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“Be excellent to yourself, dude”

From “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” (cult 1989 American science fiction comedy) Anyone in the UK will know that over the course of the last 12 months, the Post Office has celebrated the magnificent achievement of the UK gold medal winners in … Continue reading

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“10 Ways To Get Leadership Gravitas”

Do you lack gravitas? Recently several senior women entirely independently have contacted me because they’d been told this by their superiors. This information is hard to digest. Most people know it when they see it. And they miss it when … Continue reading

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“Leadership Presence: The Inspiring Leader”

Your Impact As important as who you are and how you come across is what’s going on for your audience. You have to get them on side in order to lead their thinking and decision making. PLU – you have … Continue reading

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“Leadership Presence: The Three Influencers That Win Trust”

As a leader, your role is to get people to follow you. You will win your first agreement  because you are trusted – you will have convinced people to believe you, believe what you say is true, to believe in … Continue reading

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“A Good Presentation? What do you think?”

I was tempted – and I fell!  A good friend sent me this video “How to give a good presentation”made by Claire Habel of Inspiring Futures – What did you think of this? Yes, you’re right. It’s a reasonable account. Habel … Continue reading

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“Lack Of Confidence: How To Overcome It?”

“Not fare well, But fare forward, voyagers.” T.S. Eliot (The Dry Salvages) I’m lucky enough to be with a friend who has a writer’s retreat in North Devon. My friend Deborah Dooley is a freelance journalist who’s written for The Times (of … Continue reading

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“The Power Of Vulnerability: The Secret Of What Makes Us Happy”

“Only connect.” E.M. Forster  I was lucky enough to come across a wonderful talk whilst reading Tim Mushey’s “Sell, Lead, Succeed!” blog. Having enjoyed his post (I’d seen the video he posted before) was idly reading the comments below when … Continue reading

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