Confidence

  • Top 6 mistakes leaders make with meetings

    You would think that by the time people are in a leadership position, they would all know how to run a meeting. But you’d be wrong. All too often, the skills that promoted somebody to leadership do not include...

  • One is the loneliest number, but 1000 will be strong

    Sometimes, life has a funny way of working out. I’m sure that when you look back at your life and career, you’ll be able to pinpoint instances in which the universe has pushed and pulled you towards a certain...

  • 5 key tips to be more productive

    In business, time is precious. So making the most of your time is vital to your success, your co-workers’ success and the success of the business or your career as a whole. There are thousands of courses and articles...

  • Belief follows action

    For a long time, I was convinced that I had to believe in myself before I could get things done. Action follows belief. If I believed I could be a journalist, I could be, for example. My life has...

  • Top networking dos & don’ts

    Networking is like being your own personal billboard! I’m not suggesting you find a crazy outfit and stand on the side of the road with a sign (but if you do that I’d love to get a photo). But,...

  • What’s keeping you in prison?

    All over the world, people are in prisons — both those built with real bricks and bars, and those built from the fears and problems that hold us back. And there are some common factors in both. Many people...

  • Sage insights about courage from a baby bird

    Courage is the king of qualities. Actually, the Greek philosopher, Aristotle, put only one other quality above it: honour. He said: “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind...

  • Challenges of a businesswoman

    The challenges of being in business are well-known, and can make your path seem like an uphill battle. Regardless of whether you are self-employed, or working for someone else, there are always associated challenges. Throw in being a woman,...

  • 7 easy tips to turn your weaknesses into strengths

    In business, knowing your strengths and weaknesses is vital. It can mean the difference between success, failure and everything in between. And weaknesses can be turned into strengths, with a bit of self-examination and strategic thinking. Remember that you are only...