November 7, 2019

I was walking my daughters to school this week, and my eldest, Leilani, said to me ‘I’m bored at school’. I said, 'okay, have you spoken with your teacher about it?’ ‘No’, she replied. I followed on with, ‘Do you know what would make it interesting for you?’. ‘No’, she...

October 18, 2019

Who are you talking to? What are your conversations like?

I spoke to a group of CPAs this week and asked them to cast their minds back to the beginning of their career. You know, when T-accounts and standards and regulations were the focus?! I asked them the following q...

October 10, 2019

Photo by Loren Joseph on Unsplash

Today is International Day of the Girl Child, which is about getting honest about the challenges girls’ face and empowering them with the resources and capabilities to overcome them. The theme this year is 'Girlforce: Unscript...

September 20, 2019

Photo by Lawrence Macaron on Unsplash

At a Finance Leadership Team session I ran this week, I was asked the following question, ‘What part of your work do you love the most? Is it the coaching, the team stuff….what is it?’ I get asked this question a lot, actu...

September 12, 2019

I have shared previously about the incredibly rewarding work that I’ve been doing with my amazing female finance leader clients. In fact, with all transparency the work has been so impactful that I have been doing it for my male and broader leadership team clients as w...

September 5, 2019

Photo by Frankie Lopez on Unsplash

I’m in a pretty exciting place at the moment. In addition to working with my amazing women in finance, I have been writing my new book! And what I’ve come to realise is that when you’re in the business of helping women in fin...

September 5, 2019

Recently, some lucky guy won the $90m lotto. As usual, the question “what would you do if you won lotto? Would you go back to work?” came up at home. Somehow, our conversation then turned to, “what would a footy team do if they were killing it?”? Would they just not tu...

August 21, 2019

I'm hearing this phrase said a lot at the moment by women in finance. And I can tell you, I totally get where you’re coming from. I have moved from being a Finance leader, who focused on business performance and partnering, insightful business reporting, and team devel...

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Classic
  • Twitter Classic

​© 2019 Alena Bennett Pty Ltd.

  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon