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Asking For Help: A Leadership Strength

Let’s face it: being a leader in a fast-paced, complex organisation can feel overwhelming at the best of times. The constant pressure to perform, the endless to-do lists, and the expectation to have all the answers can make anyone feel like they’re on the brink.

Speak up! Finding Your Assertive Voice

In the bustling landscape of professional environments, the ability to speak up assertively is a vital skill for women aiming to make their mark. Yet for many, finding their voice amidst the cacophony of opinions, navigating put-downs about being outspoken or bossy, and overcoming the challenge of being drowned out by louder voices can be daunting.

What People Pleasing costs you

As women leaders, our reputation is invaluable and often hard won. Yet, the pursuits of pleasing others can lead to a distortion of how we’re perceived.

The Pitfalls of People-Pleasing: Navigating Others’ Expectations

In the intricate dance of social interaction, women often find themselves walking a tightrope between fulfilling societal expectations and staying true to themselves. From the boardroom to the living room, the pressure to “people please” can be overwhelming, uncomfortable and exhausting.

Unleash Your Potential Women leaders having a meeting

Unleash Your Potential and Drive Your Success

This quote from Carol Stone is a powerful reminder that each of us already possesses the untapped potential to not just manage life and work but to create our own personal version of true success. But how do we unlock that potential and drive that success?

Women in her 40s standing at the front of the room, at the head of a long boardroom style table. Around the table are her team - men and women, black, white and asian. They all look ver interested in what she is saying.

Paving the Way for Gender Inclusive Leadership: Overcoming Bias

Diversity in leadership teams is no longer a mere moral obligation but a strategic necessity. A 2020 McKinsey report** shared that there is a 21% higher likelihood of above-average profitability for companies with gender-diverse leadership teams. It reinforces the idea that gender diversity is a business must. It’s not about ticking “boxes”; it creates a tangible financial advantage.

Fostering Inclusive Leadership: Empowering Women in the Workplace

In this article, we’re exploring how embracing diversity and fostering inclusive leadership isn’t just a trend but a strategic imperative. It’s about recognising the pivotal role you play in your organisation’s success and creating spaces where your ideas don’t just get heard but get implemented.

Overcoming Fear: Taking the Leap Towards Change

It’s natural to hesitate when investing in ourselves. We fear failure, suffer from imposter syndrome and worry about the opinions of others. As author, Mandy Hale said, “It’s OK to be scared; being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.” in SOAR: take flight & lead, we conquer fear together and embark on a transformative journey of personal and professional growth!