Women’s Agenda: I was a bad boss and this is what I learnt

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In this article for Women’s Agenda, Michelle Gibbings bravely concedes she was once a ‘bad boss’. She took feedback from her colleagues and amended her leadership style. Here’s Michelle’s advice for leaders who find themselves in the same boat. Fictionalised in movies, but all too real in offices, factories and worksites around the world, we’ve […]

What feeling impacts how you negotiate?

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The outcomes of negotiations are heavily influenced by power – how it is used and how it is felt. It’s easy to see how a person having more power in a relationship can lead to a sub-optimal negotiation outcome for the other party. The person with more power may have more bargaining chips, positional authority […]

Women’s Agenda: Ten ways to build your influence at work

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“If you want to get traction at work and progress, you need to be able to influence.“ Women’s Agenda shared my article on tips to start building your influence at work. You can read them by clicking here. — People often equate the desire to influence with being Machiavellian. It’s not. It’s good business practice; providing it’s […]

SmartCompany: Nearly 90% of women feel under-represented at work

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I was recently interviewed by Dinushi Dias from SmartCompany who was looking into a report by one of the world’s leading recruitment consultancies that found nearly 90% of women feel underrepresented at work. I was able to share insights from my experience and thoughts on how to shape diversity in the workplace. To see the original article […]