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Last chance to register for Ascend in Adelaide on 10th Nov – and create your blueprint for career success in 2011

For our readers in Adelaide… now is your last chance to register for our final Ascend career development day for 2010 – which is all about career develoment and the things women can do to position themselves for career advancement and success in 2011.  Would you, your colleagues or team members benefit from attending?  Or is there someone you could forward this email to, who may benefit from spending a day reflecting and refocusing on their career success?

are only a few days left to secure your place for the full day event
next Wednesday 10th November – which is outstanding value at only $345
for a full day of development including presentations and workshops on:

  • Beyond work life balance,
    with Jodie Benveniste.  In this interactive session, you will reflect on
    how well you are managing your work and personal responsibilities; be
    prompted to appreciate the benefits, and not just the challenges, of
    combining work and home; and be introduced to a number of scientifically
    proven wellbeing tools that help you live and work better.
  • Are you sabotaging your career success?,
    with Jen Dalitz the founder and SheEO of sphinxx.  Jen will cover the
    common traits of successful women in business and the behaviours and
    relationships you need to develop at work that will set you up for
    career success.
  • How unconscious bias can affect your career advancement and how you can conquer it,
    with Dr Margaret Byrne, Principal Consultant with UGM Consulting. 
    Margaret is an expert in the differences in communication styles between
    men and women and the impact this can have on career advancement.


  • Planning Your Next Career Move
    – an interactive workshop with Denise Aldous and Jenny Morawska, two of
    Australia’s leading women who will share their secrets on Changing Tack
    and Transcending the Boundaries to give you the tips and strategies to
    map out your next career move.

Full details on the program are included in the attachment and on the sphinxx events page –
where you can register online for Ascend in Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne (sorry – if you were planning to attend in Sydney it is now sold out).

A limited number of Media passes are also available – please contact us for more information.


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2 months ago

Jen Dalitz

What are the lessons you’re teaching your kids? We took the opportunity of a holiday long weekend to visit my mum interstate as the timing of the trip coincided with my son’s favourite AFL team battling it out against my mum’s beloved team. Perhaps only those of you with the love for AFL will appreciate why we’d plan a long distance trip around a game of footy, but suffice to say it was a passion project! With every ounce of anticipation, the game was a tough, tight duel and could easily have gone either way. Yet when the final siren sounded, it wasn’t our team that was smiling. It sure is tough for a 10 year old boy to sit within a crowd 41,000+ people all cheering for the opposite side. It was tough for him to see the exhaustion and disappointment on the faces of the players he adores. And yet, it’s so important for him to learn that his team won’t always win. There’s so many lessons in that, but the one I chose to instil is that you won’t always back the team that wins but you’ll always back the team that you love. That’s why I asked him to wear his team colours home the next day, and show his support even when the chips are down. That’s the kind of commitment I want my son to learn and the kind of team player I want him to be. PS. #gotheGiants @GWSGiants #neversurrender ... See MoreSee Less

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4 months ago

Jen Dalitz

I haven’t been here in a while as the writing has been on hold. But I was reminded today that there are things in our life that light us up. That might take us out of our comfort zone but, once you sit with it, bring you both joy and a sense of “I can do this” achievement. These moments are such a gift. So I’m curious, what’s your special thing that lights you up?

Despite (or in spit of) my professional career, these moments for me normally involve my horses. I’ll never be an equestrian Olympian, but I take great pleasure in all the lessons my horses teach me. They remind me that it’s a team effort, we’re in it together, and that if I’m prepared to give a little bit more, they will too. That’s true whether we’re on the ground taking care of their feet, or grooming, or when I’m atop riding as one. Two hearts one team.
It’s hard to describe the adrenaline and joy they bring to my life. But I’d love to know, what lights you up??
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– They let me go at 42 because they told me I was too old to represent women's dreams. #kvinnedagen

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