Confidence

  • Why confidence matters

    Confidence. It’s just a single word, but it’s one that can make so much difference to success. It’s that little aspect within ourselves that can truly transform a situation, a thought, a discussion, a result. We can appear to...

  • Dangers of diversity utopia

    When the topic of diversity is discussed, often even the shyest people have something to say. Why? Because we have all been discriminated against at some time for some reason. Yes, all of us — whether we know it or not....

  • 5 tips to choose the best role models

    Professionally, I look to a number of people as my role models.  My list of well-known role models that I aspire to have some or all of the characteristics of includes:  Richard Branson (not to be clichéd), Oprah (again...

  • Look lady, you are your own worst enemy

    After recently writing a piece for my Fight or Fade BlogSpot, I realised a reoccurring theme for me seems to be guilt. Writing my blog has become my personal therapy session. It allows me to sift through the journey...

  • Diversity debate must include men

    Everywhere you read and listen, diversity and inclusion are hot topics right now.  Everyone seems to be talking about them, arguing about them, even pushing for new laws about them. Yet we don’t seem to be making much progress...

  • How TV shows can make us better managers

    You might be satisfied with your team and believe you are doing well, but studies say that, typically, only 13% of team members are engaged. Can you imagine if the A-Team was so unengaged? Now, imagine what your team...

  • Why every businesswoman needs an entourage

    What do all successful business women have in common?  Whether they are a politician, celebrity, athlete, medical professional or business owner, there is one key point that all of these people share. They don’t even try to do it...

  • Unexpected ways your teeth affect your career success

    It would be a wonderful world if the only things that impacted our success were our qualifications and performance. But that’s just not the case in the real world.  Not only do office politics and ‘who you know’ matter,...

  • 10 times playing dumb is smart

    You’re an intelligent, savvy career woman. But are you smart enough to know when to play dumb? And by that, we don’t mean being stupid. There are times when not showing off everything you know can lead to you...