I am not sure about you but I love meeting other women that have set up their own businesses, I think it is the contrast of discovering talent and shared challenges and successes, that appeals most. I can honestly say that nothing makes my day more than hearing about a business friend’s breakthrough, no matter how big or small, no matter where they are on their business development journey.
Continue reading Networking Goes Girly in Byte Sized Chunks
Ok, hands up, I have neglected my blog, sorry about that. So here’s why. It’s brutally honest and open but you know what, I am pretty sure that I am not the only one who gets motivation zapped, so I’ll tell you what happened and how I wriggled out of it.
Continue reading Coming up for air – Motivation when your mood hits rock bottom.
When it’s hot in the city, it’s hard to feel professional when you’re over heating in your work clothes. Continue reading Keeping Cool and Looking Smart in the Summer Heat
The rain has already been and gone, no more registrations please. This is ideal if you can appreciate the balance of learning a language with movement, it makes learning English soooo much more effective.
So no matter how rusty your English is, …
Continue reading Wowser Wednesday! Experience The New English Conversation Approach!
Yesterday, I headed into the sunshine where I met a friend for lunch. She manages a team of engineers, all guys of course, but the reason we met was to get a better understanding of flexible working conditions from a leadership perspective. You see, as a manager and mother of two, my friend has had to work from home from time to time, on an ad hoc basis. However, when it comes to securing some flexibility for her family, getting a home office is not a solution that is welcomed in a traditional male dominated working environment. Continue reading 3 Easy Ways To Keep Your Talented Team Members After Maternity Leave
A short post today because you’ll be listening instead of reading.
When you are in business, a lot of people ask you why you run your business a certain way. This is a question I get asked a lot, I hope you enjoy the first of many soundbytes.
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Leadership is not only about managing your team but also representing your team.
If the decision makers don’t know how your team is contributing to the success of the organisation as a whole, then you are letting your team down. In the long term you might be jeopardizing their, and in turn your own existence. Continue reading How leaders can communicate their success clearly and consistently
Leadership, like parenting or teaching is actually all about finding that golden balance between nurturing someone and giving them the competence and confidence to be as brilliant as they can possibly be. Continue reading Invest your time in your team today, for a smoother, more successful tomorrow
So, who better to talk to about leadership skills for women, than a training professional who has been at the cutting edge of industry training since 1994 in the military, industry and recently also the start-up scene? Continue reading Tomorrow’s Leaders nurture their team, their personal development and their network.
When we finally finished college we were keen to differentiate ourselves from the next candidate but to be honest all we had is a couple of certificates and a bit of work experience, nothing mind blowing. This is exactly why recruiters need to sort those applications by looking at something else – the soft skills. But what…? Continue reading Oops! No undo button for soft skill mistakes!