Strategic relationships post Covid – why and how

“I believe many like me have similar challenges especially with such prolonged period of working remotely and not being able to work face to face to build or maintain positive working relationships.” This was a quote from a client in a recent email to me. I think it sums up the challenge of many with remote working. For some people, [...]

By |2021-05-29T17:06:55+00:00May 29th, 2021|Professional relationships|Comments Off on Strategic relationships post Covid – why and how

Why your team needs to network and how to get them doing it

Just the word ‘networking’ sends shivers down many people’s spines and indeed very few people genuinely love it. However, in most service businesses in particular, it is essential that client facing individuals are confident and skilled enough to get to know people in the marketplace. This is predominantly done at events, both in person and online. Once people start going [...]

By |2021-05-22T08:37:48+00:00May 4th, 2021|Networking|Comments Off on Why your team needs to network and how to get them doing it

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a key part of your leadership skillset

Emotional intelligence is defined as the ability to be aware of and manage your own emotions and those of others. In other words, to consider how we relate to others. I often find in the work I do with bright, knowledgeable professionals that this is unacknowledged as an important ability at worst and in many cases, at best, rated behind other [...]

By |2021-05-22T08:49:46+00:00April 15th, 2021|Professional relationships|Comments Off on Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a key part of your leadership skillset

Why emotional intelligence matters at work and how to work on it

Emotional intelligence (EQ), a term often banded about on LinkedIn and in articles. What is it? Why emotional intelligence matters at work: it is the ability to understand and control your own emotions and to deal with those of others. In a nutshell, it is about our human side – how we relate to other people. Many of the clients [...]

By |2021-04-07T13:18:55+00:00April 6th, 2021|Professional relationships|Comments Off on Why emotional intelligence matters at work and how to work on it

Working remotely – 7 tips for a thriving team

Working from home has been the way of working for the majority of professionals for the past year. This works better for some than it does for others. It’s also presented its challenges for those who are managing a team remotely. Maybe you feel you have perfected remote team working, many haven’t! Even when we start to come out of the current [...]

By |2021-04-26T13:29:56+00:00March 15th, 2021|Professional relationships|Comments Off on Working remotely – 7 tips for a thriving team

Improve remote team working – 7 tips for a thriving team working remotely

It is almost a year now since the majority of professional people have been working at home. Maybe you feel you have this nailed, many haven’t! There has been lots of talk of how to make sure that team working in this remote world is effective. After a year of working with senior leaders who have been trying to do [...]

By |2021-03-09T09:43:20+00:00March 8th, 2021|Managing people|Comments Off on Improve remote team working – 7 tips for a thriving team working remotely

LinkedIn profile update – why & what to work on

Is your LinkedIn profile looking neglected or worse still, non-existent? When was the last time you did a LinkedIn profile update?   I have found that there are several reasons that people don’t do this:   Not into social media/want to maintain privacy. Don’t see it as important. Time.   To tackle the first reason, it is true that by [...]

By |2021-03-01T11:17:02+00:00March 1st, 2021|Personal impact|Comments Off on LinkedIn profile update – why & what to work on

Inside Out Image joins Calico – February 2021

I am delighted to share the Calico press release below, announcing that Inside Out Image has joined Calico as an Associate - helping to provide relevant knowledge and insight to the legal sector. NEW MEMBER NEWS In keeping with the mood elsewhere Calico Legal Solutions Group is looking forward to a brighter year, with new members, a fresh editorial focus, and [...]

By |2021-03-08T10:50:56+00:00February 16th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Inside Out Image joins Calico – February 2021

Knowing how to start making a difference to your career

During a recent webinar that I hosted 33% of attendees said that they didn’t proactively work on their career because either they didn’t know where to start or it was too hard to get the help they need. Does this resonate? Proactively managing your career doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated. I believe that there three important guiding principles to manage [...]

By |2021-03-15T17:00:47+00:00February 15th, 2021|Career progression|Comments Off on Knowing how to start making a difference to your career

Five small actions to manage your career

Last month I ran a webinar on proactive Career Management, I couldn’t believe how quickly the places were booked, I increased them three times and it was still sold out. This clearly showed me that individuals realise how important this topic is. During the webinar, I asked, “Who regularly makes time to work on their career?” Interestingly, only 13% said [...]

By |2021-02-11T15:53:20+00:00January 29th, 2021|Career progression|Comments Off on Five small actions to manage your career
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