The new feminism

The new feminism This blog is written by Upswing’s Queensland Manager, Janelle Kirkland _________________________________________________________ I wasn’t a feminist until I became a mum There was something Sally from Upswing said that made me laugh – or more like blurt the word HAH!! – the first time we chatted. She said: “Is it just me, or did […]

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7 self-care strategies for working mums

Many mums feel overwhelmed on a regular basis. We constantly think about the needs of others, and when it comes to our children, those needs are high. We forget to look after ourselves, not only physically but mentally and spiritually too. Juggling family and business makes us incredibly susceptible to overwhelm, overload and burnout. Aside from knowing we […]

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5 reasons why co-working is becoming so popular

Co-working is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, often an office, and independent activity.   On a recent trip to the USA, I visited over 25 co-working spaces in San Francisco, Portland and Seattle. I was astounded by how popular and how large these co-working spaces are.   Some, towering 5 […]

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Location, location, location!

THANK YOU to everyone who has been sending in their location requests. We’ve had an amazing response – so many flooding in from all over Sydney and beyond. It is wonderful to see the Upswing concept is something you want in your local area. We are actively looking for new locations and will establish Upswing in areas that are most needed by […]

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Hang in There

Did you read The Australian Financial Review article this week – Can Women and Men Have it All? It’s a story about accounting giant KPMG Australia’s market leading practices when it comes to mothers’ (and fathers’) workplace flexibility. In it, the journalist, Rachel Nickless, writes: “… Some of the best career advice I’ve been given […]

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The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot – Michael Ulshuler