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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 Emotional Benefits of Decluttering

By amandaalexander | Work & Life Balance

In my own experience of being an odd combination of half hoarder half ruthless declutterer, I find that the biggest obstacles to decluttering for me are: * Not knowing what to do with it * Not having time to deal with it * Addressing the difficult emotions surrounding it I’m on a never-ending journey of discovery […]

What’s Holding You Back From Achieving Success?

By amandaalexander | Goals

Is fear of failing or looking stupid holding you back from achieving success? Or maybe it’s fear of what other people may think? Is it lack of energy or motivation? Do you find that, after a hard day’s work, you have just about enough energy to switch on the TV but nothing else? Perhaps you don’t […]

On being yourself

By amandaalexander | Confidence

Being yourself – one simple phrase. But what on earth does it actually mean to be yourself? And do you really know who you are? And what do you do when being yourself means being vulnerable? Because let’s face it, if you truly ARE yourself, then some people won’t approve. Some won’t like you. You […]

5 Questions For Living From a Dying Man

By amandaalexander | Courage

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a very unusual webinar with a gentleman called Mike Seddon. Mike is an entrepreneur whose first business selling software morphed into a specialist online service helping businesses to market themselves using Google Adwords. I had never heard of Mike before, but I was introduced to him by Ian Brodie, […]

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 […]