Quality Time Creates Quality Relationships

Quality Time Creates Quality Relationships

FIONA’S THOUGHTS: QUALITY TIME CREATES QUALITY RELATIONSHIPS I’m the youngest of 5 children. I’m the only daughter and I’ve got 4 big brothers, 4 sisters-in-law, 8 nieces and nephews, a great-nephew and a great-niece. All of my family live in Scotland, and I’ve...
Getting Real About Resilience

Getting Real About Resilience

FIONA’S THOUGHTS: GETTING REAL ABOUT RESILIENCE The world is a tough place. Bad things happen. Look at what’s being going on across the world recently – terrorist attacks, fires – the loss of life and ongoing ripple effect of these recent incidents is truly...
The Importance Of Being Heard

The Importance Of Being Heard

In 2014 ANZ introduced a program to help their senior women become more visible. Their study of women in Australia and New Zealand showed that visibility may be a missing link in promoting more women into senior leadership roles. The survey ANZ undertook found that...
The Real Competition is YOU

The Real Competition is YOU

Soccer season has started again and I’m spending (mostly) sunny Autumn Saturdays trekking the Northern Beaches suburbs of Sydney watching my boy play in the Manly Vale Lions – his Under 8’s team. This is his 3rd year of playing and he loves it. He clearly thrives on...
The Boss Who Makes A Difference

The Boss Who Makes A Difference

I’ve been working since I was 15 (I blame my Saturday job in Saxone Shoes, Falkirk for my lifelong shoe addiction), but my first professional job post University was with large Scottish law firm McGrigor Donald. One of 13 trainee lawyers, I arrived in the Glasgow...
Leave The Judgement At The Door

Leave The Judgement At The Door

My son started Year 1 last week. He was so excited to go back to school – it was cute, hearing him talk about his new teacher, and which kids ended up in his class from last year. We’re fortunate to be part of a strong school community on Sydney’s Northern Beaches....
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