Category: Personal

If networking terrifies you, try this approach

by Rebekah Campbell | November 26, 2019
Meeting new people to forge connections is hard if you're shy. Business Chicks founder Emma Isaacs suggests aiming for quality over quantity.

How personal style can help shape your career

by Rebekah Campbell | November 4, 2019
Forget the rules about what to wear in the office. Think about how you want to be seen, then own it.

Why ageing is good for your career

by Rebekah Campbell | September 3, 2019
Negotiating with a young entrepreneur sparks the realisation that there are benefits to being older in business.

Don’t fall for the confidence trick

by Rebekah Campbell | July 30, 2019
Having the self-belief to wing it can be exhilarating, but a dash of self-doubt can help avoid an embarrassing failure.

Why working from home is counter-productive

by Rebekah Campbell | July 4, 2019
Missing out on the trappings of a structured work environment can have a detrimental effect on mood, concentration and creativity.

Compare yourself with others at your peril

by Rebekah Campbell | June 5, 2019
In business, the success of others can spark envy rather than inspiration. Here's how to avoid the jealousy trap.

A Marie Kondo-style brain declutter could make you more productive

by Rebekah Campbell | February 28, 2019
Untangling brain clutter by removing distractions can enhance cognitive ability. It’s 9pm. As I pull the sheets back and climb into bed my mind is still, happy. I didn’t do much today. Just a few months ago I would have felt guilty. A chronic maximiser, I measured success by the number of activities I’d managed […]

This advice from Xero chief Steve Vamos helped me become a better negotiator

by Rebekah Campbell | January 30, 2019
Once I accepted that a lot of what I wanted to achieve this year isn’t going to happen, I started to relax.