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Five Simple Strategies to Build Confidence

By Jayne Muller of Altris I was asked recently for my favourite quote and I didn’t have to think hard to find it. There is one quote that stand out for me and this is from Henry Ford…… What we tell ourselves (whether it is out loud or quietly in our head) can help or […]

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Confidence – under our control

By Galia BarHava-Monteith I was recently interviewed by Joanne Black from the Listener about the lack of women in top positions in the police force.  My view on most things is that it takes two to tango.  No one party is ever wholly responsible for a situation, and in order to resolve it, both parties […]

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Creating Career Confidence

By Victoria Carpenter of Red Key Q: I am a financial services professional working for a large accounting firm here in Auckland. I joined the firm as part of the graduate intake straight from Uni 5 years ago. Unlike a lot of my peers I have not set off on my O.E., but decided to […]

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Networking, but not as you know it!

[subtitled: BGSD for “Bitches Get Stuff Done”] by Marieke Esveld, with input from Briar Lawry If you’re anything like me, you will have spent your formative years in the workforce fervently attending networking events, hoping to learn something new, meet someone interesting, or, ultimately, land yourself a job in your chosen field, instead of slogging […]

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Finding strength and creating brilliant leaders

by Outward Bound Leaning in and leaning out Many of you will have read Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, which talks about how women are hindered by barriers that exist within themselves in addition to the external barriers erected by society. Sandberg says that as women we lower our own expectations of what we can […]

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3 Tips from the Bespoke Dresser

By Yvette Hopkins, The Bespoke Dresser The Bespoke Dresser provides dressing solutions for women in business.  Different from styling, it’s not based on trend or fast fashion, but instead all about the client and their individual dressing needs.  I’ve penned three tips exclusively for Professionelle members: Plan ahead One of the things I share with […]

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Career success that’s as easy as P.I.E.

As easy as pie? Hmm, that might be an over-statement. If career success were truly that easy, we might see more women in senior roles! Beyond our control There are lots of barriers out there, we know that. A fair few of them we can’t change in the short-to-medium term either, certainly not as individual […]

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Slow payers? 10 mindset changes and top tips to get paid quicker

by Trish Love of Love to Grow As a part time CFO (Chief Financial Officer) for small/ medium businesses, I meet people who struggle with dealing with slow paying debtors. The  extra time needed to chase up people who should have already paid, although both frustrating and inefficient, is a critical process for the overall […]

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Mentoring – key to career success

By Sylvie Thrush Marsh. In June 2016 we are delighted to be launching the inaugural Professionelle Mentoring Programme, targeting women at the beginning of their careers to develop, support and connect them with other like-minded women at both similar and more advanced stages of their working lives. The Professionelle Mentoring Programme is proudly sponsored by […]

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The Female Leader

by Suzi McAlpine of McAlpine Coaching So: here’s what I’ve noticed in coaching highly successful women leaders. Yes, these opinions are based on my own observations only and may not be backed up by scientific evidence, although ironically a lot of them are. For two worthwhile articles, just for starters, try these: How to overcome […]

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