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Smarter Staff
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This article has been written by the Smarter Business™ Staff Writers

Highlights
  • Collaboration, risk-taking, curiosity and tenacity are common traits among previous Telstra Business Women’s Award winners.
  • These four alumni show that a clear career trajectory is not a requirement for success.
  • Nominations for the Nominations for the Telstra Business Women’s Awards can be made all year round.

In our new e-book, four exceptional and award-winning women in business share their stories and their advice for getting ahead in today’s changing business landscape.

When writing about business, it’s very easy to focus on the numbers and the data, the trend reports and the features. But very rarely do these things tell us the real story of a business and that’s usually because there isn’t a single story to tell. Instead, every business is made up of many individual stories – one for every person who made the business what it is.

A woman presenting to a modern board room. Every year women in business have more inspiring stories to tell.

And we can often learn far more from those very personal stories of business than we can from any number of graphs and charts and abstract corporate buzzwords.

Our latest e-book celebrates just four remarkable women, with four inspirational stories – tales of leadership and self-development, of adaptability and resilience.

  • Kimberley Cole, Thomson Reuters – 2016 Telstra Business Woman in Asia finalist
  • Jerril Rechter, VicHealth – 2015 Telstra Victorian Government and Academia Award winner
  • Darlene Mattiske-Wood, People’s Choice Credit Union – 2016 Telstra South Australian Corporate and Private Award winner
  • Cyan Ta’eed, Envato – 2015 Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year & Telstra Victorian Entrepreneur of the Year

Telstra’s annual Women in Business Awards will soon begin announcing this year’s state finalists, culminating in December’s national award ceremony. And every year, there are more award-worthy stories to tell than there are awards to give. Maybe next year it will be your turn to enter.

Until then, enjoy these four parables of phenomenal professional performance.

Be inspired by the stories of four exceptional women and their tips on how to succeed in modern business.
Download now

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