Leveraging silver linings of Covid-19

*This post is an unedited extract of an original article published and featured as the cover of the Association of Corporate Counsel's July/August...

Lawyering and Teamwork

*Photo: Team Legal at the Women in Law Awards 2019 This is an unedited version of the original article that was published in the Association of...

Conference keynote in Johannesburg 2019

June 2019 was nothing short of an epic month. Though not just because of the usual end of financial year madness that work always brings. I was...
Guest Post from Nikki: The art of The Ask

Guest Post from Nikki: The art of The Ask

Nikki is a direct report of mine at work who is hilariously funny, energetic and if I were to describe her in one word: bold. She also avidly shares my belief in women sharing their experiences to support one another to succeed. I invited her (without any coercion...

“Must Dos” when preparing for an interview

“Must Dos” when preparing for an interview

I was recently asked for my thoughts on how to best prepare for an interview. It has been awhile since I last had a formal interview, so I reflected on what I have personally learnt from in the past, as well as things I have responded to positively as an interviewer...

5 tips for being a charming conversationalist

5 tips for being a charming conversationalist

Some of you may have already read my post about the agony an introvert feels when faced with the inevitable networking drinks event. Since then I have thought more about what noticeable behaviours I have seen in others that make them charismatic and pleasant to...

Warren Buffett

It’s only when the tide goes out that you discover who’s been swimming naked.

Michelle Obama

I never cut class. I loved getting A’s, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.

Coco Chanel

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

60 Seconds on Australian property buying

I was speaking to a friend who was talking about her recent purchase of a home with her long-term partner. And it dawned on her. She had absolutely zero idea what needed to happen next and what it all financially meant for them, for her. It was the cliché “he took...

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