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The 10 Habits of Courageous Women – Sonia McDonald

What does it mean to be courageous? For many people, the first thing that comes to mind is someone who has overcome a great tragedy or challenge. While this is undoubtedly one aspect of courage, there are other habits that courageous women exhibit on a daily basis. Courage can mean many different things. It can […]

FIND YOUR VOICE (SHOUT FROM THE ROOFTOPS)

I was pumped. 300 people were about to enter this amazing event where I was the keynote speaker. Nerves. Excitement. Adrenaline. I needed to breath. I said to the AV guy – can we check the slides and music just one more time. He smiled – of course we can! Next to me was my […]

Why Women Entering Male-Dominated Jobs Can Erase Sexism And Fix Labour Shortages

There’s no doubt that Australia is currently facing a labour shortage. And while some people argue that we need to hire more immigrants, others are advocating for the Government to do something about it.  Yet, there’s one solution that nobody seems to be talking about. That is, getting more women into male-dominated jobs. You might think that […]

Breaking Down Bias: A Candid Look at Women’s Challenges in Leadership

The Reality of Being a Woman in Business and Leadership: How Bias Still Exists A famous saying goes, “Behind every great man is a great woman.” While this may be true in some cases, it couldn’t be further from reality for women in business and leadership. A woman doesn’t need a great man behind her […]

Bravery VS Courage: 6 Types Of Courage and How To Be More Courageous

My goal is for women to have more courage in leadership roles and their private lives. Have you ever wanted to be courageous? You may think that only some women have courage, but the truth is, anyone can. So, let’s show them what we’re made of! Let’s talk Bravery VS Courage! Courage and bravery are […]

Traits Of The Confident And Great Female Leader

The courage to believe in ourselves really matters to me. I am not confident 24/7 (still a little of that imposter syndrome at times) however I know how critical it is to be confident, courageous and to have that self-belief where you are showing that greatness within yourself. Greatness isn’t a personality trait, it is […]

How To Calm Those Public Speaking Nerves

Does the very idea of speaking in front of an audience or a group of people leave you quaking in your boots? Or do you feel like you are ready to start your presentation and then suddenly the nerves kick in when you survey the room, and you can’t shake that dry feeling in your […]

My Greatest Achievement

I felt like the worst mother on the planet. It seemed like my world had become this tornado of crazy town where I was juggling all these balls in the air whilst spinning around trying not to drop one of them. I was in the mist of starting a business from a blog whilst being […]