Confidence in your career...  
 and YOU

Headstrong Women

August 30, 2016

40 and fabulous? You bet you are! In sooo many ways. In ways that I can't even adequately describe in words!

But maybe you're not feeling least in your career. 

And you're NOT alone. It is in fact really common for women to go through ups and downs.

But what...

August 24, 2016

Leah Gilbert is a force to be reckoned with! Founder of Body Positive Athletes and Athena Multisport Magazine, internationally recognised thought leader in body positivity, running coach, speaker, writer, and sponsored athlete (not to mention a very funny woman, mother...

July 26, 2016

I was lucky enough to meet Carolyn following a breakfast seminar in August 2015. Her keynote speech was simply inspirational. She talked about the truth behind the myth of the ‘overnight success’ (hint: there’s no such thing); building resilience; and the importance of...

May 20, 2016

The Talking Heads put it out there in 1980-something: “we’re on the road to nowhere”. Catchy tune, and sort of profound lyrics (well I was a fan at any rate).

Many of us have felt that way, and some of us have even said it out loud. For a variety of reasons: relationshi...

March 14, 2016

We are often told that to be effective communicators and get what we want we need to ‘assertive’.

But what does that mean?

And what is the difference between assertive and aggressive communication anyway?

When I asked a small group of professional women recently to descri...

August 6, 2015

Recently, (and probably of concern to my neighbours) I’ve started to learn the ukulele. In fact I’m currently learning Bohemian Rhapsody and am becoming proud of my calluses / broken nails. It’s been immensely enjoyable, but despite having played a couple of instrument...

May 21, 2015



Congratulations! You’ve done a great job of raising a fantastic and inspired young woman! But now that she’s nearing the end of her childhood, how can you best support her to clarify and achieve her goals?


It’s a really tricky question, and one that most parents st...

May 4, 2015


Today I conducted a meeting. I had done my research, sounded professional, and seemed to keep the audience engaged. I was feeling pretty good about it. Then I noticed that I was wearing my cardigan inside out.


Now I know that I’m not alone in experiencing a scenario...

March 17, 2015


Recently I was asked to provide an expert comment on the topic of returning to work following a major illness or injury. Here is a link to the story about a truly inspirational Personal Trainer who has managed to beat the odds against some very frightening illnesses t...

March 6, 2015

Humbled by the fantastic contribution that other generous women have made as part of our Real Stories from Real Women series, I thought that it was time for me to be brave and share my story - after all, I'm a real woman too.

Let’s face it. Feeling sick sucks...

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It's time to get your mojo back, and become the headstrong woman you were always meant to be!

It's time to let me show you how to build confidence in your career....and YOU!


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Lauren is a professional member of Career Development Association, full member of Australian Society Of Rehabilitation Counsellors, and a regular contributor for Leaders In Heels. Her expert opinion and articles have been featured in loads of places!

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