Author: Kateena Mills

03 Oct

Every business can change the world

I have previously written about the importance of business owners/leaders knowing the purpose of their organisation, ensuring they can articulate this, and embed it into everything they do. Increasingly prospective (and existing!) employees are looking to work for organisations whose purpose or mission, and values align to their own and provide a vehicle for them

22 Aug

Am I “sick enough” to take sick leave?

I am writing this blog from the (relative) comfort of a chair on my balcony on my very own sick leave day. I injured my back and so rather than have to spend some of my work day laying on the floor of the office, whinging to my colleagues and generally having them feel sorry

27 Jun

Purpose above pay cheque

It has always been important for me to be a part of an organisation that I could be proud of and I have been able to find this pride in a large variety of businesses – from healthy burger franchises, mining companies, a communications agency to a manufacturing plant. All of these businesses were clear

08 May

I don’t want to be an entrepreneur

Not so long ago I was returning to Australia from living and working in London and feeling like this would be the perfect time to try something new, different and potentially risky. I had no real assets but also no debt, no job, no lease and all of my belongings were already boxed up. 5

28 Apr

Pets at work policy

With announcements by UK company BrewDog that they are introducing Pawternity Leave, which allows their employees to take a paid week of leave to look after a new dog, it is easy to see that our pets are becoming an integral of not just our lives but our workplaces too! Many companies across the US

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