How to Be Successful in Your Career and Personal Life

 “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon.  Singer, songwriter, peace activist and founder member of the Beatles, arguably the best band in the whole world, John Lennon knew a thing or two about making the most of his life. A stellar...

Career opportunities not traditionally thought about

Aside from the traditional legal paths of becoming a lawyer with a law firm, a company legal counsel, a government lawyer, a barrister, or sole practitioner, there are many other options out there for lawyers that are not as traditional.  Outlined below are some...

What to Expect from a Mentor / Mentee Relationship

If you’re going to go to the trouble of forming a mentee / mentor relationship you might as well make sure the unity is a meaningful one. Building a strong bond will take time and effort (on both sides), but if you want to reap the benefits it’s definitely worth...

The Importance of Being Yourself on Social Media

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” — Oscar Wilde It’s not always easy to “be yourself,” especially when it comes to social media. After all, the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram provide the tempting opportunity to be whoever we want to be. Social...

How to manage conflicts with another colleague

The workplace consists of an eclectic mix of people from all different walks of life, with different beliefs and opinions. Everyone is thrown together for around eight hours a day in a pressurised working environment, so it’s little wonder there’s the odd disagreement...

How to successfully avoid workplace politics

Referred to by some as power play, the term workplace politics relates to the relationships and dynamics between employees. From Joe the CEO to Jack the janitor, every team member has the opportunity to dip their toe into the melting pot of workplace politics. You...