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Margie Warrell

What To Ask Instead Of 'What Do You Do'

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 06.27.2016 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

Rethink networking. Rethink how you connect. Think about it. When you meet someone, you want to really meet someone. Not chit chatter. Not engage in exhausting small talk. But really connect. Otherwise what's the point?

Richard Branson: Meeting the Man Behind the Brand

Margie Warrell | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Margie Warrell

Sir Richard Branson has been called all these and many more. So when I got an invitation to spend five days with him on his private Caribbean island it was an easy Yes! When I was later asked if I'd interview him for a special Q&A session, I was even more excited (though a little bit nervous too!)

How To Raise Brave Girls

Margie Warrell | Posted 05.21.2016 | Parents
Margie Warrell

Too often, somewhere between wearing tiaras and leaving school, we dial down our dreams and reset our sights as the realities of the real world crush in on us.

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Margie Warrell | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Margie Warrell

Of course none of us are perfect. We all struggle in our own way. Expecting that we should have it 'all together' all the time sets us up for a lifetime of disappointing ourselves.

Is Fear of Rejection Holding You Back?

Margie Warrell | Posted 06.01.2015 | Good News
Margie Warrell

Yesterday my 15-year-old daughter Maddy emailed me to say she'd just received a rejection letter from McDonalds where she'd applied for part time work. She was feeling deflated.

5 Ways to Be Braver at Work

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Be it a difficult conversation that needs to had, a negotiation on which we have to hold firm, or an opportunity that we believe needs to be seized, bravery is not the absence of fear but the ability to triumph over it.

"For The Sake Of What?" Do You Go To Work Each Day?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 11.29.2014 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

When we take action by starting with small steps, over time, we become more and more fearless. Instead of our fears running our lives, we're more driven by what inspires us, than by what scares us.

A Lesson From the Heart: Be Careful Where You Focus Your Attention, Lest You Make Yourself Miserable

Margie Warrell | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Margie Warrell

While my circumstances are pretty unique, I know that all of us can fall into the trap of focusing too much on things that pull us down, amplifying our negative emotions and smothering positive ones from rising up.

New Year's Resolutions: The 5 Mistakes to Avoid to Create Resolutions That Stick

Margie Warrell | Posted 02.26.2014 | Good News
Margie Warrell

Don't make your failings mean more than they do. Reflect on the lessons they hold, make adjustments accordingly, then tap your inner John Wayne and get back in the saddle. Life rewards those who work at it.

Seduced by Social Media: Is Facebook Making You Lonely?

Margie Warrell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Margie Warrell

Only when we consciously decide to turn off our devices and, embracing our fear of rejection or discomfort, tune in to the people around us can we create the gloriously imperfect but deeply satisfying relationships we all crave and need to feel whole.

The Wild West of Virtual Offices: Have Keyboards Become Six-Shooters?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business
Lorraine Devon Wilke

When Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, made her inaugural splash by announcing that working from home was no longer an option for Yahoo employees, a collective gasp was heard around the telecommuting world.