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#Bossmama Spotlight: Meet Ballerina Turned Dancewear Business Owner

Meet Felicia Palanca, fierce mama of two from Melbourne, and the founder and key creative force behind stunning children’s ballet brand, Flo Dancewear (and its sister brand for tweens, Flo Active). And Felicia’s story reads like a beautiful fairy-tale. Once upon a time long ago, a tiny three-year-old girl started …

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5 tips to nail spruiking your career achievements

by Haylee Hackenberg I’m a writer, and a good portion of my work is taken up by resume and career advancement related writing and coaching. My job allows me to speak to some really incredible people, many of whom are women. In fact, “incredible” doesn’t quite cover it. I’m talking human …

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How my children drive me to work purposefully, not less

by Khara Williams, director of relationships, businesswoman and mama We’ve come so far in the workplace gender-equality debate, but there’s still a long way to go. One of my pet peeves is the prevailing sentiment that having kids automatically means you’ll work less, and have less efficacy, than your non-parent …

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5 surprising benefits of being busy

by Jo Burgess, mama and creator of family calendar and organisation app, Life Sorted While you may associate “being busy” with feeling frantic, exhausted or overwhelmed, there are many surprising benefits that come with keeping busy, too! However, there’s a fine line between “calm and organised busy” versus the frantic, “I-left-my-wallet-in-the-fridge” kinda …

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5 superpowers of productive people

by Jo Burgess, mama and creator of family calendar and organisation app, Life Sorted Have you ever met a “super human” who manages to do it all? And do it all so well. Like. Every. Freaking. Day. I’m talking about those people who work full time, lead busy work teams, run children …

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3 simple steps to declutter your mind

by Jo Burgess, mama and creator of family calendar and organisation app, Life Sorted A cluttered mind makes you unproductive, indecisive and stuck in your own way. Getting rid of mental clutter is just as important as culling physical clutter, as it gives you the freedom to focus and make way for …

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7 working mamas to follow for daily inspiration

Whether you’re after a little encouragement to keep you on track to reach your goals, you need some inspiration to start that side hustle, or you’re simply after a dose of style to pep up each day, these working mamas are ones to watch. 1 // Taylor Sterling Mama of …

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The secret to running a business as a husband-and-wife duo

It’s one thing figuring out your rhythm when it comes to parenting as a team. Throw working together in the mix, too? Some people might think this sounds crazy. For the husband-and-wife duo behind super-cool retailer, Tip You’re It!, they’re nailing it on both fronts. With an awesome brick-and-mortar store …

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5 home office set-up tips to nail the work/life balance

by Christie Turvey and Neue Blvd Whether you are new to business or a successful entrepreneur, having a poor work/life balance can have negative consequences decades later. As a business owner, I find the key to perfecting the balance lies in the design of your office. I recommend to design …