Category Archives for "Business"

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 […]

What You Need To Do To Get Flexible Working

By amandaalexander | Business

My latest Inspiring Women Interviews Podcast has just been broadcast on iTunes and Stitcher. This episode is an interview with Tina Freed, founder of E2W and a champion of flexible working to support talent retention and attraction. Tina has been helping highly talented women in the city to continue with their careers since 2002, when […]

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 […]

20 Gems on Women in Leadership

By amandaalexander | Business

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 | Business

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 […]