All posts tagged "career women"

  • 4 simple tips for nervous talkers

    Um, there’s no delicate way to put this… Do you talk too much? Is your head wired such that every thought must be uttered? Do you nervously talk because silence in social situations scares you?...

  • 12 tips to stand up for yourself without being rude

    Speaking up and standing up for yourself can be quite a challenge for some people. It can take courage—which you may feel you don’t have — especially when confronting someone higher than you on the...

  • How improvisation can help your success

    So, you find yourself in a new job. When learning the ropes, it helps to be able to draw upon something you already know. Whether it’s information, an activity, or a relational experience, leveraging transferable...

  • Top 5 lies business schools tell you

    Do you remember when you were at school and grow-ups used to say: “Go to college so you can find a good job and live a happy life.”? I certainly do. My parents grew up...

  • 9 things you should sacrifice for your career

    There will always come a time when something has to give and you choose to make a sacrifice for your career or business. It could be sacrificing pleasurable downtime for work, sacrificing surety for change,...

  • Refresh your Business: Are you a rationalist or humanist?

    In order to achieve success in a business of your own, you need to be able to make rational decisions. Rational decision makers generally make logical decisions based on the facts alone, and ignore the...

  • How your Good Girl Syndrome is letting you down

    Knees together, eyes front and pay attention! Those are the echoes of days spent at the desk in class us women often carry with us. And while being the Good Girl in the educational setting may...

  • 9 ways to have more impact when you meet with people

    We all know how crucial first impressions are and how they can set the tone for your relationship with someone. So it’s important to know that everything from a weak handshake and poor conversational skills...

  • Low hanging fruit – how to make business easier for yourself

    I like the term ‘low hanging fruit’… It means to do what is doable here and now and within arms reach; rather than busting yourself by trying to push business boulders uphill. Yes, there’s a...