improve your confidence

Improve Your Confidence: The Risks of Changing Who You Are To Fit In

Improve Your Confidence: The Risks of Changing Who You Are To Fit In “Be yourself because everyone else is taken” Oscar Wilde However, what happens when improving your confidence is not as simple as it seems? It may sometimes feel easier, comfortable and safer to be anyone else but yourself? Changing who you are can mean many different things to different people within their personal

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high achiever

High Achievers, Success and Confidence: The Top Myths

High Achievers, Success and Confidence: The Top Myths.  What do you think of when you think of low confidence? Perhaps you may think of someone who seeks approval and validation? Or perhaps someone who is critical of themselves, compares themselves to others or does not believe in their own capabilities? Alternatively perhaps you might see an image of a person who is

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managing career stress

Managing Career Stress, Overwhelm and Burn-Out

Managing Career Stress, Overwhelm and Burn-Out Stress, anxiety and burn-out are very common experiences in the workplace. There can be so many different reasons as to why you feel stressed, overwhelmed, burnt-out or anxious. Here are just a couple of examples You may feel as though you’re juggling 10 balls at a time and feel unable to review and prioritise. You’re constantly

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imposter syndrome

10 Signs You Could Be Experiencing Professional and Executive Imposter Syndrome

10 signs you could be experiencing professional and executive imposter syndrome Whether you’re an ambitious professional, an executive, role model or leader, imposter syndrome and self-doubt can show up and impact your career and your life in many ways and ultimately it can prevent you from reaching, realising, and even enjoying and embracing your full personal and professional potential. Here are 10

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imposter syndrome, self-doubt and low confidence

Imposter syndrome: 6 signs you might be competent but under-confident

What does Imposter syndrome sound like? Perhaps you catch yourself saying “It was a fluke!’, ‘I was just lucky’, ‘If I can do it anyone can’, ‘It was someone else’s hard work or talent’, ‘I had a lot of support’, ‘I’ll be found out’ ‘I’m a fraud’ ‘I’m not as good as everyone says I am’, ‘I’m a one-hit wonder’, ‘I’m not

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leadership challenges

Leadership Challenges and micromanagement

Leadership challenges and micromanagement One of the most difficult leadership challenges is being able to trust others to do the work, delegate and to let go of control. Often wanting to retain control shows a lack of confidence, trust and insecurity within yourself which not only impacts your own career but has wider implications for your team, company or organisation. So what

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