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The traits of an effective team

The traits of an effective team

Honing our skills when working as part of a team is always beneficial to our careers. The best teams help to generate new ideas and motivate us to work more effectively. However, it is not uncommon to see it as a waste of time if its outcome is unproductive, toxic or...

How do you negotiate for a new career role?

How do you negotiate for a new career role?

Finding a career that makes use of our best skills and passions can mean every day is a good day filled with exciting possibilities. Despite misconceptions that later in life you are ‘past it’, it is never too late to change career path or negotiate for a new role in...

How can you develop your confidence in the boardroom?

How can you develop your confidence in the boardroom?

A promotion in the workplace can quickly push you outside your comfort zone and it is common that this means you spend more time in the boardroom with senior leaders and managers. For women in particular, confidence in the workplace and the boardroom can be severely...

Making the most of meetings

Making the most of meetings

It is common to feel like meetings are much more of a ‘tick box’ exercise rather than recognising them as something that can have vast practical value and serve as a great unifier for new teams. Similarly, sometimes people can be fooled into thinking they are being...

Navigating lonely leadership leaps

Navigating lonely leadership leaps

Whatever your industry, becoming a new leader is daunting prospect. We don't get an instruction manual or the ongoing guidance we need, which is why it is a big focus of the work I do with my clients. You might have entered the role as a new employee yourself or have...

How do I get promoted before the job is advertised?

How do I get promoted before the job is advertised?

After being in your current job role for a couple of years, it is natural to get ‘itchy feet’ for where the role could take your next or what is your next career progression. Rather than waiting for your boss to advertise an appropriate vacancy or move to a new...

Does Changing Career Feel Risky? Try This!

Does Changing Career Feel Risky? Try This!

Do you feel like you’re not reaching your full potential in your current job role? It’s a disappointing feeling, right? I have been there and I experienced how damaging these negative feelings can be on mental and physical health. When you are unhappy in your job and...

When is directive leadership a good thing?

When is directive leadership a good thing?

As a leadership coach I am often asked the question; is there a time when directive leadership is necessary? Directive leadership is a style that involves managers outlining exact tasks that need to be completed and often acting based on their opinion rather than...

How to successfully guide your team through turbulent times

How to successfully guide your team through turbulent times

When heading up a team, it is normal to experience cycles that will challenge you as a leader and result in you having to adopt new styles of leadership. Any change to a team can cause a certain degree of turbulence, and very often this is when communications break...

What to do when your boss doesn’t provide clear guidelines?

What to do when your boss doesn’t provide clear guidelines?

I’ve been hearing about some of the interesting challenges that my clients have been grappling with lately, and in particular, how to gain clarity from a supervisor or leader when the goalposts shift on a particular project. We’ve all been there, when suddenly the...

From Vulnerable to Invincible

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