Category: Leadership

Career Story: Paula Nightingale

Career Story: Paula Nightingale, from Art Buyer to Tech Startup Founder to Business Coach

From an agent/producer/art buyer for commercial photographers and illustrators to building a tech start-up from just an idea to an exit, and other impactful roles since, Paula Nightingale’s career story is wide-spanning and diverse. It’s no surprise that Paula has some wonderful wisdom to share about how she has managed herself during this process. Find …

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Kathryn George career story

Career Stories: Kathryn George, Upskilling to Stay Relevant in a Transforming Media Industry

Meet Kathryn George, Digital & Motion Designer at Stuff Media, New Zealand’s largest and most popular news media company, and a mentor through OneUpOneDown. Kathryn spent a large part of her career working in print media in London. As the media industry started to shift from print to digital, Kathryn knew she needed to reinvent …

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Career Stories: Tania Hack, mentor, and Marketing + Communications Consultant

Tania is a New Zealand based Marketing and Communications consultant who is passionate about the environment, staying fit and healthy, and giving back. Having realised her passion for marketing while completing a business degree at University, she has gained experience in a range of industries, countries, and positions, shaping her into the marketer she is …

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The benefits of being a mentor

Most people think that mentees are the only ones who gain value from mentorship, but you’d be surprised at how much the mentor can gain too. Most people think that mentees are the only ones who gain value from mentorship, but you’d be surprised at how much the mentor can gain too. Not only do …

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How to be an effective mentor

A big part of our mission at One Up One Down is to teach more people to become effective mentors. Mentorship is not only a way to give back to others, it is also a way to learn about yourself both personally and professionally. It can provide the mentor and mentee with an opportunity to …

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