All posts tagged "Career tips"

  • Overcoming the fear of public speaking

    Shaking hands and shaking legs, stumbling over words, sounding like a textbook and feeling foolish. That was me giving a talk! This hell dominated my life when I was working years ago in the corporate...

  • Is it worth paying someone to find you a job?

    If you’re unemployed and looking for a job, it’s likely you’ll be saving your pennies. The idea of paying money to get a job could be tempting. But what about all the free services already...

  • How to implement military-grade training in the workplace

    For decades, most leadership development curriculum has taught frameworks, tools and models for predicting and controlling situations. Reliable cause-and-effect promises have been baked into these tools, promising leaders from any industry overly simplistic solutions to...

  • Making money outside of work

    You don’t have to do overtime at work to make more money. In fact, there are plenty of ways you can start making money outside of work. Having multiple income streams is one of the...

  • The office, flexi-working and the gender gap opportunity

    For decades, we’ve talked about creating gender equity through the empowerment of women in leadership – consequently changing the composition and culture of the office as it is traditionally known. With each passing year, the...

  • How to make a career break work for you

    Every woman has her own reasons for taking a career break. It can be a wholly positive choice. You may have decided that you needed some time off to develop your interests, travel  the world...

  • What you should know to win back productivity

    Living gracefully, in the here and now, is the key to functioning among chaos. The idea of productivity is subjective, like the idea of beauty. What is considered a productive day is different, depending upon...

  • How to get a raise: Ask for what you want

    Recently a male friend and I were having a discussion about women and wages, he was telling me that he will continue to make management decisions to reduce costs and it’s a fact is that...

  • NLP strategies for getting a new job

    Looking for a job is quite straightforward: you send the resume and cover letter, you wait to be called for an interview, and you get the job. Well, the reality is a little different in...