Government Schovernment: Make It Happen

I was eves dropping on a cafe conversation next to me. Two well-heeled women were talking about the 2014 Australian Budget. They were bagging out the 'work until you are 70 then retire' policy surrounding superannuation.  Their major point of contention was in your working life you work and you have no time for enjoying things or doing what you … [Read more...]

Five Proven Ways to Confident Public Speaking

Public speaking can be engaging, inspiring and informational. Or it can be petrifying, paralysing or disengaging. At some point in your career, public speaking becomes something you ‘just’ do, either in a meeting, pitching for work, with a client or perhaps presenting as a Subject Matter Expert. The most common niggle my clients fear is ‘not … [Read more...]

Corridor Cred – Better Influence

How do you acquire influence in the workplace?   How do you stand out from everyone else? How do you persuade others to listen to you without screaming at them ‘listen to me’ or ‘making them’? My clients this week past have all said words along the lines of ‘you are so certain. How can I become like that’? Part of my role is to help my clients … [Read more...]

Employee Job Seeking – DON’T’s

Your productivity and performance can suffer and raise unnecessary eyebrows, when you are already employed and actively seeking other employment. It can be difficult to balance effort, focus, scheduling, motivation and enthusiasm. Unless you are an experienced actor, do this wisely or you will cause unnecessary red flags to start being raised or … [Read more...]

Employee Job Seeking – DO’s

Your productivity and performance can suffer and raise unnecessary eyebrows, when you are already employed and actively seeking other employment. It can be difficult to balance effort, focus, scheduling, motivation and enthusiasm. Unless you are an experienced actor, do this wisely or you will cause unnecessary red flags to start being raised or … [Read more...]