Some days, I wish I was at university again, so I could naively look forward to being an adult. I thought I’d be a kickass lawyer wearing Versace shoes, driving a Mercedes and dining near Sydney Opera House. Alas, what I really discovered was Continue reading “The 3 Lessons All Universities Need to Teach”
Why doesn’t anyone listen to me? It’s a question we may have asked ourselves or heard often enough. It’s not, however, a question we often search an answer for. Continue reading “Why Your Boss Isn’t Listening To You”
Nicole is the CEO and Managing Director of Teddington Legal, a Legal Virtual Practice and Chambers that provides legal solutions for corporate and commercial law lawyers. I sat down with Nicole to get her take on creating and directing a business from scratch in a competitive industry, and what it takes to manage and foster a successful working environment. Continue reading “Boss Talks: Nicole Billet from Teddington Legal”
Fear needs no invitation to rear its ugly head. Fear takes many forms: from fearing heights to a severe case of arachibutyrophobia (fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of one’s mouth, a common enough phobia to have it’s own name). Continue reading “Why your worst fears are nothing to be afraid of”
Happy International Women’s Day (8 March 2017)! It’s an important day, and at the very least, a great opportunity to mock misogynistic Facebook memes, enjoy the odd feminist rap battle, or participate in aggressively passionate poetry slams down at your local library. Continue reading “Three cheers for men on International Women’s Day”
‘No’ is a hard word to hear, because it’s a form of rejection, and rejection feels like taking a basketball to the face.
It’s easy to get deflated after suffering a knock to the ego when you receive a ‘we regret to inform you…’ email, a head shake and a sigh from the boss, or a sour face from a prospective client. Who says you have to accept no as a final decision? Final is never really final. Continue reading ““No” really means try harder: How to deal with rejection”