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October 05, 2021 3 min read
Business owners are frustrated at the lack of continued government support (aka lack of JobKeeper). Growing obstacles from ever increasing lockdown restrictions mean we are continually looking for new ways to survive and navigate staying afloat.Disaster relief payments are available but hardly a long term solution to survival.
Uncertainty. Constant strategic planning to match little stability. Resilience and strength to continually persist and evolve. These are skills many people are learning for the first time during a pandemic. Previously un-lived threats are now a daily reality.
First and foremost, finding ways to offer leadership and support to scaffold employees in the wake of dwindling mental health from increased psychological distress is top of mind for many small business owners. It’s about fixing your own oxygen mask first and then, with any reserves, fixing the oxygen masks of others outside of your organisation where you can.
Polarising views run rampant about how the situation should best be managed and there has to be a smarter way. So what is in your control as a business owner? What can you change? What can you do? What will help you and your team?
Here are some ways to support your business, your team and yourself...
This storm will end, eventually.
Keep holding on, holding strong. We will get out of this by supporting one another. We can do this better if we do it together.
October 19, 2021 1 min read
On October 28th at 11:00am AEDST Melissa will be hosting a free one hour webinar on: HOW TO ESTABLISH AND VALIDATE YOUR PRIORITIES
An essential skill to achieve broader life and career balance. In this webinar you will complete the wheel of life from the Brave Feminine Leadership lens and set about creating actions to make lasting changes!
October 12, 2021 3 min read
As we navigate our way through new ways of working, there are some companies that are succeeding and leading the way through incredible pivots, raises and showing us great endurance. The best part, SO MANY of them are led by women!
The AFR recently reported that women-led businesses are more profitable to back, even during the pandemic. So here are some amazing examples for your inspiration that are absolutely thriving right now!
October 05, 2021 32 min read
I was recently invited to join a series of important conversations with 24 amazing leaders. Conversations about the barriers, conscious and unconscious, that get in our way. Barriers that have stalled progress on gender diversity in leadership globally and might be holding you back. We explore how reflecting on who you are ‘being’ as a leader may be the key to unlocking your potential.
I would love you to join the conversation here.