Tell us a little bit about yourself and your current job? I’m a mum, career coach and professional speaker. I help adults to revitalise their careers and have a special interest in supporting return to work mums through an in-person and online workshop I developed called CareerSmart Mums. For the past 18 months I have been speaking on resilience and mental health after … [Read more...] about Women of Balance: Donna Thistlewaite, passionate about inspiring and improving the lives of others
One thing we know for sure, self-confident people are more successful in all areas of life, and successful people have high self-confidence. Low self-confidence at work leads to self-doubt, fear of failure, and fear of taking risks and voicing your opinion. WE KNOW THIS. So why are women constantly questioning their self-worth, yet others seem to have confidence and surety … [Read more...] about Career Confidence Boosters – Career Tips from 5 Experts
Marcia Hines is one of the legends of Australian Music. With a career spanning decades, she was once crowned 'The Queen Of Pop' and is known as 'Australia's Queen Of Song'. With dozens of albums and classic hits, she continues to perform, mentor and serve the community through a range of charitable organisations, work for which she received an AM in the Australia Day … [Read more...] about Marcia Hines, Reflecting motherhood, her career and finding balance.
It’s always fascinating to meet people who have immersed themselves in one profession, and hear what made them then decide to change career paths. Some people are lucky enough to discover their true passion in life, and it’s always inspiring and uplifting to hear that they’ve achieved success and happiness. Today on Balance we're talking with one of these lucky people - the … [Read more...] about Meet the creative entrepreneur behind Uberkate jewellery
This article originally appeared in Virgin Voyeur Magazine. Do you ever feel exhausted by the pace of change in the workforce? I know I do…and I run my own business! Now more than ever there’s pressure on all of us to stay relevant in an ever-changing world. If we don’t get our heads around the latest technology – or keep our training up to date – there’s a good chance … [Read more...] about In the loop