8 TED Talks to influence your thinking in 2019

Happy New Year! I’m certain that almost everyone has returned back to work this week; with a renewed sense of hope and optimism for the year ahead. Known as “ideas worth spreading,” TED talks are great for busy career women. They’re entertaining, concise, and loaded with valuable information that can be applied to your own life. […]

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5 CHARACTER TRAITS EMPLOYERS ARE LOOKING FOR

Every employer looks for different experiences and skillsets in their workers. But while your professional background is important, your character “will have the greatest impact on whether you get the job you want,” said Brian Tracy, author of “Earn What You’re Really Worth: Maximize Your Income at Any Time in Any Market”. Regardless of the industry in […]

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A GUIDE TO WORKING REMOTELY

As the world of work evolves to meet people’s changing needs – made easier by the rise of high-speed internet and “free” Wi-Fi connectivity – working out of the office is fast becoming the new normal. This newfound “freedom” may be tough for some employees to adjust to, particularly where their role requires them to be […]

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AGILITY IN THE WORKPLACE

Agility (noun) – ability to move quickly and easily. An agile or change-ready organization is able to quickly adapt to changing circumstances; it is ready for anything. It can respond instantaneously to changing customer demands. Parallel to this, an agile of change-ready employee is essential to the success of an organisation.  Author, Jessica Pryce-Jones calculates that people […]

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EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE 101

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is defined as: the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. Emotional intelligence is the key to both personal and professional success, however it’s a tricky skill to master. I, myself still grapple with this – 11 years in the world of […]

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