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5 ways female leaders can make their voices count.

By Caroline Kennedy | Sep 26, 2018 |

  5 ways female leaders can make their voices count. Meetings! Just mention the word and most people cringe, but it’s especially so for women. Many of my female clients tell me they struggle to make themselves heard in meetings, and it’s common across all leadership levels. Some time ago there was a study done…

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How to use executive coaching to breakthrough success barriers

By Caroline Kennedy | Oct 5, 2017 |

Use Executive Coaching To Propel Performance Everyone needs a coach from time to time; whether that be through their sporting endeavours, or in life generally. Coaching is one of the rare internationally-recognised strategies to better yourself and to rise above your competition. When we dive deep into the pool of executives in the business world,…


How Small Business can Capatalise on the New Financial Year

By Caroline Kennedy | Jul 7, 2016 |

Can you believe the new financial year is here? For many small business owners, the end of a financial year period can be overwhelming. You’re focused on reconciling your accounts and getting your financial affairs in order. But, you can also look at it as an opportunity, to focus on the year ahead and what…

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Get the Best Culture Fit with 4 Powerful Interview Questions

By Caroline Kennedy | Jul 5, 2016 |

Let’s be honest. The most critical element in any business is the culture, and the culture fit of employees. Your business is going to thrive by having amazing employees who buy into your vision. Employees who don’t fit, may become toxic, and poisonous employees can spread negativity fast. The starting point to identify a good culture…


How to be a Successful Leader with Introvert Traits

By Caroline Kennedy | Jul 5, 2016 |

4 TRUTHS ON HOW TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL LEADER. Imagine a successful leader. I’m presuming a reserved unassuming introvert was not what you imagined. This is because studies have proven that the majority of executives in leadership positions display extroverted personality traits. However, that does not mean that extroverts are better leaders than introverts. Introvert leaders…

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Demand Equality, Regardless of Your Gender.

By Caroline Kennedy | May 2, 2016 |

I was fortunate enough to be a finalist in the Victoria Telstra Business Women’s awards in 2014. I really enjoyed the journey and loved the fact that I had the opportunity to meet so many inspirational women who are very successful in business. I was surprised by the large number of strong women who are…


A Poor Leader – the Fish Rots from the Head Down

By Caroline Kennedy | Apr 12, 2016 |

In my view, the definition of a great leader is someone who has followers, a tribe of people who respect and admire them. Leaders are those who empower others.  True leaders create more leaders. The most significant trait of a leader is to be a good role model, to lead by example and to be the…

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Women in Business – Credit Yourself

By Caroline Kennedy | Nov 6, 2014 |

I’m currently reading “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead.” by Sheryl Sandberg’s Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer. She provoked a lot of conversation on feminism in the workplace with her book. The book sold nearly 150,000 copies in its first week and has held the top non-fiction spot on the bestseller lists since.…

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Happiness Equals Rewards

By Caroline Kennedy | Nov 6, 2014 |

How happy are you? Recently, I started thinking through this question, and how happiness or the lack there of can affect people in everyday life. I’ve always tried to live by the philosophy that you are the master of your own destiny, if you are not happy, you have the power to change it. Do…


10 key reasons customers will pay more for a product or service

By Caroline Kennedy | Nov 6, 2014 |

In my book, The Power of Wow! Why Thank You Makes Dollars & Sense I talk a lot about customer buying patterns and the strategies you can implement to avoid customer buying from you purely based price. One of the biggest challenges I believe we all face in business is remaining relevant in a marketplace…