Reading is an addiction, so is television, social media, and shopping. All consuming rather than creating. However, in this consumptive era content is more valuable than ever and yet less people are taking the time to create original content. So start creating rather than consuming. This is key to career development and self development as well as being better for your health and the planet. Wonder Women of the world - unite to create instead of consume. The world needs more love and less plastic, more solutions and less problems, more of the wonderful you and less of who you think you should be.
You are a shining star. The world needs that special gift that only you have (as Marie Forleo says!). And being you is the easiest thing for you to be!
I went to a talk recently by the fabulous Angela Saini, author of Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and I asked her what actions we can take to combat gender inequality in the workplace.
There is something addictive about working in a sector that you are passionate about and love. It is fulfilling, interesting, and a place where we can connect with like-minded people.
Healthy finances are an essential foundation for achieving your dreams. Surprisingly, we are not taught the essential skill of financial management at school or university. So it is up to us to learn it. Becoming skilled in this area frees us from stress and worry and, ultimately, gives us the freedom of choice. What’s not to love?! Many of us become stressed just thinking about money. However, please learn to love it. It is an essential foundation for your Wonder Womaning.
We’re addicted to Cal Newport’s book Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World at the moment.
As women, we need to work against the gender bias. One of the key aspects of getting ahead in the workplace is to be recognised as an authority in our field. There are a number of ways to do this. Here are our key recommendations.
Four steps to becoming better at what you do, achieve more in less time, and get a sense of true fulfilment
With email, social media, and open-plan offices, it is difficult to focus without distraction and achieve the important work (think of the important/urgent matrix). The work that counts towards promotions, the work that gets added to your Resume, the work that is deeply rewarding and impactful.
We’ve recently met some amazingly talented and inspiring young women struggling to take their first step on the career ladder. Getting your first job can be challenging - employers are looking for graduates with work experience and yet you need a first job in order to gain that work experience. It’s a catch 22!
Here are four steps you can take to give yourself the boost and begin your career journey.
We Are All Wonder Women is an international movement for female conservation professionals to be inspired, connected, and empowered to create an authentic, fulfilling and happy career.