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What is Authentic Leadership for women leaders in STEM?

Being known for authentic leadership is what my coaching clients are aiming for. It’s a real version of who they are and how they want to be known. When they talk about what they want from the coaching they use words like encouraging empathy, clarity, and decisiveness. These are all vital. However, I believe courage is …

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Top workplace psychology techniques to boost productivity

Workplace psychology techniques are vital to have, particularly if you work in challenging situations where things can go quickly ‘wrong’. A key to getting through these moments is to avoid a downward spiral with your colleagues. You can do this by switching the ‘negative’ of any situation into an ‘opportunity’. This will save wasted time, making you …

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Ikigai: the Japanese secret to finding meaning in your work for busy women in STEM

Female leaders in STEM are fantastic professionals, not just for what they do at work, but who they are for their families – whether they have children or not. Thinking of them, I was recently reminded of the Japanese concept of Ikigai.  A client called Sara used her coaching session to share what she was …

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Go deep into stories for the most communication impact

Meeting a new person at work, at a networking event or at an interview can be a challenge. But this vital piece of office communication is easier if you go deep, even from the first ‘How are you?’.  When I wrote Beyond the Boys’ Club I was reminded of this when I first met Eileen Brown. I interviewed …

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How to deal with micro-aggressions as a leader

Micro-aggressions can be hard to describe after the incident, but you know the feeling when you experience them. They are the tiny cuts that drain you of energy over time. They happen all around us and are vital for modern leaders to recognise. As a leader, it’s all the more important to ensure you are not …

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