Posts tagged Career
Time to reignite your career? Ten steps that matter

On any given day in your work life, there is a lot to focus on. Clients, meetings, deadlines, office politics, stress and anxiety, not to mention your boss, your team and just when do you get that coffee break?! It can be pretty overwhelming. So it’s not surprising that my research shows that 70% of women don’t have a career plan, and more than 48% of women are just completely winging it when it comes to what’s next for them work wise.

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The truth about becoming more confident

I was speaking with a dear client recently, about her 26 year career journey and how confidence has impacted her throughout – both negatively and positively. Right toward the end, she said the truth that all women need to hear, something that we had been working on and she had been living for the past four years of coaching. “Confidence changes in baby steps.”

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When it’s time to pivot

All the new things and creative inspiration and dreams of what may be possible. And let’s keep it real: it kind of sucks. Making tough decisions. Letting go of things that no longer serve. Facing fears of what could go wrong. It’s both exhilarating and terrifying at the same time.

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Is it time to build your exit strategy?

You’re not alone if you head into work each day wanting more. More autonomy, more meaning, more flexibility, more say over what projects you take on, more fun and definitely more freedom. So many women are ready for something else. They’re ready to step into their own business.

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You don’t need to have it all

Having it all. Are we over this conversation yet? Let’s say it together: Hell Yes! Aren’t we all so tired of it. You can have it all. You can’t have it all. You can have it all but not at the same time.

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Let passion and play ignite your possibilities

My client Mary was having a really hard time in her career. She knew that what she was doing wasn’t lighting her up, in fact she was pretty much hating it. She felt stuck, under utilised, and just plain bored.

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What do you want to be known for?

Ask yourself this question: Is your personal brand taking you to the places you want to go in your career? How do people see you at work? Perhaps you have a reputation as the problem solverthe organizer or the deal maker – but is it serving you well?

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What's your gender mindset?

This week I want to pose a new concept called Gender Mindsets. When I was writing this chapter in my book Lead Like A Woman, and was thinking about all of the research and potential challenges that come with being a working woman, it occurred to me that along with other types of mindsets I talk a lot about in my work

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