Strengths Optimisation: The Female Leader’s Secret Weapon

This may come as a surprise to some of you, but men and women are different. Aside from the obvious physical differences, they experience change, challenge and leadership differently in their careers as well. What is surprising is that women perceive their leadership successes differently than men. One study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology found that when self-evaluation … Read More

5 Actions That Create Career Success

Define success. Close your eyes. What does success look like to you? What does it smell like? What does it taste like? What does it feel like? At what point will you look around yourself and say, “I made it!” Do you have a clear picture in your mind? Whether you have a clearly defined vision of what success looks … Read More

Are You Experiencing Career Inertia?

There is a natural ebb and flow to a person’s career. Seasons of change, some exciting and others challenging, often bring new experiences and new responsibilities. However, there comes a time in most people’s careers when they look around and ask, “Is this all there is?” This stagnant state where you may feel “stuck” is often called “career inertia”. But … Read More

5 Signs You Are Ready For a Career Change

For some people, the itch to embark on a career change is a noticeable, uncontrollable urge. Others may be surprised to find that the feelings of fatigue, boredom and stagnation they experience day after day are actually signs that it is time to begin looking for greener pastures. Regardless of whether you are just beginning to think of going elsewhere … Read More

4 Reasons Why You Should Care About Your Leadership Impact

The greatest leaders in history understand that their words, actions, promises, and relationships have an impact on those they lead. They use that influence to “rally the troops” to a particular cause and urge them onward in spite of the challenges they will face. Yet few managers truly understand what their leadership impact is, much less why they should care … Read More