Women on a Mission!

Hear fascinating stories from innovative and pioneering women around the globe and get to know the person behind the success story - you know, the one who has experienced the same kind of doubts, fears and tough times as most of us have.

Look out for bonus ‘How To’ episodes where our Co-Hosts, experienced leaders and Non Executive Directors Claire Hatton and Greta Thomas, explore common career issues and share practical and proven tools to tackle these challenges.

How To Be A Great People Person

How To Episode | Episode 108

This week’s episode is all about becoming a great ‘people person’. It’s something we believe is probably the most important trait of a great leader.  Of course, it’s not always easy to do, particularly these days when many of us are working from home at least some part of each week. Thanks to Covid, we’re all losing a bit of ‘muscle tone’ when it comes to building and maintaining healthy working relationships with our colleagues, direct reports and networks. But fear not as we have just the info you need to hear to reinvigorate your working life! 

Future Proof Me – Ask for What You Want

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 107

This week’s Future Proof Me mini episode is all about asking for what you want. It sounds so simple in theory but it’s not always easy to do is it? Listen up for great and pragmatic advice on asking and negotiating from the unique and gutsy former advertising CEO, Cindy Gallop. She’s now a Founder and international speaker and she’s passionate about women being treated equally in business. You’ll hear Cindy initially talk about being posed a great question about what she wanted to do by an old boss at the famed ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty that really got her thinking and changed her career. Then you get to hear her invaluable advice on promoting yourself and things you can do if you need to negotiate your salary...

Connie Mckeage – Resilience and Perspective

Interview | Episode 106

This week, we’re really thrilled to be able to share our conversation with experienced founder, CEO and all round impressive operator, Connie Mckeage. Connie recently sold OneVue, the listed fintech business she ran in Sydney for 14 years. It was a dramatic journey at times, particularly when OneVue was left being owed $31 million dollars by another company which had collapsed.  Connie is Canadian and has spent most of her career in financial services. With OneVue she and her 200 employees were looking to disrupt the funds management market by creating a new digital model that aimed to cut out the middleman and reduce fees for end investors...

Future Proof Me – Facing Failure

Future Proof Me Mini Episode | Episode 105

This week’s mini episode is all about facing your fears and not being held back in life by the fear of failure. It’s important to know that we don’t always recognise how we’re feeling as ‘fear of failure’ when we hesitate or say no, but often that’s what lies behind any hesitation. In this episode we hear again from Kat Dunn. Kat has thought a lot about failure and has held numerous failure-themed events in the past, and as a result, she has all kinds of wisdom to share as you will hear in this future-proofing, mini episode....

Adina Jacobs – Win-Win Relationships

Interview | Episode 104

This week’s episode features one of the most unassuming and humble entrepreneurs we’ve met. Adina Jacobs is the Co-Founder of an international technology accessories company called STM Goods that basically created a whole new category of product when it launched it 23 years ago. Adina’s success as a young entrepreneur is testament to the power of building win-win relationships; whether it’s with manufacturers or retail clients.....

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