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Tricks to conquer your internal willpower battle

In the last 18 months I have managed to bed down a routine of going to the gym 2-3 times a week. This is a big deal for someone who does not like exercise (still don’t) and doesn’t particularly love a plate of steamed vegetables. I recently read an interesting article...
The perils of loving your job

The perils of loving your job

“You’re killing yourself for a job that would replace you within a week if you dropped dead”. This was the headline that captured my attention on facebook a few days ago, and prompted me to read the ensuing blog post on...

Public Speaking Hacks

Public Speaking Hacks

My friends and colleagues wouldn’t be surprised to know that I was on the school debating team. I did this for all six years of high school, and then was a judge for the same school competitions when I went to university. At the time I really enjoyed the art of a well...

Things I wish I thought more about as a shiny new graduate

Things I wish I thought more about as a shiny new graduate

It can be daunting and overwhelming as you make the transition from a newly minted university graduate into the working world. You start your life progressing through chapters, from the bottom and moving up as your grow and learn. Formally finishing your schooling is...

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...

Legal Innovation & Tech Fest: the ultimate contracts management system

This post is an excerpt reproduced from the original article written by one of the team members from the Eventful Group, and was published on the Legal Innovation & Tech Fest Blog. The article is a summary of some key...

Warren Buffett

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

Michelle Obama

You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.

Coco Chanel

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door

Why style and intelligence are synonymous with success

“Style and intelligence are not mutually exclusive.” This tagline is a shorthand way to convey one of my personal beliefs. The second aspect of that ethos is straightforward and we no doubt all plug away in our jobs, upskill ourselves with new certifications and read...
Tips from the Shoe Dog

Tips from the Shoe Dog

It is customary for me to do fun reading on the plane whenever flying for a holiday. By fun reading I mean leisurely, not work-related, not academic-studies-related good old fashioned fiction. There’s never enough time in the week to really dedicate solid hours to...

Steps to being a financially independent woman

Steps to being a financially independent woman

Many women around the world remember the awe and wonder they felt over Carrie Bradshaw’s wardrobe (and that bankruptcy inducing shoe collection). What some of us may not remember is the brief conversation the four friends had around their approaches to their finances,...