There are many things that Elizabeth Broderick has achieved in her role as Sex Discrimination Commissioner. One of her main aims has been to change attitudes in the workplace towards women who have responsibilities at home as carers - whether it's for their elderly parents or young children. “Work needs to fit around life and around our caring responsibilities because caring … [Read more...] about A champion for women
What is the most common factor that creates imbalance? What is the one thing that gets in the way of succeeding with our dreams to live a healthy, happy and balanced life? What is the thing we most need to release, to believe in ourselves and forge ahead when the going gets tough? My time with clients teaches me so much about human nature... Who we are and what we need... … [Read more...] about What is the first step towards creating perfect balance?
The thing I was sure about when we started Balance by Deborah Hutton was that something needed to change. The world I operated in had already changed, and I was barely keeping pace. I needed to reinvent myself and I did. I embraced the new digital revolution boots and all, and found that there was a whole community of women, just like me facing a struggle to stay relevant, to … [Read more...] about Reconnect and reinvent yourself
Breakfast radio host Amanda Keller begins most of her days at 4am. She knows that to stay 'balanced' she should take an afternoon nap - but her duties as a mother often get in the way. In this interview she talks about her struggle to maintain balance as a working mum. … [Read more...] about 4am wake-up calls and managing guilt
She has been the head of Corporate Communications at the Crown Casino in Melbourne for more than 20 years and in this interview, Ann Peacock tells Deborah that work-life balance is easier to maintain if you are in a job that you adore. … [Read more...] about Loving her job – Ann’s recipe for balance