Resilience is the latest buzzword in business, whether it's about resilience at an organisational, team, or personal level. Everyone wants to know how to develop or strengthen it, and then sustain it. You might be wondering why it matters so much in business. "More than education, more than experience, more than training, a person's level … Continue reading Resilience in Leadership
Feeling like a fraud? "Even though I got the promotion, I feel like it was through luck rather than ability, and I constantly feel like I am about to be found out. I feel like I have to work twice as hard as everyone else to make sure that never happens." If this sounds like … Continue reading Managing Imposter Syndrome
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Every time I look at social media, I see another article, telling women to ‘know their worth’ and to ‘get confident’. It typically involves women ‘changing their narrative’, ‘faking it ‘til they make it’, or ‘being more confident to appear more competent’. Strategies galore to help you feel like Wonder Woman. Whilst I can appreciate … Continue reading Stop telling women to ‘be more confident’!
Boundaries are about spheres of responsibility – defining where yours end and someone else’s start. Boundaries help you to manage your time, priorities, commitments, energy levels, health and emotions. Most of us never really think about boundaries – we just react, and as a result, our boundaries are loose, blurred and ineffective. If you are … Continue reading Boundaries – the edge of effectiveness
Recent analysis from Cranfield University showed a sharp drop in the number of women holding the most senior jobs at FTSE 250 firms, and static numbers at FTSE 100 companies. There are only six female CEOs in the FTSE 250 and the number of all-male boards has risen to 10. Disappointing figures. In order to … Continue reading How are you nurturing your strongest women, and why is it so important?
Women are capable of more than ever before. They can have it all (apparently). A fulfilling career and a full family and social life. So why do we feel like such failures? ‘Mindfully’ juggling perfect kids’ parties with time critical work deliverables, whilst racing to and from after school activities, running the PTA and baking … Continue reading Women and the Productivity Trap