Today and Beyond – International Women’s Day

Today and Beyond – International Women’s Day

By Fiona Craig, Founder, SmartWomen Connect I’ve coached professional women for close to 9 years now. I’ve heard stories, so many stories. Stories that continue to shock me to the core. There are the many stories of women being made redundant while on maternity leave...
Is Work-Life Balance A Myth?

Is Work-Life Balance A Myth?

This week in Smart Talk we’re delighted to feature a guest blog by our upcoming Smart Breakfast speaker, Grant Herbert.Grant is an expert in the Neuroscience of Performance and Leadership and will speak at our Sydney Breakfast on 6 February hosted by Maddocks. We hope...
Your Theme for 2019

Your Theme for 2019

Welcome to 2019!It’s that time of year when we all see hundreds of posts about goals and new year resolutions.And with good reason! The start of a new year is the perfect time to reflect and plan. But we all know that so many of our good intentions remain just that –...
Burnt Chops

Burnt Chops

Burnt Chops. I grew up in Scotland with 4 brothers. I’m the youngest, and the only girl. We didn’t do breakfast as a family. In fact, I don’t think I started eating breakfast regularly till I was about 30. But I remember dinner time really well. We always ate dinner...
A Girl Called Marion

A Girl Called Marion

Marion was her name. We went through high school together. She didn’t have many friends – in fact, I don’t recall if she had any friends at all. What I do remember is how Marion looked. Matted hair, dirty clothes, her school bag was torn. And she...
People Power

People Power

FIONA’S THOUGHTS: PEOPLE POWER MindValley is one of the world’s largest online publishers in the personal growth industry. They have a small team, mainly based in Indonesia. They are renowned for the company culture and when they recruit for a new role,...