Daring Greatly on a Grey Day…

By amandaalexander | Courage

Occasionally, I don’t want to be a blinking pioneer. I don’t want to be brave or go for my big, bold f***g goals. I don’t want to stretch outside of my bloody comfort zone. I just want to be safely boringly plodding along. Sometimes I even have my stereotypical housewife fantasy. It goes like this: […]

The Power of Acknowledgement

By amandaalexander | Business

I’ve been tuned in to the enormous power of acknowledgment ever since I left university and started work. Like most people, my general experience of acknowledgement has been from lack of it rather than abundance. During my career as a Project Manager, I worked within a high pressure company culture where people were generally NOT […]

There but for the grace of God

By amandaalexander | Worry

I was in Amsterdam on Monday evening when I heard the news, up very late. It was past midnight when I logged onto the BBC news website in anticipation of catching up on the latest political shenanigans, when I read “Breaking news in Manchester”. At first, the news story suspected that it was a speaker […]

How to Close the Gender Pay Gap

By amandaalexander | Gender Equality

Sage is a global company and the UK’s biggest tech company.  They have 13,500 employees – 53% male and 47% female. 27.5% of those women are in technical roles – and anyone who knows about the gender bias in tech, will recognize that this figure is right on top of the bell curve.  This is […]

Have You Met Your Inner Dobby and Your Inner Oprah?

By amandaalexander | Mindset

If you are going through a tough time, the one thing that you DO have control over is your thoughts, because thoughts have a direct correlation with your level of emotional resilience. In other words, you’ll cope better, you’ll find solutions faster and you’ll recover faster if you can learn to become aware of your […]

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