• June 22, 2020
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Could our working lives have changed for the better?


  • May 1, 2020
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Business, Career, Leadership, Personal Growth, Stress Management,

Job Security?? But weren’t you thinking about a career change anyway?

As we start to slowly emerge from lockdown many people will be asking; Will I lose my job?  “Stood down”, what does it mean anyway?  Am I in the right job? These uncertain times can certainly bring up the concern of job security, but also presents an opportunity to truly check in with yourself and […]

  • April 16, 2020
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Blog, Career, Leadership, Teen Development,

The ‘new normal’ awaits, are you ready?

The ‘new normal’ is going to be quite different to what it used to be. Spending time at home has given you time to think. Are you thinking about undertaking further study, or setting up a new business? Now is a good time to start your plan and make the most of new opportunities. The […]

  • March 2, 2020
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Blog, Personal Growth, Relationships, Teen Development,

7 Tips for setting boundaries with teenagers

7  Tips for setting boundaries with teenagers Why do teens test the boundaries? Why won’t they listen to you? How can you control their behaviours more? Common questions, with a Secret Solution. Teens test the boundaries for several reasons; to aim for a sense of freedom, to get your attention, to determine what they can […]

  • February 6, 2020
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Blog, Business, Leadership, Personal Growth, Relationships,

Are you clear on your boundaries?

Are you clear on your boundaries in your business? I was working with one of my favourite clients, she is a well established business woman, energetic, focused and highly driven.  We were working on her business, she was growing but it was lacking foundation and visibility. In one of our sessions we looked at her […]

  • February 2, 2020
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Blog, Personal Growth, Relationships, Teen Development,

Identify with “I’m shy”? 5 steps to FREEDOM from “shyness”

5 Steps to FREEDOM from “shyness” You will often hear people who are reluctant to put themselves “out there” say, “I’m shy”.  They are almost always struggling with low self-esteem. They can also have minimal self-awareness and not sure about how they come across. They fear that someone will think badly of us or reject […]

  • January 5, 2020
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Career, Leadership, Personal Growth, Wellness for individuals and corporations,

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should Have you ever found yourself doing things that you are competent at, but that you don’t particularly enjoy? While you may not actively dislike the tasks, they certainly don’t energise you and perhaps they even leave you feeling bored. Maybe you’ve thought about moving into a new […]

  • December 4, 2019
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Business, Career, Leadership, Personal Growth,

Dealing with Ambiguity

Dealing with Ambiguity Dealing with ambiguity is a competency that often comes up in the workplace and is something my clients often talk to me about, both in a personal and professional context. What is ambiguity and why is it desirable?  Dealing with ambiguity is about coping effectively with change, it’s about being able to […]

  • October 22, 2019
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Teen Development,

Why Your Teen Struggles to Make Decisions

Every teen must make big decisions that will impact the course of their lives. In high school, this relates to which subjects they will study in VCE, which determine what ATAR score they may get, which determines what degree and University they will get into, etc. But behind those decisions, is another decision that plagues […]

  • September 22, 2019
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Business, Career, Personal Growth,

Ignite The Creative Spark

As a creative coach and mentor, creativity is well and truly at the crux of everything I do, everything I coach and everything I am. I wholeheartedly believe that creativity is something that can be ignited in each and every one of us regardless of who we are or what we do for a living. […]

  • August 17, 2019
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Business, Career, Leadership, Personal Growth,

3 Steps to Leading a Multigenerational Team

3 Steps to Leading a Multi-generational Team Gen Y have not only now entered the workplace, but they have also entered management roles which means that they need to lead, motivate and engage different generations with each bearing their own strengths.  The challenge is as much about understanding the generational differences and communicating and leading […]

  • July 2, 2019
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Career, Teen Development,

Helping your Teen get their Ideal Job – in Six Steps!

Helping your Teen get their Ideal Job – in Six Steps! Whether you’re a parent of a teen, a teacher or youth work professional, you are positioned in an important role. You have the influence and obligation to assist your teen to navigate their way from adolescence into young adulthood. With youth unemployment at high […]

  • May 6, 2019
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Blog, Business, Career, Leadership,

Are you fishing with the right net?

 Are you fishing with the right net? As you start a business your focus will likely will be on acquiring clients and building your database to help covert future clients.   It can be quite easy to go off on tangent when someone comes to you for your input.  You get excited about a new client […]

  • April 9, 2019
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Blog, Business, Career, Personal Growth, Uncategorized,

Exploring your Blindspots

We all have blind spots. You know, those things others seem to know about us that we can’t see for ourselves, or perhaps it’s something we’re aware of in general, but we miss in specific instances, or we may be aware of our behaviour, but miss the impact it has on others. Whichever way, if […]

  • March 20, 2019
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Career, Leadership, Personal Growth, Wellness for individuals and corporations,

Are you ‘Pot Bound’? What’s the impact on your potential?

Are you ‘Pot Bound’? What’s the impact on your potential? We have a very tall eucalyptus tree in our front yard. It must be well over 10 metres tall. We’ve watched this tree grow over the past 10 or so years from a sapling that was given to me by a friend who used to […]

  • November 1, 2018
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Blog, Leadership, Personal Growth, Teen Development,

The Importance of Knowing Your Core Values

The Importance of Knowing Your Core Values A key component in our personal development and wellbeing is increasing self-awareness around our core values. When talking about values, we’re talking about what’s most important to us in life and this will be different for everyone. In fact, it will be different for each of us at […]

  • March 1, 2017
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Blog, Personal Growth, Teen Development,

Who are Your Teachers?

Who are Your Teachers? Our teachers in life come in all shapes are sizes. For example, my kids are often my teachers. I know I’m biased, but I think they’re amazing little people. While both display these characteristics, one son loves passionately, thinks with such clarity, is compassionate and very patient. The other is creative […]

  • November 16, 2016
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Blog, Personal Growth, Relationships,

Social Confidence -It is what you say it is

Have you heard yourself or a loved one repeatedly saying, “I’m shy”?  If the answer is yes, read on.  I am guessing that well over 50% of readers will be reading on…. If you are a parent and you heard your child say  “I can’t do that” or “I’m hopeless at that” you would most […]