Leisure and Inspiration

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    This has been an interesting year by any measure, both locally and globally. Here are the Professionelle Board's key ref...
    December, 2017
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    Professionelle's Reflections and Lessons from 2017
  • By Yvette Hopkins, The Bespoke Dresser The Bespoke Dresser provides dressing solutions for women in business.  Differ...
    October, 2016
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    3 Tips from the Bespoke Dresser
  • A stormy evening in Auckland didn’t deter a sell-out audience from joining us at Seafarers' Club for a celebration of si...
    October, 2016
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    Look your best to be your best
  • Why I’m adapting a Marian Keyes book into a short film by Robyn Grace   Women aged between 35 and 55 are t...
    September, 2015
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    A Woman's Right to Shoes
  • By Marj Mulholland INTEGRITY: What is it? It's a much-bandied around word, used in most Mission statements. If ...
    June, 2015
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    Walking in Integrity
  • Zigzag Dress | What to Wear During Pregnancy | Professionelle
    Professionelle asked Stacey Gillies of Fashion Fairground for guidance on the questions many women have as they face the...
    April, 2015
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    Office dressing for pregnancy
  • Inner Critic | Silencing Your Inner Critic | Professionelle
    By Margie Elley-Brown On a recent Saturday morning while having coffee with friends after our typical 40 km or so w...
    August, 2014
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    When Your Inner Critic Slam Dunks You
  • 50 Shades of Feminisim | Book Review | Professionelle
    By Sarah Wilshaw-Sparkes "I've raised my son to be a feminist." At a relevant moment, I dropped this statement...
    April, 2014
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    50 Shades of Feminism – a book review (eventually)
  • Rushing Woman Sydrome | Event Report | Professionelle
    By Cheryl Bowie It was a great honour to welcome Jenny Brook from Dr Libby's office to our first Auckland n...
    March, 2014
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    Rushing Women Event Report
  • Intimate Relationships | Blog | Professionelle
    By Sarah Wilshaw-Sparkes This article is based on notes taken with permission during the recent Professionell...
    December, 2013
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    Sustaining intimate relationships when we're just too busy
  • Fear | Cast Out Fear | Professionelle
    By Nicola Rowe (A mantra for 2013) Mid-century, when my mother was a child, her parents never locked their inn...
    February, 2013
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    Cast out fear!
  • Healthy Sakura | Health, Life Work... and all that | Professionelle
    By Galia BarHava-Monteith For the last two years I have been dealing with a life-threatening disease.  I have...
    January, 2013
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    Health, Life, Work... and all that