Steve Marshall, now 54, lost count of the number of CVs he fired off to potential employers during the nine months he was jobless after redundancy. A casualty of restructuring at the Brisbane council he worked at for eight years,...
I found myself in a perfect storm at the end of 2014 when dealing with the consequences of redundancy from my job as customer relations manager at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney. After 15 years in the role I was...
I wanted to play classical music before I could remember. I started violin lessons at six, went to music camp at eleven and played in my first professional concert at fifteen. I loved it! For nearly 40 years, I had...
I’ve worked in publishing most of my working life, flying to exotic resorts, attending many a ritzy product launch and lunching at some of the finest restaurants. I was floating around in a cloud of pretentiousness that was blinding. I...
What was it like turning 50? Well, let me tell you it was quite a shock. Not because I feel old, or see my skin sagging, or feel decrepit. In fact, hitting the half-century didn’t bother me at all at...
As we near the final few weeks of her husband's days in the Oval Office, we thought it only timely to look back at one of our favourite clips from the out-going First Lady Michelle Obama. Shot as part of...
Youth is wasted on the young: George Bernard Shaw sure got that right. If only you could go back and tell your 20-something self all those life gems you’ve gathered along the confusing road to this point. Assuming I’d even listen...