The Psychology of Successful Women podcast with Shona Rowan explores the mindset, behaviour and success strategies of high-achieving women.

Shona Rowan is an inspirational speaker, high-performance coach and founder of The Psychology of Successful Women – Career Acceleration Program and podcast. Shona works with women all over the world to accelerate their careers, boost their performance and maximise their success – according to what success truly means to them. She also works with global companies to support, develop and retain their female talent  via practical workshops, inspirational events and high-performance coaching sessions.

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In episode 12 of The Psychology of Successful Women Podcast, Shona Rowan has an engaging conversation with lawyer, Gemma Nugent about: 

  • Gemma’s career journey and her passion for the construction industry and legal profession 
  • Starting her own practice, SoundLegal – alongside raising her 3 children and completing a Master of Laws! 
  • How she boosts her productivity and manages her distractible personality  
  • How she finds a balance between being connected and being overwhelmed  
  • The importance of building an online profile in your area of passion or specialty and so much more…

About Gemma Nugent:

Gemma Nugent is a specialist contract lawyer based in Perth, Western Australia. She commenced her legal career at a boutique litigation firm in 2008, having previously been an Associate to a Supreme Court Judge and a policy adviser to the Department of Premier and Cabinet.  

In 2010, Gemma became Corporate Counsel to a global engineering and design consultant, where she remained for more than 8 years. 

Gemma launched her own commercial and contract law firm SoundLegal in 2019. Through SoundLegal, Gemma helps construction, engineering and consulting businesses to create and negotiate clear contracts so that they can achieve great project outcomes.  

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About Shona Rowan

Shona Rowan is the founder of The Psychology of Successful Women program, podcast and community that specialises in helping ambitious women boost their success from the inside-out and thrive in the world of business. An international performance and mind-set consultant, inspirational speaker and high-performance coach for over 20 years – Shona is passionate about helping women unlock their unique potential and soar in their chosen field.

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