Author Archives: aly

About aly

my blog: www.liveworkthink.wordpress.com

The expatriate woman: does she exist ?

While there is a lot of ‘drama’ in the expat world about the exact definition of an expat, based on this study, I’m referring to someone who is working abroad on an international assignment, role, or project for their company. … Continue reading

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Don’t put me in that box (Part 3): when you’re most likely to be ‘boxed’

As I mentioned in part 1& 2 (here), for part of my PhD research I interviewed senior women leaders in Australia (working in traditionally ‘male’ industries) surrounding how they think they’re see by their co-workers, and if/how they attempt to manage the … Continue reading

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Don’t put me in that box (Part 2): worrying about what others think

A lot of my posts over the next while will be my research-related findings/ideas/rants. One of the frustrating things about the PhD is that you write up articles pretty much only for the academic world. And how many of us outside of … Continue reading

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Don’t put me in that box! (Part 1)

One of the topics I research is how our thoughts about how others see us (also called ‘meta-perceptions’), can influence us when at work. Takes a second to get your head around. For example, lets say you’re working in your … Continue reading

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Another resurgence

Greetings 2015! I find it quite funny (and a bit annoying, I know) that I go on writing-binges, all motivated with my work/learning/teaching, and then disappear for 1.5 years. Time stands still on  a blog…”yesterday” in my posts was actually 1.5 … Continue reading

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5 Days at Disney: The Academy of Management Conference

For the past 5 days, I’ve been at the Academy of Management conference, which this year was held in Orlando, Florida.  This conference brings together academics (PhD students, Professors, and some consultants as well) from business schools around the globe. … Continue reading

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Hitting the reset button

We have  landed in Chile, and I’m a fish out of water. All of the comforting things that once surrounded me are on a boat, and my favourite friends and local haunts have disappeared. Everything is new, I don’t know … Continue reading

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