Silencing Your Inner Critic

Silencing Your Inner Critic

I was curious to hear the other day, and in fact, I heard it twice from two different people, was that one of the challenges that they had when leading their team was that they were the youngest in the group.  I found this fascinating because it was obviously a...
What mountain are you climbing?

What mountain are you climbing?

Anyone who knows me knows that I am not terribly athletic and I really baulk at anything that forces me to go UP in a steep ascent.However, it has become increasingly clear that my role as a coach is to help women climb their second mountain. And I know the way up...
Are you too busy to read this?

Are you too busy to read this?

The irony of this blog is that the women who need it the most will be too busy to read it. The world seems to be speeding up…So much to do.So little time.And women have it worse for a number of reasons. Firstly, we have more neurons firing at any time than men...

Do the Work…

“Do the work” she said. Which made perfect sense. If I wanted my business to be successful I had to “do the work”. Work harder, be strategic, hustle, market, follow up, focus! Yet the advice came hot on the heals of – you are tired...

5 Ideas for Self-Care September

Recognise that self-care is crucial and plan for itGive yourself permission to say No to requests from othersAim for progress not perfectionUse a strength in a new wayBe nice to yourself Self-care is not indulgent. At the most basic level we need to eat well,...

Every Man Should Do This Course!

It’s not very comfortable being a white middle-class man in society at the moment, and I worried that Lead Like a Woman may just be more of the same. But I went home last night and said to my wife, every single leader, male and female should do this course! It was a...