Book Review

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.

 

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Exhausted to Energized

Energy is vital to our health, happiness and success. Yet, as working mothers, so often it’s easy to pass off feeling tired as normal as we strive to balance work, children, and relationships.

 

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The Moment of Lift

Melinda Gates tells powerful stories based on her years of travel as part of her philanthropic endeavours as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as her personal experiences including being the only female in the first class of MBAs hired by Microsoft in the 1980s

 

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Women Leading

Christine Nixon and Amanda Sinclair share their personal experiences in this book, which, refreshingly, provided inspiration for women leading, together with sensible leadership advice that would suit anyone.