Last year was a phenomenal year for me both professionally and personally; my business grew dramatically, my work load lessened, I connected well with my family, I visited countries on my bucket list, I wrote a book (to be published in April) and I worked hard on my physical fitness and health. Looking forward to...
Networking can be a valuable way to meet new people and perhaps even land a job – or it might be a total waste of time. Here are seven tips to ensure it’s the former, rather than the latter. Most of us been there: standing awkwardly in the corner of a busy room – perhaps...
Want to fast-track your financial independence? Here are eight ways to help bring you closer to financial freedom, writes Lifetime financial adviser (and millennial) Matt Wenborn. As millennials, there’s often a gap between what we think will make us financially free versus what actually does. My story is testament to that. By 23, I was...
As a truck driver, horse enthusiast and digger operator, there is nothing that can get in Jo’s way from doing what she loves. She was the first female digger operator in the Wellington region and her aunty was the first Linehaul driver. Heavy machinery and elbow grease surely does run in her blood. Kindness too,...
Celebrating 15 years as New Zealand’s most successful shoe designer, Kathryn Wilson shares with us her journey of success, the next 15 years and how her designer toolkit has been revolutionized by the Samsung Note9. How do you balance family life and the work life? I don’t think there’s any such thing as family balance. It’s […]
Over the last 13 years, Turet Knuefermann has built a fashion brand that is known for its celebration of femininity, quality, innovation and style. Her stunning pieces seem imbued with her passion for her craft and her desire to make her customers look and feel beautiful and confident. Turet works tirelessly over all aspects of...
Three years ago Bonnie Howland, 21, decided she wanted to create a beauty product that would be sustainable, ethical and change the world in the process. This month her dream finally became one step closer to reality. With the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for her brand Indigo + Iris. Indigo + Iris aim to […]
From flexible routines to encouraging your team to take regular breaks, finding a healthy work-life balance is key to you and your team’s success. Vanessa shares her learnings on how to make the most of the last few months of the year. MORE THAN SPRING CLEANING YOUR HOME It’s not just our home that needs […]
Uber’s search for a female CEO has not been going well… The year of 2017 has been a rough one for Uber, thee company has been trying to shake off allegations of sexism as well as finding a new Chief Executive. After the resignation of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick the company vowed to hire a […]
On average women in accounting and finance roles earn 32.6 per cent less than men. However a survey found it isn’t pay disparity that’s causing the gap but rather the lack of women making it to the top jobs resulting in a gender cap. An Auckland company Consult Recruitment, surveyed nearly 9,000 kiwis who had […]
A new health drink that’s gaining traction fast is claiming to improve our thinking. Arepa was created by New Zealander Angus Brown and has already gained attention on Instagram. Within the website’s bio it claims to be scientifically designed brain nutrition, created by science and sourced by nature. View this post on Instagram You may […]
Every year job reviewing platform Fairygodboss releases an annual ranking of the 25 best companies for women to work at. If you’re actively on the search for a new job or just interested to see what else is out there, you can have a look at what jobs are a hit with women around the […]
True leaders who inspire, motivate, coach and push people to achieve more than they would otherwise do are very seldom liked by everyone they lead, at any given moment in time. Many people find it uncomfortable being stretched and challenged – even when the end result will likely be more rewarding for them in […]
Do you feel like you’re stuck in some kind of time warp that causes you to always be late? Are you always the last one to arrive at the office? Some of us are just late. Always late. And if you find that your family and friends are tired of your constantly late ways we […]
Being productive is something we all struggle with. In my mind I can plan out the perfect productive day; getting up early, working out before I go to University or work, getting all my work done early, and getting a good nights rest. In reality, this kind of productive day only happens to me once […]
I’m in a privileged position. I work for myself and run a successful business. In a typical week, I’ll work Monday to Thursday from nine to five and knock off early on Friday to have a long weekend with my family. I travel three to four times a year and don’t have to worry about […]
Many marketers think the wider their potential market is, the greater the opportunities for marketing. But, the options for more specialised, niche businesses also abound. Successful marketing is all about appropriate and relevant targeting and it’s hard to do that if your market is “anyone – men and women – aged 5 to 95”. Although […]