It's been over 2 years since our world was turned upside down by COVID-19. Much has happened in the ensuing time, yet a constant has been our careful vigil to keep it at bay. I lined up to get the jabs as soon as I was eligible, started wearing masks again the moment it became … Continue reading RONA IS VISITING ME AT LAST…UNWELCOME!
An Interview with a Top Influencer
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
AUSTRALIAN BREAST CANCER DAY 2015 – a time for reflection
It’s 18 years since I was diagnosed with breast cancer and today, on ABC Day (26th October 2015), it’s time for reflecting on how fortunate I am. My life was turned upside down by my diagnosis and forever changed. Changed in so many positive ways. SO if you're newly diagnosed and reading this, it might … Continue reading AUSTRALIAN BREAST CANCER DAY 2015 – a time for reflection
The best speaker I have EVER heard!
Over the course of my career, I have met a great many people and listened to a zillion public speakers ranging from royalty and heads of state to PTA Chairs and multibillionaires. Tonight, I heard the best speaker ever! This evening I was very privileged to meet Li Cunxin. Many of you reading this post … Continue reading The best speaker I have EVER heard!
Interview with a Keyboard Player/Musician
A/N This weeks interviewee is a guy whose carved out a different kind of career for himself. Read on to learn how he's managed to make his boyhood dream a reality, and the lessons learnt along the way. Tell us a little about your career and how you ended up where you are today. I actually … Continue reading Interview with a Keyboard Player/Musician
Don’t you just hate clients that fail to pay their bills?
As a freelancer, I’ve been pretty lucky that on the whole, I usually get paid, but every once in a while I get caught. You know how it goes, you build a relationship and everything is tracking pretty well. You’ve worked for the client on quite a few jobs, so you don’t expect any issues. … Continue reading Don’t you just hate clients that fail to pay their bills?
Interview with a Mediator & Conciliator
A/N - I first met our inspirational interviewee when I took on the role of CEO at Lifeline Top End. Tell us a little about your career and how you ended up where you are today. I had a good education in the UK and a mother who believed her daughters were entitled to be … Continue reading Interview with a Mediator & Conciliator
Call me the Grinch – Guest Post by Yvonne Toering
A/N - I'm sure many will relate to this guest post from Yvonne. I'd love to hear your thoughts so leave me a comment at the end. Michelle Wherever you are, it’s the last quarter of the year and Christmas is around the calendar corner. Call me the Grinch, but I have to admit to … Continue reading Call me the Grinch – Guest Post by Yvonne Toering
An Interview with a Ghost
Do you remember wondering what you would like to do during your late teens and early twenties? When I was making the transition from educational life to working life, I was keenly interested in career options and in hearing about others’ experiences – particularly if they were in a field I was considering. It’s occurred … Continue reading An Interview with a Ghost
In the air … A travelogue by Special Correspondent for Dragon Sisters Nowette Awle
I've decided to add these articles to my personal blog, with permission from our guest blogger, as they are really fun memories of our 2010 trip. I hope you enjoy them. Michelle Hanton When a Dragon Sister mentioned going on holiday to Venice and a luxury cruise, I thought, ‘Well that’s OK for some. Some … Continue reading In the air … A travelogue by Special Correspondent for Dragon Sisters Nowette Awle