Boss Lady

  • Why content is a great marketing tool for women

    I love sweeping generalisations, especially when it comes to all things concerning women. And that includes content marketing After all, nearly everything we do attracts condemnation (work, stay at home, opt out, lean in) so why not add “making...

  • The importance of having a dream

    Achieving success is heavily reliant on having a dream and making sure you manifest that vision. This is the advice shared by Sara Leonardi-McGrath who runs a successful Art Gallery and other ventures across the globe. Watch the full...

  • Are you afraid to communicate?

    In my private practice I hear over and over,. “I’m afraid to talk to people”, “I can’t engage with others”… why are people afraid to communicate? They give me myriad reasons. But the bottom line is: fear of what...

  • Women are in more danger of being fired than men

    Having job security is a reassuring feeling. It brings a steady income, can make you feel safe and that you are able to provide for yourself and your family, and generally allows you to perform at your highest levels....

  • 6 signs someone is struggling at work

    We’ve all gone through a patch when we’ve been struggling at work. We know the signs in ourselves, but do we recognize them in others? Give some thought to the people you spend time with every day. Reflect on...

  • Why is the pay gap for women increasing?

    Women have had many obstacles to overcome in the workplace for a long time. With stereotypes ranging from the dim-witted, blonde, long-nailed secretary in the 1950s to the (still) heel-wearing bitch-of-a-boss, women have had to contend with it all....

  • Is your body language sending the right message?

    As we all know, communication is more than just the words we say or write. Communication is also in the things we don’t say; it’s in the way we move, in our facial expressions and in our body language....

  • The myths of ‘meritocracy’ – why women aren’t rising to senior leadership

    Why aren’t more women being promoted to leadership positions? So many times when I ask organisations how they are proceeding with building gender diversity in their senior levels of management the answer is that they have a meritocracy based...

  • Gender pay gap: a problem that needs resolution even in first world countries

    Gender gap is more than just pay — it’s financial independence

    Equality in the workplace might be improving, but there’s still a large chasm between men and women. And the gender gap is not just about how much you’re paid. It is about your whole financial independence. Although women have...