Click here for inspiration in this December's Work Wear Wrap-Up. If you have missed some of my recent articles focused on helping you to progress your career, you can read them here. If you want to discuss anything, then please do get in touch.
I spoke at a conference recently and the speaker after me was Caroline Holt, who I happen to have known for a few years. She made a point that was a good reminder to me and I hope it might be to you too. It was related to career success and that this phrase should mean whatever you want it to; [...]
Click here for inspiration in this November's Work Wear Wrap-Up. If you have missed some of my recent articles focused on helping you to progress your career, you can read them here. If you want to discuss anything, then please do get in touch.
Do you often feel frustrated that you are being overlooked for promotion? Do you have people in your team who are frustrated that they haven't yet been promoted? It's often not easy to understand why, as seemingly you/they are doing a great job and achieving objectives. However, the reality is that to be considered for promotion, a person needs to be [...]
You may not have heard the term ‘pedestal complex’ before. That is probably because it is one I have developed to describe what I have heard several of my clients talk about lately. It is about people feeling anxious or held back, usually when they are promoted and/or join a new leadership group, due to the presence of people they have [...]
The quality and performance of employees can make or break any business. And yet very few organisations today dedicate the necessary time and resources to attracting and nurturing employee talent. Those that do, see spikes in productivity and performance, as well as positive outcomes in engagement and a better business culture – all it takes is a single commitment to recruit, [...]
Click here for inspiration in this October's Work Wear Wrap-Up. If you have missed some of my recent articles focused on helping you to progress your career, you can read them here. If you want to discuss anything, then please do get in touch.
Great leaders are made, not born, and there is no single formula for what progress towards leadership really looks like. While this means that anyone can become a great leader, it also requires some planning. Whether you’re starting on the bottom rung of the ladder or you’re already in a leadership position, a personal leadership development plan is an essential way [...]
In my last article, I looked at why it is important to speak up in meetings and the potential things that hold people back. If you didn’t read it, you can do so here. So in this article, as promised, I want to provide some simple tangible tips to help you speak up more in meetings. Space – do you own [...]
Do you find it easy to speak up in meetings and share your viewpoint? Are you happy that your team all feel confident to do so, when appropriate? Having the confidence to speak up in meetings is essential, particularly with increased seniority and if you want to progress your career. However, frequently even fairly senior people say they struggle or that they [...]