[008] Q&A: How to Craft an Expert “About Section” on Your LinkedIn Profile

How to Create a LinkedIn About Section

The About Section on your LinkedIn profile is confusing for many people. What do you write about? Should you write anything at all? This causes many to leave their About Section blank or to write something vague about who they are professionally.

[EP007]: Top Soft Skills for Future Leaders

Episode 007, The Leadership Pod, Top Soft Skills for Future Leaders

Many new managers aren’t equipped with the soft skills they need to lead a team. They’re usually promoted based on the level of technical skill they have, or the number of years of experiences they have.

[EP006] How to Reinvent Your Leadership Brand When You Get Promoted

Episode 006, How to Reinvent Your Leadership Brand When You Get Promoted

As you rise higher in your career, you will need to reinvent your leadership brand. This can happen when you move up to the next level, for example from manager to senior manager, or if you move to a different industry or start your own business.

[EP005] 5 Reasons Why You Should Speak Up In Meetings

Episode 005 The Leadership Pod: 5 Reasons Why You Should Speak Up in Meetings

One of the biggest barriers to building visibility that I see with my clients is not speaking up in meetings, especially when they have an idea, opinion or suggestion to share with the room.

How the Coronavirus Has Changed the Etiquette of Business Interactions

Mobile learning, learning and development trends

The way we interact with others in business has been disrupted. The public health crisis we’re currently facing in 2020, the Coronavirus, has led to many of the etiquette habits that were commonly used to foster good relationships in business to vanish, at least until this pandemic is under control.

[EP004] Q&A Episode: How Can I Get Noticed and Rewarded for the Great Work That I Do?

Episode 004, Q&A: How Can I be rewarded for the great work that I do?

This is the first Q&A Episode for The Leadership Pod. The question for this episode is, “How Can I Get Noticed and Rewarded for the Great Work That I Do?”. This question came to me from one of my Udemy students.

[EP003] How to Start Building a Strong Leadership Brand in 2020

Episode 003, How to Build a Strong Leadership Brand in 2020

You’ve no doubt heard of personal branding. Emerging leaders need something stronger than that. They need to build a leadership brand so they can be recognised as somebody with leadership potential.

[EP002] Why You Need to Think About Leadership Development Early in Your Career

Why you need to think about leadership development early in your career

Many emerging leaders don’t think about their leadership development until something dramatic has happened to them in their career. Maybe they’ve been overlooked for a promotion or perhaps they don’t receive the high-level projects they need to prove themselves.

[EP001] How the Leadership Pod can Help You as an Emerging Leader

How the leadership pod can help you as an emerging leader

Keeping your head down and doing a good job at work is no longer enough to get noticed and promoted. This is a roadblock that prevents many emerging leaders from climbing up and rising to the level of success they desire.

9 Reasons Why Assertive Communication is Important for New Leaders


Assertive communication is a difficult skill to learn for many new leaders, especially if you’re coming from a more passive style of communication. Not only do you need to master verbal communication strategies, but also the mindset that helps you become as assertive communicator.