In 2019 the wellness industry is booming – from nutritionists to yoga teachers, there’s now a higher demand than ever before for all things health and fitness related, and it’s not just overseas. We had a chat to six New Zealand women who have all taken that big risk of starting their own business to […]
Sarah Walker is a New Zealand woman who pushes herself to her limit at every given chance, and encourages us to get back up and never give up trying. She has stayed strong when facing adversity and found her place as a woman in a male-dominated arena. We sought inspiration from Walker and we also...
Society burdens us with conventions and expectations: go to university, get a job, climb the career ladder, have a family… the list goes on. But what happens when these norms differ from what you want in life? Sarah Knight, corporate-world thrall turned author and anti‑self help guru, discusses how she determined her own idea of...
Head into the new year prepared for anything, with the latest news and pieces from the success world. New Year, a New (organised) You As we enter the New Year, we have the best intentions to create new habits that better our health and our year. Common habits include; becoming fitter and stronger, making more...
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 […]
If you’ve been on Facebook today, you may have noticed a post on your news feed saying today is International day of the girl. But what is that exactly? I have to be honest I wasn’t aware of this day before this year. And yes it is a separate event from International Women’s day. What […]
I’m sure we’ve all had times where we’ve scrolled through the Instagram feeds of successful bloggers and wondered how the heck do they take such good pictures? As it turns out- if you’ve got a keen eye for detail and with the help of a few handy hints you can have an enviable Instagram easy […]
Specialising has taken my business to the next level. My goal is to have a small base of exceptional clients. This year I’ve made some significant business decisions to achieve it. The last 10 years I’ve acquired thousands of clients. I can’t provide that many people with a high level of service and I don’t […]
The Dove self esteem project has launched in New Zealand with the aim to change 18,000 young Kiwis lives. The project provides parents, teachers and mentors with self esteem building programmes. Including ‘Confident me’ which is a resource for teachers to help improve boost self esteem and reduce body image concerns. There’s also ‘Uniquely me’ […]
Having a job interview and the idea of going to an unfamiliar place and talking to unfamiliar people could make some of us really nervous! Your goal is to get the job and first impressions are everything. So to look and feel your best for this interview, here are some tips you could try out: […]
If you’re looking to succeed, you’ve got to be passionate. You’ve got to be driven and you’ve got to care. You know what makes that a whole lot easier? Surrounding yourself with people who think the same way. In my experience, some of New Zealand’s most talented and driven individuals can be found in small […]
In 1893 we were the first country to give women the right to vote and we set a global benchmark for equality. In saying that, one would think New Zealand would continue to strive to be at the forefront of equality in every area of life. That is not always the case it would seem. […]
19-year-old education and rights activist Malala Yousafzai finished school last week and has since created a Twitter account. Hi, Twitter. — Malala (@Malala) July 7, 2017 Posting her first tweet on July 8 she has already gained over 700, 000 followers and plans to use the platform to help her campaign. She also announced she […]
Friendship is a super important aspect of our everyday lives. Lately I’ve found myself getting caught up in work commitments, university work and spending time with my partner and not having enough time to see my friends as often as I’d like. We all know friendship is a two-way street, but when you’re having trouble […]
Being interviewed for a new job is always a nerve-wracking experience. There’s the stress of making a great first impression and answering the questions correctly. All while keeping calm and poised in front of a group of strangers in an entirely new place. However, a new study has suggested that women are given a tougher […]
For many, being fired from two consecutive high-profile jobs would be enough reason to just call it a day (or at the very least, seriously reconsider their career path), but then, Sarah Robb O’Hagan isn’t most people. Once an unemployed Kiwi graduate, O’Hagan is now the chief executive officer of the successful Flywheel Sports, an […]
Joy Spence, has the distinction of being the first female Master Blender in the spirits industry. 2017 marks her 20th Anniversary as Master Blender and she has created a limited edition 25-year-old minimum aged rum – Appleton Estate Joy Anniversary Blend – to celebrate this special milestone. Joy shares her thoughts on her career, the […]