The Millennials Series: MBA Reflections

Why an MBA? I started studying a Master of Business Administration through the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) in March 2017. I felt completely out of my depth in the role I was doing (I was heading up Business Development for an accounting firm/accounting technology company), and by starting my MBA, I thought I would … Continue reading The Millennials Series: MBA Reflections

The Millennials Series: 2020, A Year of Growth

Hi 2020, it's nice to meet you! I have spent some time reflecting over the last couple of days, as we farewelled 2019, and said hello to 2020 and a new decade. Looking back over the last 12 months, I can see that it was a period of massive change, and with that in mind, … Continue reading The Millennials Series: 2020, A Year of Growth

The Millennials Series: The First Year

Today marks exactly one year since I moved to Perth! In all honesty, when I moved here, I didn't think I would be here for longer than 6 months, and now, it kind of feels like home. The last twelve months have been probably the hardest, but most rewarding, and it's been a huge period … Continue reading The Millennials Series: The First Year

The Millennials Series: How Using Apps Is Improving My Mental Health Through Mindfulness

I've been very open about my journey with mental illness, but what I didn't realise was that I hadn't shared much about how I manage it outside of powerlifting. One of the benefits of living in a digital age is that there are apps for just about everything - including ones to help improve your … Continue reading The Millennials Series: How Using Apps Is Improving My Mental Health Through Mindfulness

The Millennials Series: Being Vulnerable

With how hectic life has been, it's been a few months since I've had the motivation to sit down and write. Last week I stood up in front of a group of my colleagues and was completely vulnerable as I told them my story of living with mental illness. I was extremely nervous and was … Continue reading The Millennials Series: Being Vulnerable

The Millennials Series: 2019 Goals

It's been shown that setting and achieving goals will lead to being more fulfilled with your life. I've spent the last two weeks trying to determine what my goals are for 2019. I've been pretty slack in prior years with actually sticking to my goals. This year I thought I'd document them somewhere public to … Continue reading The Millennials Series: 2019 Goals

The Millennials Series: 2018, A Year in Review

2018 has been by far the most challenging year yet. This year has been by far the one which has pushed me the furthest out my comfort zone. I competed in sanctioned powerlifting competitions, travelled to almost every state/territory in Australia at least once, and finally visited some parts of Europe that were on my bucket list.

The Millennials Series: Three Tips For Getting Noticed On LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the professional's "best friend" for networking online and building connections. It enables professionals to showcase their career, and education, history with their network. With so many professionals using LinkedIn, it is important to have an "All-Star" profile and ensure you stand out from the crowd. So what are my Top Three Tips for … Continue reading The Millennials Series: Three Tips For Getting Noticed On LinkedIn

The Millennials Series: How To Get Career Mentors

The most valuable thing I have done in terms of my career is to surround myself with like-minded people in the industry and form ...  by them. Mentoring, as mentioned in my blog "Five reasons mentoring is beneficial to achieving your goals", is imperative to ensure that you can achieve your career aspirations. The best … Continue reading The Millennials Series: How To Get Career Mentors

Breaking the Stigma: I Chose to Live

On Thursday, 13th of September, it was R U OK? Day. R U OK? Day is about raising the awareness of suicide prevention, which is an enormously complex and sensitive challenge. This is a movement very close to my heart, as four years ago I was almost one of those statistics you read about. I was depressed, … Continue reading Breaking the Stigma: I Chose to Live