How to look after your team: Look after yourself first

- July 12, 2023 4 MIN READ

  How a business leader treats themself is a compelling reflection of their values, integrity and capacity to inspire and motivate others, explains change-maker and learning and development specialist, Ella Zhang, author of Upgrade: How to outperform your default self to gain your superpowers. By paying attention to your self-care, you can demonstrate an understanding… Read more »

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5 ways founders can keep up the pace without burning out

- May 31, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Research suggests that entrepreneurs are more at risk of burnout because they tend to be highly passionate about their work and are typically socially isolated, have financial stress, and operate in varying degrees of uncertainty. Yet burnout is avoidable with a little support and self-care, explains high performance expert, Melo Calarco, author of Beating… Read more »


Stressed? Stock up on these 5 cortisol-reducing foods

- May 11, 2023 3 MIN READ

  In times of stress or challenges, it seems we will only feel relaxed when the stressful situation subsides, but in fact, food can significantly reduce the effects of stress on our bodies, explains naturopath and wellness expert, Vesna Hrsto. When we’re feeling tense, anxious, worried or overwhelmed, the dominant hormone in our body and… Read more »

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How to switch off at the end of the day

- March 28, 2023 3 MIN READ

  You love your family, but for some reason, you are always called away from them and back into work. It appears there is always something that needs to be done. It’s only small and will be quick but needs to be addressed now. And then it takes up the whole evening. Not switching off… Read more »

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5 ways entrepreneurs can avoid burnout

- March 9, 2023 4 MIN READ

  As an entrepreneur and business owner, I understand the risks of working too much and being prone to the risk of burnout. One of the biggest traps of being an entrepreneur is that we love what we do with so much passion that we sometimes forget to take a break, and other areas of… Read more »

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Why self-care for business owners isn’t selfish

- July 22, 2021 3 MIN READ

“You’re being selfish.”  These were the first words that were thrown my way from the irritating little voice in my head that I refer to as my ‘bad news filing cabinet’ when I was recently presented with a COVID-based opportunity. I was finally travelling again and delivering my workshops interstate when it became a real… Read more »


The benefits of selfishness

- December 13, 2019 3 MIN READ

We live in a world where we now constantly strive to put others first and think outside of our inner circle to understand what we can do for the betterment of others and the planet. However Josephine Otim, a sought after change management specialist, suggests sometimes putting yourself first can benefit everyone. “You do your… Read more »