Your why is what gives you the momentum to keep moving forward. Understanding your why is not always easy. It can be elusive. There may be layers to work through till your "ah-ha" moment arrives. When it comes to your why your personal and professional lives need to be aligned. No matter whether you are … Continue reading Understanding Your “Why”
Are you thinking: gee Michelle’s a bit behind the ball on this one – Thanksgiving has been and gone! Indeed the date has passed; and I hope all my American friends and connections received my good wishes post on Dragon Sisters Facebook page? In Australia and in many other cultures, we don’t have Thanksgiving Day … Continue reading Thanksgiving is Thanks to a Woman!
A/N My interviewee this week is recognised as one of the Top 25 European Office 365 Influencers. Only two women made this list. She is also one of the 4 women recognised in the Global Top 25 Office 365 Influencers. As if that's not enough, she's also been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional … Continue reading An Interview with a Top Influencer
Looking after yourself. Taking care of number one. It doesn't always come easily. However, it's also absolutely essential we learn to practice this on a regular basis. In today's electronic age it's too easy to always be 'on', to feel the need to check emails and answer mobile phones with little regard to the day … Continue reading Self care – an essential
As a reader and a writer from way back, I've always enjoyed the richness of the English language. Words paints a vivid picture for the reader and the text just seems to effortlessly flow when the author hits upon the right combination. In contrast the wrong choices of structure and vocabulary, cause even the most … Continue reading Appreciating the English language
This is the first year, in a very long time, that I have not attended any International Women’s Day (IWD) events as none, as far as I am aware, are being held where I currently live. My contribution this year to IWD has been to include the day as part of my English language lessons, … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2015
The rights of the individual, the topic of our informal conversation class last night, provided for a stimulating conversation. We always begin our informal sessions with one of the students, introducing the area they’d like to talk about, and as this is a vast topic the scope is enormous, with the choice being very much … Continue reading Education – a key to change