Confident Leader

  • Focus on your influence

    Focus on your influence

    Change the things you can, accept the things you can’t, and have the wisdom to know the difference between the two. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need reminding of the difference from time to time. The...

  • Being a woman leader in a man’s world

    It’s hard enough being a woman and a leader in any industry but when you’re a woman who is leading teams of men in a predominantly male industry, it gets that much harder. Technology is one such industry that...

  • The one thing you need to lead

    The one thing you need to lead

    There are so many approaches to leadership that you can be confused with what is the best one to take for you. Each piece of learning material you come across will teach you the value of targets or learning...

  • Dynamic questions you should always ask when hiring

    Dynamic questions you should always ask when hiring

    Hiring new staff can sometimes seem like stepping through a minefield. You may have a short list of the best and brightest candidates, but how do you truly know which person would make the greatest contribution to your business?...

  • Three habits that can transform your organisation

    Three habits that can transform your organisation

    When we talk about transforming our organisation, what we often mean is making its performance better. Much better. We want profit or financial results to be much better. We want customer loyalty to be much better. We want employee...

  • 6 ways to shut up the inner voice that undermines your confidence

    6 ways to shut up the inner voice that undermines your confidence

    Your inner voice can tell you a lot of things. That’s what we call intuition – and intuition can be a very useful tool in business. But if your inner voice tells you negative things, it makes you doubt...

  • The one thing that makes you sound less smart

    The one thing that makes you sound less smart

    We all want to sound smart. But there’s one little habit that can undo everything, no matter how knowledgeable or professional we are. Filler words like “um”, “ahh”, and “err” can make you appear unintelligent and uncertain. You might...

  • 7 Powerful leadership strategies for women

    7 Powerful leadership strategies for women

    Martin Schneider is a Philadelphia-based recruiter. He recently shared an experience on Twitter that went viral. He switched emails with a female coworker for two weeks. Having his emails signed with a woman’s name introduced him to a whole...

  • 5 body language mistakes women leaders often make

    5 body language mistakes women leaders often make

    Studies show that while male and female business leaders are expected to, and do, produce the same behaviour and outcomes, they are perceived very differently, with women being appraised far more on the strength of their body language. This...