Category Archives for "Career"

The 3 Things You Need to Practise to Change Your Life

By amandaalexander | Business

“Every dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Unknown I like the 3 words strength, patience and passion appearing in this quote altogether. You rarely see the word patience mentioned in the same sentence […]

3 Steps To Escape A Job You Hate

By amandaalexander | Career

Once upon a time, there was a talented, highly skilled woman called Jane. One day, Jane became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She dropped out from the senior level she had reached in her industry as she didn’t think it would be compatible with motherhood. She moved to a job in the same […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Do You Get In Your Own Way?

By amandaalexander | Career

In a moment of pure joy, expressing my never-ending gratitude for my “job” as a Coach for talented women in challenging careers, I posted an update on social media: “Just finished a 2 hour coaching session with one of my most visionary clients who is changing the world…buzzing!” This client is indeed visionary. She is planning […]

Imposter Syndrome: 10 Surefire Signs You’re Suffering

By amandaalexander | Career

What do Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, Sheryl Sandberg and Michelle Pfeiffer have in common? …They all suffer from Imposter Syndrome! Each of them has been quoted as saying that they fear that they aren’t truly deserving of their success, that they are somehow not qualified and that, at some point, they are going to be […]

Why you should never threaten to “eat your hat”

By amandaalexander | Career

Have you ever said “I’ll eat my hat if that happens”? It’s been a breathtaking, shocking, tumultuous rollercoaster over the past 24 hours in the UK: A majority win by the Conservatives, a landslide victory for the SNP in Scotland and 3 resignations from 3 party leaders. Last night, the Exit Poll started indicating that the […]