Career management

7 Ways to Overcome Procrastination at Work

  Do you find yourself procrastinating at work? You know when you put off the thing that you know you need to do, but will find something easier or more pleasurable to do instead? If so, you're not alone. In fact, according to Psychology Today, everyone procrastinates sometimes, but 20 percent of people chronically avoid difficult [...]

By | July 1st, 2017|Career management, commitment, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Overcome Procrastination at Work

How to Manage Your Boss after Getting Promoted

  Congratulations! You just landed the promotion you dreamed of and worked hard for. You successfully influenced your boss and the leadership team with your vision and how you add value to the business. Now you are leading a team, inspiring them with your vision and creating an environment for high performance.   The challenge [...]

By | June 2nd, 2017|Career Change, Career management, communication, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on How to Manage Your Boss after Getting Promoted

My Top Ten Favourite Quotes on Learning

Investing in your ongoing personal and professional development is essential for growth both in your life and your career.  In my experience, adopting a mindset of learning has been both enriching and rewarding.   Without investing in learning, I wouldn't be the person I am today. The Mum am I today. The coach I am [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Career management, change, commitment, curiosity, Executive coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Quotes|Comments Off on My Top Ten Favourite Quotes on Learning

5 Reasons Why Team Leaders Get Overlooked for Promotion

  Getting overlooked for promotion and watching others progress around you can be soul destroying. It can leave you feeling disheartened and for some, with a bruised ego. Another year of hard slog lies ahead and you are unsure of what to do now to progress your career. The lifestyle you aspire to appears even [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Career management, Leadership coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Listening, Professional development|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why Team Leaders Get Overlooked for Promotion

Do you have mentor? Discover three benefits of having one . . .

  “A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.” Bob Proctor Navigating your professional career can be challenging.  You may encounter difficult colleagues you need to persuade. A stretch assignment. An underperforming team to engage and deliver results. A [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Career Change, Career management, communication, Leadership effectiveness, Listening|Comments Off on Do you have mentor? Discover three benefits of having one . . .

Never forgot those who matter most to you and your business

Receiving an award for Best Executive Coaching, South East England was a proud moment for me this week and it would not have been possible without YOU. Thank you. I believe it is important to never forget those who matter most to you and your business and so I made this short video on my Facebook [...]

By | January 28th, 2017|Career management, Category of Personal Leadership, communication, Executive coaching, Professional development|Comments Off on Never forgot those who matter most to you and your business

5 Reasons to Develop Your Critical Thinking As a Leader

As Albert Einstein astutely said, “Education is not the learning of facts, but training the mind to think.” Critical thinking can be described as the ability to think rationally and clearly about what to do or believe in a given situation. It improves the quality of the thinker’s thoughts by imposing standards and cultivating good [...]

Belinda’s story – how to achieve clarity in what you want

Previously I have shared some practical tips on how to achieve clarity in what you want for yourself and your business. In this short video I share a case study of Belinda*, a client of mine who, when we began working together, didn't know what she wanted to do next nor how to go about [...]

By | September 10th, 2015|Career Change, Career management, change, clarity|0 Comments

Make your own luck – insights from Voice at the Table Conference

The recent 'Make your own luck' conference organised by my friend Rina Goldenberg and her wonderful team at Voice at the Table was a most inspiring day. I was thrilled to meet some of you there. We listened to a combination of keynote speakers and panellists bringing alive the theme of how to take charge of your career [...]

I got the promotion, what now?

I am delighted to introduce Joanna Gaudoin, an expert in the field of Image and Impact and owner of InsideOutImage, as my Guest on my Blog this week.   Corporate life has a continual focus on the next step. What's the next role? How long do I need to stay in this one before progressing to [...]