Bust Your Own Loser Myth


A lawyer friend recently told me of starting out in her profession, working with an accomplished female barrister whom she greatly admired, and being stunned

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Introducing Honestly Woman


It has been an interesting few days.
I love what I do, working with clients who are either publishing their own career-changing book or going through some type

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What treasures are buried in your midden?


A Saturday morning ritual here – read Kath Noonan’s column, Last Word, in the Courier Mail lift-out, now called ‘Canvas’. This gem is from January

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A joyful new career at 60+

Erwachsene bei der Weiterbildung

Lessons from Hilda Des Arts
In 2001 while I was Team Leader establishing the Ipswich office of The Smith Family Learning for Life Program (located

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What a powerful idea can do!

Crew with trophy hi res

There we were, 23 women in red, mostly novice sailors, average age 40-plus, erupting in cheers in a crowded auditorium in Gladstone as we were

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Patt Gregory, author of ‘Woodwork for Women’

Patt Gregory is a vivacious petite woman who loves her world of work – teaching woodworking to women in Mullumbimby, northern New South Wales, one

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