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...
Establishing your own personal board

Establishing your own personal board

I have been reflecting recently on the article I wrote on Developing Your Own Personal Strategic Plan in relation to having a framework for your career, and it occurred to me, I had missed a crucial element. It should go without saying that part of having a career...

Investing in your career, Warren Buffett-style

Investing in your career, Warren Buffett-style

I recently watched a documentary about Warren Buffett. It was a really insightful story that illustrated the key themes that underpin how Mr Buffett came to be the Oracle of Omaha. You don’t need to be a finance or investment professional to appreciate and understand...

Developing your own personal strategic plan

Developing your own personal strategic plan

In my earlier article on My First Bad Working Experience I mentioned the performance review period that many of us go through in some form every year in our workplaces. With that cycle generally finishing up and over for most, now is a time for future focussed...

How do you define success?

How do you define success?

I was asked this question recently and I had to think long and hard to really understand what I genuinely see as success. On first reaction to a question like that people might think of tangible things, like that promotion they recently received. Or forms of material...

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...

"Member experience is underpinned by community standards and expectations…it’s almost like the ‘pub test’ has been enshrined in legislation" 🍻 @JordenLam @HowesMelinda

#Insurance #GID #Superannuation #HannoverRE #AIA #TAL

I welcome the Government scrapping the outdated $450 #superannuation threshold, which passed through Parliament today. This change will help improve women’s financial security in #retirement. A fantastic result for many @HESTASuper members. http://hesta.co/6013KP2y5 #genderequality

Plenty of discussion has been had re growth or value given rising inflation and interest rate expectations. Here's an all-terrain strategy to help investors navigate the uncertainty. @moneymanage @LivewireMarkets