6 Amazing Female Traders

November 20th, 2017|Categories: Leadership Skills|

We often associate the world of banking and trading with men. Historically, it has been an industry heavily dominated by male leadership. When faced with an ‘old boy’s club’ like this, it’s even harder for women to get ahead. Women need to be twice as good as their male peers to make their name in

The Importance of Body Language In The Workplace

November 10th, 2017|Categories: Leadership Skills|

Body language is at work in all aspects of our lives. Unspoken communication can say as much as the words that come out of our mouths. In the workplace, it’s especially important to understand how body language operates and the things we may unwittingly be communicating. Women particularly find it hard to stamp their authority

We’re Still Fighting For Pay in 2017

October 18th, 2017|Categories: Leadership Skills|

This article originally appeared on Medium.com. Written by Nikki Jenkinson. The Continued Fight for Pay Equity  Lisa Wilkinson set the internet on fire last night with her shock and immediate departure from Channel 9, reportedly because they were unable to reach a decision in relation to her demands for equal pay. Gender pay disparity is

10 Most Powerful Female Leaders in History

October 5th, 2017|Categories: Leadership Skills|

History books are dominated by powerful male leaders, and even today we're a long way from reaching gender equality. However, not all of History's powerful leaders are men! Some of the greatest leaders in history are fearless females. Here are some of the women who have led the way and rightly earned a place amongst

We Asked 5 Leaders For Advice On Stepping Up

September 18th, 2017|Categories: Leadership Skills|

Making sense of your potential can be tough and confusing. What’s most difficult is that it’s different for everyone. There’s no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution for figuring out what to do next. For instance, perhaps you’re feeling stuck or uncertain about where to take your career? If that’s the case, then you’ll need to reflect on what

Why We Need Gender Equity Now

September 18th, 2017|Categories: Leadership Skills|

We need gender equity now. Those are words often uttered in social justice circles, and recently, across a number of headlines. What does that mean? More broadly, how is gender equity different than gender equality? If gender equality is the end, gender equity is the means. Gender equality "does not mean that women and men will become

Why Work/Life Balance isn’t the Goal You Should Aim For

September 18th, 2017|Categories: Leadership Skills|

More and more women, especially millennials, are prioritizing “work/life balance” when seeking jobs. I commend these women for prioritizing their own self-care, as I always tell clients I work with to “put the oxygen mask on themselves first.” The problem with this particular mentality as it is framed is it inherently implies that work and

How to Set Goals: 7 Unconventional Tips for Smart Women

September 18th, 2017|Categories: Leadership Skills|

If you’re feeling the urge to make plans, get organized, or develop new habits, check out the following goal-setting tips which I’ve picked up from working with smart and talented women. Some of these are contrary to popular beliefs, but they have all been road-tested by my clients and helped them successfully accomplish what they set out

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