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Success tips, empowering ideas and a dose of reality from the ambitious women who have to lead the way.  At Empowering Ambitious Women we are dedicated to sharing the authentic stories of extraordinary ambitious women, their insights and ups, and downs on their journey toward success.

5 challenges business women face

5 Biggest Challenges Women Leaders Face and How to Overcome Them

What are the biggest challenges women in business face and what can be done to overcome those? It’s exciting to see women aiming for and winning leadership roles especially knowing the challenges they’ve had to contend with along the way. Even though most organisations are putting effort into building gender balance, there are some things …

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Smashing the glass ceiling

Smashing the Glass Ceililng

Smashing the glass ceiling starts with you! So, what is holding you back? When there are ceilings to be smashed, stereotypes to knock down and bridges to build, there is really only one person you can 100% rely on in this world. That person is you! I am not sure how they do it on …

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Conflict of values at work

Is Your Values Conflict Leaving You Powerless at Work?

Does your employer’s values frustrate you and your mission? Here’s 4 quick tips to help you avoid those dreaded conflict of values at work. If you’re a purpose-led, driven and ambitious woman, you want to know your work makes a difference.  Well, duh! And that’s why there can be nothing more infuriating (or downright disheartening) …

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Asking for a pay rise

How to Own Your Worth and Ask for that Pay Rise

Australian women are 25% less likely to get a pay rise than men. So, what can we do to beat the stigma? Here’s the hot tips – how to ask for a pay rise! Did you know the gender pay gap in Australia is currently around 15%? Not everyone is being paid at a consistent …

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Mentally healthy workplace

Can Mental Illness Co-Exist in the Workplace?

Can people have a mental illness at work and still perform capably? And, how do you recognise a mentally healthy workplace? The answers right here! Yes, mental illness can co-exist in the workplace. I’ve recently spoken to so many people (both men and women) who have been diagnosed with a mental illness and/or disorder who …

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Self-care is the new you

Stop the Madness; Self-Care is the New You!

It is impossible to take care of others before we take care of ourselves. Here’s why self-care should be top of your agenda. We can’t be all things to all people all of the time. As women, we are oftentimes faced with the difficult job of being Superwomen: Super Wife, Super Mom, Super Business Owner, …

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Creativity in business

How Finding Creativity Transformed My Business

If someone told me 15 years ago when I started my business that the difference between failure and building a sustainable, successful business was playing with sticks and twigs, I seriously would have laughed. But, that’s exactly what happened! It was about six years ago where I was working flat out building my business. Like …

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Overcoming imposter syndrome

3 Tips for Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is real. It affects men and women across all walks of life and it can have a negative impact on you and your career. Have you ever felt like a fraud? As though you’ve only reached your position by chance and you really shouldn’t be there? You wait for someone to realise it …

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Best leadership books

5 of the Best Leadership Books

Looking for some leadership inspiration? Just grab a comfortable seat and one of these books. Leadership is a necessary skill in today’s business. Leaders who hustle faster than the most talented ringmaster are generally the best prepared to direct the show. Recently, one of our empowered ambitious women asked us a simple question. She was …

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Female empowerment

How to Create a Culture of Female Empowerment in a Male Dominated Industry

Empowering women into key decision making roles is a critical part of business strategy. Here’s how to create a culture of female empowerment, especially in those industries dominated by men. It may no longer come as a surprise that Fortune 1000 companies with female CEOs perform better than those who have men ecsonsced at their …

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a strong and decisive leader

Ignore this Leadership Skill at Your Peril!

Being a strong and decisive leader takes confidence and clarity. Ignore this leadership skill at your peril! How many times have you already checked your phone today? If you’re anything like the average person, you’re probably touching your phone close to 2000 times in 24 hours, according to recent studies. So what on earth has …

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Creating a great place to work

How to Create a Great Place to Work

You cannot buy workplace culture but you can do your darndest to cultivate it. So, what is the consensus on what makes a great place to work? A great workplace culture was one of the top reasons Stella found her new job so rewarding. It wasn’t just the perks like free nibblies on Fridays that …

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