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MamaMia you’ve let us down

Disappointed.  That’s how I describe my reaction to Mia Freedman’s blog post saying how awkward it was for her to report on Mark McInnes’ inappropriate behaviour as CEO of DJ’s.  On her MamaMia blog, Freedman acknowledged what McInnes did was wrong, but also notes she had declined initially to respond on the basis that McInnes […]

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Worried that your company is rife with gender stereotypes, and it’s damaging your results? Online risk assessment toolkit for gender stereotypes.

Gender stereotypes are much more prevalent then many employers would like to think – I could write a gender stereotype War and Peace of the stories I’ve heard from both the women who are discriminated against (or suspect they are) and the employers who have been shocked to realize what was going on int their […]

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Guest blog by Morningstar Managing Editor, Julia Newbould – We’re not changing attitudes just behaviour

“Don’t set out to change attitudes, set out to change behaviour,” Catherine Fox told a group of Finsia lunch attendees in Sydney last week. Changing attitudes is a hard slog and could take generations but changing behaviour is something manageable and is still possible to achieve in my working life. There were a lot of […]

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Air traffic controllers shine light on sexual harassment and workplace bullying – how all employers must respond

News today that two air traffic controllers are seeking damages from their government-owned employer, Airservices Australia, for alleged workplace discrimination and bullying from male colleagues is further reinforcement that we have a long way to go in stemming such destructive workplace practices. Inappropriate behaviours reported by the women who are long serving employees include the […]

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Nice Girls can’t/don’t negotiate? The costs of negotiating

I sent a copy of this article out to our sphinxx members at the beginning of the year, but I honestly think it should be read by all working women so I have decided to post a link to it here. Women lose money when they don’t negotiate. But what are the costs? Whitney Johnson explores a range of […]

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Australia gender diversity coming up for international scrutiny at the UN this week

Big news for our international gender reputation: Australia will be reviewed by the UN’s division for the Advancement of Women next week in New York, and Elizabeth Broderick says Australia has been doing “exceptionally well” in many areas. Whilst I’d be amongst the last person to say we’ve done enough lets pack up and go […]

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2 weeks 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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2 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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And so, maybe time does change some things. Or women do.

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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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