If you work full time like me, your office space is your home away from home. Having a space that you feel comfortable in, will help you be more productive, creative and inspired. So, I have put together some of my favourite office space inspirations for you to create in your office, to make you feel good about turning up to work everyday.
Anyone that knows me understands that Family will always be my number one priority. There is nothing that I love more than walking into my home after a days work and having my six year old daughter, Charlotte, run to me to give me a big kiss and…..
This is a common struggle that so many women have. We all aim for WLB (Work, Life, Balance), but is it possible? Some of us may try without success to have a good WLB and I am sure some of us are very successful at it. Me? Sometimes I feel like I have WLB and sometimes I feel like..
No one is perfect, certainly not me, but I think we all strive at some time or another in our life to achieve a certain level of satisfaction in being the best you can be. This can mean different things for different people. For me it is being kind hearted and caring for my fellow human beings, for others it is ….
With 1/3 of job vacancies in Australia not advertised, cold calling is a skill worth honing to take advantage of this hidden job market. Majority of my clients dread the ‘cold call’ to prospective employers. If you take into consideration that the word ‘cold’ does not bring a warm feeling, people attach negative meaning to the process. So flip it!
When I ask my clients to tell me a little about themselves I find they struggle to come up with an answer. A common response is ‘there is not much to tell’ I challenge this response and say that everyone has a lot to say, I challenge you to look inward and see the person you really are.
Becoming a mother was one of the most important milestones that I wanted to achieve in my life. I really loved everything about it, including the whole labour experience. Don’t get me wrong there was nothing pretty or enjoyable about the pain, but I loved the excitement around it.
As a full-time, working, single parent, I find there are often two things that I severely lack; time and money (though it was tempting to write patience instead of money). I truly struggle to balance my time effectively and ensure that I have time for both my work and my child.
Gone are the days when the only way to get hired was to present all of your qualifications and list every single one of your skill set down on a piece of paper; we are living in the year 2015 and there are higher priorities to organisations now.
I don’t know about you, but there have been times when I have absolutely hated my job and wished I’d get fired, and times when I think I’m changing the world (a girl needs to aim high!). I’d like to say the good times outweigh the bad, but they may be on a par these days.