As a work coach, many of my clients are conscientious and logical. This can mean they are sometimes slow to make rapid-fire remarks in meetings. The leadership training technique of reflective thinking is a great attribute – and particularly vital for women in STEM. They like to think things through, particularly as they are often […]
The recent US Supreme Court Dobbs ruling giving states the right to determine their abortion laws. This has rendered abortions unavailable for about one-third of all American women. Like millions, I am stunned. Let’s be very clear; this decision is about about more than women’s reproductive rights. More accurately, it’s about taking those rights away.
As part of your career development plan you’ve got to evidence you demonstrated the use of ‘Lifelong learning’. This is vital in an era when job instability, Covid uncertainties and the rise of freelance work are the new normal. However, life-long learning is more than about the standard-practice ‘knowledge transfer’. Knowledge transfer is itself vital to maintain as
Helping clients take the perspective of their older self is a key tool I use as a work coach, primarily for women in STEM – and it’s one you can use too. Changing your perspective to remember your younger self can also work miracles. This is something I’ve seen work like magic when, as a
Leavers post-covid at record highs But in particular, why are so many women ‘opting out’ when employers are simultaneously seeking so many new hires? Indeed many employers claim fighting workplace discrimination is a big part of their appeal. It’s easy to blame workers for opting out, without addressing how easy or welcoming it was to ‘opt