Behaviour

Mentoring

Go deep into stories for the most impact in your office communication

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?’.  Contents When I wrote Beyond the Boys’ Club I was reminded of this when I first met Eileen Brown. …

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3 ways how training for resilience is about finding your ’tribe’

Training for resilience isn’t just about gym time and weight-bearing exercises. In the workplace, it’s often about finding your tribe. Contents These are people who are going through the same challenges. Or those who’ve been there before so can help you through them. As an ICF MCC -accredited coach, I find training for resilience starts …

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Use your little time with senior leaders well

Getting a senior stakeholder’s time is rare for many women in male-dominated fields. But if there are upcoming planning events or any type of physical get-together on your horizon – this is the time to go for it. Time with senior leaders is a gift! Even planning meetings for International Women’s Day could be useful. It it brings together …

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2 Practical Techniques Using Customer Feedback To Improve Your Work Profile

As part of the leadership skills coaching I do with my clients, we often look at how to raise their profile at work and beyond. This can feel uncomfortable to say the least for most of my clients. Initially almost cringe-worthy! They are successful business women who value their integrity, not ‘smarmy’ self-promotion. But getting …

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Work profile

How is recognition in a recession as motivating as money for successful business women?

It won’t pay the bills and you certainly can’t eat it during a recession. However, recognition can be as motivating as money for many of the women I work with. This can be useful in a recession, as many sectors face an effective pay freeze and relative wage erosion caused by inflation. Plus, while it …

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