Leadership effectiveness

How to make the world a better place through business – Part two

In the first part of this blog, I shared the inspiration from Bob Chapman, Chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller.  In this second part, I offer the learnings from Nick van Dam, Professor of Corporate Learning & Development at Nyenrode Business University and Partner at McKinsey & Co, who provided an interactive session inviting us to [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|communication, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on How to make the world a better place through business – Part two

7 Habits of Leading and Living Intentionally

Recently I began working with a new client, Anna (name changed for confidentiality). Anna was successful in her business, had recently been promoted to a global role and wanted to develop further her leadership skills. She recognised her strengths and capabilities in helping others gain clarity, solving complex problems and getting things done. Equally, Anna [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Category of Personal Leadership, clarity, commitment, Executive coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Listening, Professional development|Comments Off on 7 Habits of Leading and Living Intentionally

Create Space for Thinking and Make Better Decisions

Recently I was interviewed by Miisa Mink who is the founder and chief doer at DrivenWoman. Miisa is an entrepreneur, author and blogger. Prior to her entrepreneurial career, Miisa was known as a highly accomplished branding professional. Miisa lives in South East London with her husband and two sons. She believes we can live fully [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|courage mindset, Interview with the Experts, Leadership coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on Create Space for Thinking and Make Better Decisions

Turning Leadership On Its Head

Can you imagine a workplace where you are listened to; where your thoughts and ideas are pro-actively sought? Can you imagine a workplace where you feel appreciated for your gifts and are encouraged to continually find and improve, not only your talents, but also the systems and processes with which you work? Can you imagine [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|communication, compassion, courage mindset, Leadership effectiveness, Listening|Comments Off on Turning Leadership On Its Head

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 . . .

A-Z: 26 ways to Improve your Communication Skills

How effective is your communication? In my experience, taking time out to reflect on what worked well and what I could improve for on for next time has helped me continue to refine my communication skills. Learning from others has also been a key enabler for me. And so last year I set up a [...]

By | February 26th, 2017|Executive coaching, Leadership effectiveness, Professional development|Comments Off on A-Z: 26 ways to Improve your Communication Skills