Book Review

Disrupt-Her: A manifesto for the modern woman

Miki Agrawal’s book, Disrupt-Her: A manifesto for the modern woman explores the common beliefs about men and women that are engrained in our everyday lives, and reveals ways in which we can challenge and disrupt these beliefs to follow our own path.   The book also includes simple and effective actions to implement to get into the habit of changing our mindset, and navigate the societal preconceptions …

 

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Indistractable: How to control your attention and choose your life

We’re giving away a free copy of this book. Competition ends 18th April 2020. Enter your details below to win.  With so many potential distractions in our lives, the myth that humans can multitask is being busted comprehensively each day. The more time we spend trying to do everything at once, the less we actually …

 

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The Wife Drought: Why women need wives, and men need lives

In ‘The Wife Drought’, Annabel Crabb has penned a clear-eyed look at the problem facing working women and men in this country: mainly that the men who get ahead at work usually have wives at home taking care of housework and childcare, while women rarely have the same advantage.

 

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The Invisible Load: A guide to overcoming stress and overwhelm

It feels like everyone today is talking about stress, being under pressure, feeling overwhelmed, or busy! Why do our stress levels seem higher now than ever before?

 

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Quarterly essay: Men at work

Having spent her career following the Australian, and international, political scene, Annabel Crabb was struck by the response evoked by the announcement, and birth, of New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Adern’s baby girl Neve.

 

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Teen Brain

This book explores the rise of the new teen addiction fuelling their dopamine hungry brains, namely electronic devices and the challenges we face due to the lack of restrictions on their use.

 

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I know how she does it

Having it all means doing it all, or so we often say (or is that just me?). This data driven book reminds us that we all have the same amount of time – 168 hours a week to be precise – and how we choose to spend that time is a reflection of our values.

 

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Women’s Work

I could not put this book down. It was so eloquently written that I felt completely engaged in her story.

 

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Work like a Woman

Powerful reminders that the way we work can, and in many ways, should change and that the way to drive sustainable change is together.

 

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Live Lead Learn

As the group CEO and managing director of two banks in Australia, and the first female CEO of one of Australia’s big four banks, Gail shares her amazing story.

 

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The working mother’s survival guide

This book starts at pre-conception and covers the very early days of having a baby and career. Drawing on interviews and experts, it provides guidance and tips on getting through pregnancy at work and also returning to work.

 

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Thrive

The dramatic start, as Arianna Huffington shares the details of her collapse in 2007, gives context for why Thrive reminds us to look at our well-being and to balance our lives.