Leadership

  • living in your zone of genius

    Living in your Zone of Genius

    If you’ve ever heard anyone talk about ‘zone of genius’ and wondered what they are talking about, well, you are in the right place. Because I’ll explain what your zone of genius is, why you want to pursue it and how to live in your zone of genius every day. Because being in that space […]

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  • how to effectively delegate

    How to effectively delegate in 5 steps

    We all know what delegation is, but the truth is most of us aren’t very good at it. For the simple reason that we were never taught how to effectively delegate. The result is that we often think that it’s not worth the time or effort to delegate or that it’s easier to do things […]

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  • working with a coach

    Myth Buster: The reality of working with a coach

    We take for granted that top athletes and executives have a coach. Someone to guide, support and challenge them to create the outcomes they want, whether it’s to win a championship or meet a sales goal. So why is it that we don’t all work with a coach? One of the reasons is because people […]

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  • leadership qualities

    What does it mean to be a great leader?

    In the Rethinking my Career series, we’ve looked at how to maintain balance & flexibility at work and how to progress your career. This week we are focusing on what it means to be a great leader. And more specifically how the pandemic has shifted our perception and appreciation of different leadership qualities and styles. […]

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  • ways to upskill

    How to upskill & what to consider

    A question I am often asked is, should I be upskilling? And this question has never been more prevalent than now, as so many people are rethinking their careers. Now I am a passionate learner, I am always tempted to say yes. But the truth is, the decision to upskill is one that warrants thoughtful […]

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  • career progression during a pandemic

    How can I progress in my career?

    Last week I began to explore the different ways in which women are rethinking our careers and reassessing what’s important. This week I’m exploring the question of ‘how can I progress my career?’. And whilst this question is not a new one, the challenges of career progression during a pandemic are. So keep reading for […]

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  • rethinking my career

    Rethinking my career: Balance & flexibility at work

    The impact of COVID-19 pandemic has been felt by everyone in differing ways. But it has become apparent that for many women, it has been a catalyst to rethinking our careers and reassessing what’s important. As the new year gets into full swing, I want to address some of the key trends I’ve seen my […]

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  • tips for planning maternity leave

    Preparing for maternity leave

    On my last day in the office before preparing to go on maternity leave with my first child, I worked until after 8pm. In the weeks that followed I regularly logged on my laptop to ‘wrap things up’. Now as a point to clarity, this was entirely my choice. At the time I felt that […]

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  • what's my legacy

    Wondering ‘What’s my legacy?’ Consider this

    With Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s passing the idea of legacy has been on my mind. RBG’s legacy, politician’s legacies and indeed, what my own legacy will be. Now I have no illusions that I will create the type of change and progress that RBG did, but I do know that I, like every other person […]

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