Confident Leader

  • Being liked is overrated. Be respected instead.

    Women are well known to be social creatures, often with nurturing natures. And we often want that nurturing to be returned. Coupled with this, we  are overwhelmingly seen associating in groups;  and this constantly wanting to be liked our...

  • How to cure being camera shy

    How to cure being camera shy

    You’ve tried to make your first video, only to lose your train of thought seconds after starting. No matter how hard you try, the presence of the camera keeps tripping you up. It’s OK – relating to something which...

  • How to avoid the dangers of becoming a fixed mindset leader

    How to avoid the dangers of becoming a fixed mindset leader

     “In there there’s this very simple concept that Carol Dweck talks about, which is if you take two people, one of them is a learn-it-all and the other one is a know-it-all, the learn-it-all will always trump the know-it-all...

  • Neuro-leadership: you must understand the brain to lead in the future workplace

    Neuro-leadership: you must understand the brain to lead in the future workplace

    The value of a workplace starts with its employees. It has been said many times – if you take care of your employees, they’ll take care of your business. There is no denying this is true and to get...

  • 6 key tips for women to become stronger leaders

    6 key tips for women to become stronger leaders

    I have always been inspired seeing women in leadership, determined to transform the world in arenas traditionally governed by men. The growth of social media and online collaboration has also given rise to more women having additional flexibility, finding...

  • Why women don’t apply for leadership roles and what you can do about it

    Gender diversity in leadership is an elephant sized problem around the world. Men and women want to solve this problem but there is no easy solution. Last year I was at a conference on diversity and I kept hearing...

  • 5 Kick ass tips for women in leadership

    Women in leadership has been a hot topic of debate for several years now. Whilst the world has seen a good number of women leaders such as Indra Nooyi (Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo.), Mary Barra (Chairman and CEO, General...

  • Are you a natural born leader? these careers might suit you

    Are you a natural born leader? these careers might suit you

    It’s as though some people are born leaders. These people tend to have an air of confidence about them that others find reassuring, it’s not always the most loud and outspoken person of the group either. Being calm and...

  • The cultural glass ceiling

    The cultural glass ceiling

    The Diversity Council of Australia released its first study on the ‘cultural glass ceiling’ last year — a report that was long overdue. The conversation of diversity in Australia has mainly been about the number of women at board...