EP024: Q&A: How Can I Get My Team to Speak Up in Meetings?

How to encourage employees to speak up in meetings is a common question for new leaders. In order for you to get the most from your team and encourage creative thinking or innovative problem solving, you need to get your team to share their thoughts and opinions. 

EP022: Why Leaders Shouldn’t Think that Business Etiquette is Old, Stuffy and Out-of-Date

Why is business etiquette important in the workplace? Why should emerging leaders have skills in business etiquette? Many new leaders and young professionals think that business etiquette is old, stuffy and out-of-date. They think that skills in business etiquette will not prepare them for modern professional life.

EP019: Psychology of First Impressions. How You Can Control Your First Impression

What is the psychology of first impressions? How are first impressions formed? How long does it take to form a first impression? When you know how first impressions are formed, you can control the first impression you give and you can control the first impression other people form about you. 

EP018: 3 Ways to Communicate Confidently and Show-Up Powerfully in Meetings

How can you confidently speak up during meetings? Speaking up confidently during meetings is a challenge for many emerging leaders, especially if they’re a young professional, a woman, or more on the introverted side. But for advancement into leadership, it’s critical that others hear your ideas and opinions in meetings so you need to speak […]

EP014: Why Brilliant Leaders Struggle With Visibility and What to Do About It

Why do leaders struggle with visibility? Visibility is incredibly important in leadership. As an emerging leader, you need to increase your visibility in the office and show signs that you’re a leader. However, it doesn’t come naturally to everybody. Leaders often struggle with visibility, especially when they’re a new leader or a new manager. 

EP011: Secrets of Self-Promotion for Consultants and New Leaders

This episode is all about self promotion for new leaders. How can you be self-promotional when you’re a consultant or a new leader? Self-promotion for new leaders can be challenging. You might feel like you’re boasting or showing off.

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

How to get your boss to notice your hard work and stop being overlooked in the workplace. This is the topic for the first Q&A Episode for The Leadership Pod. The specific question I was asked was, “How Can I Get Noticed and Rewarded for the Great Work That I Do?”. This question came to […]

EP003: How to Start Building 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.

4 Body Language Mistakes in the Office

Are you making body language mistakes at work? When you’ve worked so hard to climb the corporate ladder, build your education and technical skill, that last thing you want is to damage your professional reputation with the wrong body language gestures in the office.