerang Hires, but what’s it really like to leave a company and return again a couple of years later? Two years ago I left Slade Group to see what life was like on the

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From Temporary to Team Leader

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Many moons ago I walked through the doors of Slade Group to register as a temporary candidate. I had just come off a self-imposed two month work break and I was finally done with lounging in pyjamas and drinking wine

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