All posts tagged "women in business"

  • Trust no-one and you’re off to a good start

    My wariness motto in business and in life: Trust no-one and you’re off to a good start. I’m sometimes labelled as cynical for saying this.  And that labeling is often by the very people who...

  • Why the female flatterer is dangerous 

    I write (and speak) often about the male flatterer and why career and business women should be very wary of this particular creature. But there is one person who can be even more dangerous and...

  • Stop feeling guilty asking for money

    Money is a funny thing… we’re all working hard to have it, but when it comes to discussing it in business, women tend to have difficulty. Whether it is quoting for work, pricing products or...

  • Refresh your Business Secret: How independent are you?

    Successful business operators have been shown to have a strong sense of independence. This sense of independence, however, stems from two needs.  One is the need to achieve autonomy in one’s life, while...

  • Boost business by putting clients first

    Modern retailing is more complicated than ever before, yet today it remains reliant on the same established fundamentals of selling; engage your customer, know what they need, have it available when they want it at...

  • How to win in the transactional business world

    Women need to accept that the business world is different to the social world. It’s transactional… and by this we don’t mean that money always changes hands. It’s quid pro quo. You provide a product...

  • 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...

  • The power of insight v information

    It’s one thing to know, and share a lot of information, but if you want to truly develop credibility as a leader and develop yourself along the way, telling the story of your data and...