Whether you’re an established leader or a new leader, you’ll identify with many leadership challenges. Perhaps you feel the need to show emotional resilience and leadership confidence, and therefore you find it difficult or inappropriate to talk about the challenges you’re experiencing. Numerous reasons for not sharing, may include fear for career security, judgment, scrutiny […]
What are your leadership challenges when making and communicating decisions? If you’re a leader, you’ll be used to many leadership challenges. One example is making and communicating difficult decisions. Sometimes your decisions will be judged, scrutinised and will be unpopular. At other times, your decisions may be met with praise and acknowledgement. You may find […]
What comes to your mind when you think of assertiveness? Becoming assertive is very different to being angry, rude or controlling which are all fear-based closed responses. Instead, becoming assertive exists on a finely balanced continuum between communicating your needs, boundaries, negotiables and non-negotiables, whilst also communicating your listening skills, empathy and understanding for others. […]
I think it’s fair to say that we’ve all experienced toxic and unhealthy professional or personal relationships. These are often the relationships which take instead of give back, instil a sense of doubt and low self confidence within you and leave you feeling unfulfilled and emotionally and even physically drained.