Communication is the cornerstone of leadership, in any meaningful relationship. But it’s not always easy to get right. Setting up and scaling a business is hard! But if you can communicate well, it makes things a hell of a lot easier. Having everyone on the same page when it comes to the direction of travel… Continue reading 5 Communication Mistakes Made By Newly Appointed Leaders
Last week I attended a monthly networking-come photography club, run by the brilliant With Passion & Purpose. Karen’s life mission is to support women in becoming more visible via her incredible talent as a photographer. The club is a chance for female solopreneurs and business owners to catch up each month, share ideas, their voices,… Continue reading Conversations on Confidence.
Confidence to me isn’t always loud or extroverted, and it certainly isn’t arrogant. It is a quiet inner knowing. It is the ability to turn inwards, listen to your own needs and then act upon them. After returning to work following my first child I was promoted to the position of Ops Director and had… Continue reading How to be more confident – The foundations of confidence
As a confidence coach, I believe confidence is getting quiet, tuning in to what you need and acting on it. As you get quiet, it allows you to tune in to your intuition, an inner knowing. But the quiet can also present projections of your world back to you, including the biases, and if you… Continue reading The confidence gap – how work places can play their part
Confidence for me is listening to your intuition, to what you need, and then acting on it. There is a lot going on in the world right now and it can leave you paralysed. When the Roe vs Wade case was overturned it left me confused – how could a woman’s right and decision about… Continue reading From anger to action – protecting women’s rights
This article should really be titled “boundaries I need as a paid-working Mum” because God knows, it’s all work but not all of it is paid! However, what I’m talking about in this blog is my return to work, my burnout and what I needed to put in place to prevent it from happening again.… Continue reading Boundaries I need as a working Mum.
Journaling is one of my favourite practices to offload and create space in the mind. I’ve had a diary since being 14 and I’m sure if you read my first one it would make for some pretty interesting reading. As I’ve gotten older how I use journaling has evolved. From supporting me in offloading my… Continue reading My journey with journaling – 6 different ways to journal for beginners
This blog is follow up from a Women in Leadership conversation with Laura from the Vibrancy Hub. Laura is a well-being coach working with female leaders ‘who are ready to make a difference and shake up the world of business’. Before interviewing Laura for this topic she coached me through some big transitions in my… Continue reading Women in Leadership: part 2 – feminine vs masculine traits in leadership
Don’t believe everything your brain tells you. For the statements below, answer true or false… I am not good enough He/she will be able to do it better than me I can’t do that If I try to do that I’ll fail If you answered ‘true’ to any of the above statements you have a… Continue reading The Power of Limiting Beliefs.
A few years ago, 20-something-year old me went to a tech meet-up where Katy Leeson, now Social Chain’s Managing Director, gave a talk on Imposter Syndrome. Since her rise at Social Chain she had struggled with Imposter Syndrome and had sought therapy to help her combat this fraudster complex. I remember watching Katy thinking what… Continue reading Imposter Syndrome: Feeling like a fraud in your own life