She’s not your competition; Day twenty five

blog headerCourage fulfills our values, and so it goes about doing and choosing what is good and right; valuing another woman and upholding the honour of womanhood.

Courage chooses:

  • to not speak negatively behind her back.
  • to be honest and come alongside her rather than withdraw.
  • to see the best in her, and encourage her.
  • to celebrate her accomplishments
  • to give her opportunity
  • to tackle issues kindly that may come between you and her.
  • to collaborate with her ways and ideas.
  • to be generous to her attributes and strengths.
  • to not degrade or shame her…


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About Penny

Penny was born in England, raised in New Zealand, lived in America and settled in Perth, Australia. Together with her husband Mark, she is raising a teenage daughter and has twin twenty-something sons. "Coming home at the end of a solid working day to family and friends is my delight" says Penny, Co-author of the book – She’s Not Your Competition. She is a heart-felt communicator who believes in the power of a person’s story. Penny has over 25 years experience as a high level leader and spokesperson in both the private and non-profit sectors with significant public relations experience. She is currently the CEO of South Coastal Women's Health Services, and prior on the Leadership Teams of Rise Network and Riverview supporting people in areas of mental health, domestic and family violence, and children overseas at risk of exploitation. She holds an MBA and MBL, and is a Board Director for the Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia. For the past 15 years she has provided pro-bono support as a mentor for leaders and consultant to not for profits. Penny’s personal life endeavour is a determination to "make life better not bitter".