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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...

How to know if it’s time to change your job

How to know if it’s time to change your job

As the old saying goes ‘choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life’. For most people it is important to find a job which allows for a good balance between work and their personal life, but the reality is that there is much more to being...

How do you create a culture of respect in the workplace?

How do you create a culture of respect in the workplace?

Starting a new role can be intimidating for many people; a new environment, colleagues and perhaps an entirely different job role. All of these prospects will naturally create apprehension, however, this is increased even further if an individual is required to manage...

How does stress affect you?

How does stress affect you?

We all encounter stressful situations in our day-to-day lives; that’s completely normal. Getting the kids ready for school in the morning, your commute to work, giving a presentation to your bosses – these situations and many more are potential stressors that we have to face. But how can you tell when the levels of stress in your life have become too much?

Step into your leadership role effortlessly!

Step into your leadership role effortlessly!

If you have recently moved into a leadership role, you may be feeling a tad overwhelmed.  Even more so if those you now have to lead from above were once your level peers. It is often said that the first 90 days in a new leadership role will determine the future...

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