Posted on 01 July 2008.
Happy new year! Yes, it’s a new financial year today and if you’re based in Australia, you’ve probably checked out what the new tax rates and rebates will mean for you. If not, use the new tax calculator developed by Plum Solutions. A point of interest for many of you will be the 50% child care rebate […]
Posted on 19 June 2008.
The f word is a chronicle of the feministic observations of Jane Caro and Catherine Fox (AFR Corporate Woman columnist). I attended their book launch this week and, true to form, many a pertinent comment was made by the authors and guest speaker, Wendy McCarthy AO. Between Wendy, Jane and Catherine, the crowd was in […]
Posted on 11 June 2008.
I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned that when I’m not writing the SheEO blog, I’m also a farmer. True! So I’m writing this blog from the farm where I’m spending a few day away from the hustle and bustle. Partly because I’ve been off crook, partly because I’m adoring a new set of twin lambs born on […]
Posted on 10 June 2008.
Economists have long believed that the least productive societies are those in which women are denied opportunities to join the workforce. In underdeveloped countries, women typically go without the most basic tools needed to earn a living: education, training and access to capital. Yet there is abundant evidence linking economic progress with empowered women. A […]
Posted on 06 June 2008.
The Corporate Responsibility Offer (CRO) has has a feature on a new report on C-suite turnover. IMD International Search & Consulting’s report, “The Changing Face at the Top,” looked at the changing demographics of the “C-Suite” (the Chairman/CEO and executive management team) of the Global 2000 and other influential companies throughout the world. Increases in senior management […]
Posted on 05 June 2008.
“No man is an island, entire of itself…” (John Donne, 1572-1631) And nor is any woman. Yet I see so many businesswomen trying to go it alone. Carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders. Not relying on anyone else, so she can’t be disappointed. Working twice as hard as the men around her, […]