Manipulative versus Constructive Feedback. What is the difference?

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Leaders are expected to give feedback. It’s part of the responsibility when you’re in a leadership position. Others will be expecting you to inform them of what they’re doing right and what they can improve on.

5 Things You Should Do After a Business Conference

Business conferences, networking events for leaders

How many times have you paid money to attend a high-end business conference or networking event and never followed up with any of the connections you made? If this has happened, you’re doing a major disservice to your networking efforts as well as your career progression and business success.

5 Habits of Exceptionally Authentic Leaders

Authenticity is a key quality that many leaders strive to achieve. They want to present an authentic version of themselves to their team, clients and stakeholders. I completely understand this need. Who would want to feel like a fraud or pretend to be somebody that they’re not?

Lead By Your Values in 2018

When you’re on the journey toward leadership, it’s easy to get caught up in the qualities you “should” have as a leader or how you “should” be leading.

Is Your Leadership Brand Ready for 2018?

The end of every calendar year is the perfect time to re-evaluate your leadership brand and decide whether it will still support you in your growth journey for the following year.

Build the Leadership Brand You Need to Get Promoted

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Imagine the hypothetical of Siobhan. She was a top student in her law degree. She aced her job interviews and had been working at a prominent law firm for a number of years. Her high-level of technical skill enabled her to get noticed by the partners of her law firm and for the first few […]

How to Reverse A Damaged Go-To Expert Reputation

Many high-achieving business people I talk with, women or men, come up against a similar roadblock in their career when they reach a certain level of seniority. Although they are extremely proud of their achievements and career progression, they feel restricted and frustrated in their position.

Professional Services: How to Become A Go-To Expert

A frustrated client of mine, who runs a law firm, had been witnessing over a number of months countless other professionals in law secure high-paying clients without putting much effort into cold calling or asking for referrals.

Powerful, Confident Body Language for Women

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In the world of body language, we’€™re often told that if you want to project power and confidence, you need to take up more space. Make yourself appear larger than life to claim your place in the world. Take larger strides when you walk into a room. Put your hands on your hips and stand […]

A Common Leadership Blind Spot and How to Move Past It

Many people aspire to be a leader. Some of those people make it. Most don’t. That’s the stark reality when you aim high in your career or business.