Why your personal impact matters and what to consider

There’s no avoiding it: relationships matter at work.  That means we can’t deny that other people’s perceptions of us matter too. As much as we might not like that idea, it’s true. The way you create a perception of yourself is through your personal impact. Managing this is essential in building positive work relationships. Let’s look at what personal impact is [...]

By |2020-02-07T10:55:41+00:00February 7th, 2020|Personal impact|Comments Off on Why your personal impact matters and what to consider

February 2020 Work Wear Wrap-Up

Spring is in the air! What will your Spring appearance say about you? Click here to see this month's work wear inspiration. If you have missed some of my recent articles focused on helping you to progress your career, you can read them here. If you would like to discuss anything, then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

By |2020-02-06T11:39:07+00:00February 6th, 2020|Monthly Work Wear Update|0 Comments

How to manage ‘Office Politics’ positively

‘Office Politics’ frequently elicits a sigh from people and much of the time, this is very valid. At its worst, ‘Office Politics’ has numerous negative effects, including: Lack of knowledge sharing Decreased trust Poor morale and motivation Slow decision making Lower than possible productivity. It’s one of the biggest causes of stress in the UK Read the rest of this article [...]

By |2020-02-05T21:12:48+00:00February 5th, 2020|Office politics|Comments Off on How to manage ‘Office Politics’ positively

Managing Upwards is essential for your career progression – top tips

You might read the term managing upwards and think this is all about ‘schmoozing’ those above you in your organisation. It’s worth reading what I wrote about how to reposition schmoozing in a previous post. Managing upwards is a positive skill to have – and not having it can really hinder your career. Let’s take a look at what it [...]

By |2020-01-02T09:30:55+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Career progression|Comments Off on Managing Upwards is essential for your career progression – top tips

How to progress your career – four areas to focus on

So, you want to progress your career - but how? The truth is that there is no exact recipe for what you need to be doing.  The reality is that it is a mixture of things which pretty much all revolve around building relationships with others. I’m going to share with you the four areas you need to focus on [...]

By |2020-01-02T09:29:18+00:00December 30th, 2019|Career progression|Comments Off on How to progress your career – four areas to focus on

December 2019 Work Wear Wrap-Up

What do you want to communicate through what you wear? It is one of the three personal impact ’tools’. Click here to see this month's work wear inspiration. If you have missed some of my recent articles focused on helping you to progress your career, you can read them here. If you would like to discuss anything, then please do not hesitate [...]

By |2019-12-11T16:36:30+00:00December 11th, 2019|Monthly Work Wear Update|Comments Off on December 2019 Work Wear Wrap-Up

Networking at events, all you need to know – your guide

Networking – does the word fill you with dread, irritation or joy? We all have to do it but the key question is: are you getting the outcome you want from it? In this article, I give you some guidance to progress from whatever point you are at now with your networking  to help you move it up a level. [...]

By |2019-11-22T07:34:10+00:00November 7th, 2019|Networking|Comments Off on Networking at events, all you need to know – your guide

November 2019 Work Wear Wrap-Up

What do you want to communicate through what you wear? It is one of the three personal impact ’tools’. Click here to see this month's work wear inspiration.   If you have missed some of my recent articles focused on helping you to progress your career, you can read them here. If you would like to discuss anything, then please do not [...]

By |2019-11-06T13:00:26+00:00November 6th, 2019|Monthly Work Wear Update|Comments Off on November 2019 Work Wear Wrap-Up

Navigate ‘Office Politics’ positively – your guide

‘Office Politics’ – the majority of people have negative associations with this term. I'm going to help you: understand what it is why it happens know when it's happening to you deal with it positively to support your career progression and your overall happiness at work. What is ‘Office Politics’? It's almost impossible to have a complete absence of 'Office [...]

By |2019-11-06T06:58:51+00:00September 26th, 2019|Office politics|Comments Off on Navigate ‘Office Politics’ positively – your guide

Tell-tale signs it’s time to move onto a new role and top tips to help you

People often struggle to look for a new rtole unless they are at a real 'pain point'. This article which I wrote for We Are The City looks at the tell-talle signs that it is time and provides some top tips to get started. You can read the article here.

By |2020-01-07T17:40:12+00:00September 20th, 2019|New role|Comments Off on Tell-tale signs it’s time to move onto a new role and top tips to help you