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Don't forget about your strengths

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If I asked you to list your personal strengths, would you be able to?

I’m sure you’re an EXPERT at listing your weaknesses. All the things that need improvement, that you don’t know yet or that other people do 'better'.

No doubt you could rattle off at least 20 without...

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Your dreams don't need to be 'realistic'

Have you ever put aside your big career dreams because they just don’t seem ‘realistic’?

Perhaps you think it’s not ‘realistic’ to go after that promotion right now; to ask for that salary increase; to change direction in your career; or to go after a new...

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Don't forget how awesome you are

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I just wanted to remind you how awesome you are.

This is especially to those of you whose brains are constantly telling you that you’re not ‘good enough’ or that you’ll never be as good as ‘them’.

I get it. I've been there. But remember that your...

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5 Things I had to START doing to make partnership

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Wherever you are in your career journey, if you want to progress to the next level, it’s worth thinking about who you’ll need to be to get there. 

What will you need to start doing? What will you need to stop doing? 

For me, these were 5 things I had to START doing...

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How to feel ‘good enough’ while still trying to improve at work

 

Do you doubt yourself at work and worry that you’re not ‘good enough’?

Do those thoughts mean that you second-guess yourself, question your ability to do the job or worry about making mistakes and disappointing people? 

If so, you’re not alone! It’s one...

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She didn't know her ($) value

I was working with a client recently and I asked her:

“What’s your economic value to the company you work for?”

The question totally threw her. She could tell me some of her strengths (after a bit of prodding…) but she’d never really thought about herself in...

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Do you feel anxious about contradicting your boss?

Do you feel anxious about contradicting your boss?

Perhaps you disagree with their approach or think they’ve come to the wrong conclusion. Perhaps you have a new idea or think it would be useful to take a different perspective.

We’ve all been there and it can be really tough, because...

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"But what if I actually AM an imposter?"

I was running a webinar a few days ago on ‘How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome’ and someone in the audience asked me this question…

“But what if I actually AM an imposter?”

She understood, intellectually, that some people out there might believe that they...

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Stop discounting your past successes

If I asked you to tell me about 10 accomplishments that you’re proud of in your career, would you be able to?

If you struggle to feel confident at work, I suspect the answer is no. Perhaps you can only think of one or two things off the top of your head; perhaps you have to search deep...

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Assuming that people are mind-readers is a BAD strategy for career advancement

Here’s something that I’ve realised after coaching hundreds of women. We are FANTASTIC at creating economic value. We work hard, we get shit done, we’re reliable.

IF ONLY that was the sole ingredient to career success…

Now don’t get me wrong, creating  value is...

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