Do you have the right influence?

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Do you have the right influence? Are you being listened to? Or are you waiting to be heard? Thinking that your time will come or that you will speak up next time? Throughout my professional and personal life, there have been times where I thought (usually hours after a situation and with the added benefit of […]

Ever feel like an imposter? 

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If you find yourself doubting your accomplishments or experiencing a fear of being exposed as a fraud, you may be experiencing a case of “imposter syndrome”. Whether you’re familiar with the term imposter syndrome or not, the symptoms are surprisingly common.  Leaving imposter syndrome unchecked, however, could be holding you back in different areas of your […]

4 ways to increase influence at work

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Could you benefit from having more influence for a greater impact at work? Do you feel that you’re not always listened to? Or even heard? It’s not always easy to know how to influence others, especially when they’re in positions of authority or seemingly have more experience or seniority than you do. Below, I share […]

Using your personal brand for career success

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Personal Brand? What has that got to do with me? I don’t work in marketing and I’m certainly not planning to be an Influencer anytime soon. “Your personal brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Jeff Bezos. Our personal brand encompasses everything that affects how people view us and […]

6 ways to boost resilience at work

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Could you benefit from knowing how to boost resilience at work? It’s not always easy juggling work alongside other stuff going on in our lives. And life isn’t always exactly smooth all the time. We each have our own hurdles and obstacles to overcome, as well as setbacks and knockdowns – in work, as in […]

8 Key Symptoms of Imposter Syndrome

What is imposter syndrome? Is it just in my head?

I’m always a little surprised when I’m asked “What is Imposter Syndrome?”, but then I’ve been immersed in it for a while now. I share 8 signs you might experience Imposter Syndrome, whether you knew it or not. I first came across an article on it several years ago and I recall feeling immense relief […]

11 Tips to Boost Confidence

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Is it possible to boost confidence? We may think we should have confidence fully sorted by this point in our lives and careers, but lacking confidence is actually pretty common. And it can understandably make a huge difference to those experiencing it. I consider why confidence is both a relevant and important topic, before focusing […]

How Successful People Work Smarter, Not Harder

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Wondering how successful people work smarter, not harder? This sounds like a great proposition to someone as busy as me. But what does it actually mean? And, more importantly, how can I apply it in practice? Essentially, we could all work as many hours as there are in the day. Regardless of our occupations, there […]

How to Improve Your Communication Skills

Communication can be so important to get right – and so easy to slip up on. So, let’s look at communication skills: how to improve them in 3 easy steps. Ultimately, we work with and through others and need to be able to communicate to get things done. It sounds like it should be simple, we’ve […]

Change Your Perspective on Imposter Syndrome

You may believe that I’ve got it all sorted… …but I often feel like an imposter. I frequently fear that I’m going to get found out. I actually hear the familiar voice of my inner imposter in my head more often than I care to admit. But, I’ve grown to know Izzy (my imposter) quite […]