What is your guilt threshold?

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I’ve been thinking a lot about guilt this week after attending Workfest 2016 a week last Saturday, where, as part of a panel discussion about ‘having it all’ Gaby Hinchcliff mentioned having a ‘guilt threshold’. At the time I thought it was a great phrase and over the week it bounced around in my brain … Read more

What I learned about leadership from Workfest16

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“Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.” —Brian Tracy Every time I hear Karen Blackett, OBE, CEO of MediaCom UK speak I want to go and follow her, despite knowing nothing about the industry she works in. Why? I think she is an inspirational … Read more

Are you part of a team? (lean in to relationships)

I said last week that the focus of leaning in wasn’t all on women and it’s not. When men lean in too the results are amplified. My take on Lean In is that we need to be a team, everyone supporting each other. The #leanintogether campaign run by the Lean In foundation says: “Involved dads raise … Read more

What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

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What would you do if you weren’t afraid? This is the question that I love most about what Sheryl talks about in her book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead. It’s bold, to the point and gets you thinking. A brilliant coaching question which bypasses the bits of your brain which say … Read more

Be your authentic self (erm, how do I do that?!)

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“We need to lean in” “Be your authentic self” “Be yourself” “Don’t apologise for who you are” ‘Love yourself” We have all come across these types of statement, haven’t we? They keep cropping up in my life, they have been for about a year now. In fact, as I applied for promotion in a previous role … Read more