Month: February 2016

Are you Enlightened? Or do Unconscious Biases Impact how you Interact with Others?

According to Timothy Wilson, professor of psychology at the University of Virginia and author of the book Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious, we are faced with over 11 million pieces of information at any given moment. The brain can only process about 40 of those bits of information, which is why it develops …

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Interview with Michaela Betchley – Sydney Networking 17/2

This month we were joined by Michaela Betchley, Executive coach and Image consultant – trained and certified by the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership (IECL), and First Impressions Image Training & Consulting – with specialist expertise in personal and professional branding. What I love about what Michaela brings to her clients is the impact style can have …

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Discrimination, Bias or Choice – Defining Success through the Ages

Do you believe that prioritizing family over work is the top barrier to women’s career advancement? Let’s take a look at one answer to that question. Fifty years ago, the Harvard Business School voted to admit women into the two-year MBA Program. Since that time, more than 12,000 women have graduated from the program. In …

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How a Sponsor – not a Mentor – can get your Career on the Fast Track

Mentors and sponsors are buzz words in the business world. Both are invaluable in terms of personal and professional development. But what really makes the difference when it comes to making career progress? I think we can all agree that having a mentor to influence and inspire you can be an invaluable experience. But if …

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