How to Discover Your Perfect Career

By amandaalexander | Business

This week, our guest post is from Jennifer Baker. Jennifer will also be running a masterclass for The Academy for Talented Women on How to Discover Your Perfect Career. Read how you can join us at the end of the post. “One of the greatest tragedies of life is that so many men and women […]

Reach out… and then get on with it!

By amandaalexander | Friendship

I was like a pressure cooker maxing out… I’d kept on going. I’d slogged my guts out and felt as if I wasn’t getting anywhere. I had worked long and hard, not had enough sleep and it felt that life was always accelerating, forcing me to do more and more, faster and faster. I suspect […]

20 Gems on Women in Leadership

By amandaalexander | Leadership

On Thursday, 15th September I attended the Women in Business and Leadership Round Table at the House of Lords, chaired by the Rt. Hon Baroness Warsi PC. The event was one of a series of Round Table discussions. Women have a significant contribution to make in leading cultural change and driving a model of collaborative leadership. […]

The Simple Habit That Will Increase Self-esteem

By amandaalexander | Business

via GIPHY High self-esteem is crucial to our success, equanimity and overall sense of happiness. If we want to feel happy and in control of our own life, it is essential that we nurture our self-esteem. What the heck has low self-esteem got to do with Ripley’s Alien Mother Creature? With low self-esteem, we filter […]

8 Questions To Determine Your Leadership EQ

By amandaalexander | Leadership

Leadership ain’t what it used to be! And the challenges of a business leader in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) World aren’t those that you read in your job specification! Never more so in industry have people needed to feel safe and to have a sense of belonging. Our brains are on full […]

15 secrets of success from a top female leader

By amandaalexander | Gender Equality

In episode 004 of the Inspiring Women Interviews podcast, Emma McGuigan, Senior Managing Director Technology, Accenture UK and Ireland shared some of her “secrets of success” for to help you to build a successful career whilst balancing it with life and family. I’ve summarised my 15 favourites from my interview with Emma in this post. Enjoy – and let […]