No Networking Please, We’re Introverts

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22.3″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.22.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.22.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]Industry – acting, gardening, banking, trading, is made up of good collaboration. That’s where you find out each others complementary strengths then build on them together. It is the DNA of business and it starts with conversations.  How can you […]

Likability Trumps Knowledge – Informational Interviews Pt.2

Comeback Girl Questioning

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22.3″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.22.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.22.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] In the second part of my series on informational interviews (see part one), we focus on the questioning. Remember, you are not directly applying for jobs in this type of meeting, instead simply spending time connecting with someone in […]

The Power Move You Can Make Today – The Informational Interview

Comeback Girl Informational Interview

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22.3″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.22.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.22.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”||0px|||”] The one power move that you can do today, if you are not even sure if you want to go back to work or not, is an informational interview. These informal meetings are fabulous for reconnecting with colleagues […]

Podcast #4 The Power of Quitting with Naomi Oluleye

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22.3″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.22.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.22.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Podcast 4, The Power of Quitting,  is here! This podcast, recorded in the bustling cafe at Soho House, features brand consultant Naomi Oluleye of The Power of Quitting. Naomi’s series of international events has met with widespread acclaim and makes […]

Be a Time Lord – 11 Lessons of Time Management

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22.3″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.22.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.22.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]Time is my frenemy. Sometimes it is liking a controlling Evil Stepmother and sometimes I feel utterly on top of it and have a chance of feeling like a Time Lord. Dr Who’s a girl now….    According to Bill […]

Resilience is Making Your Mind Up

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22.3″ column_structure=”1_2,1_2″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.22.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] I went to London Business School on Friday to hear a series of TEDx talks on resilience. The speakers came at the topic from all angles: handling climate change, resilience in our younger generations, and many […]

Make Words Work for You Pt. 2 – At Work

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22.3″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.22.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Remember your favourite teacher? Chances are they were your favourite because they spoke great life-giving words into your life. Did you ever see Hilary Swank as devoted teacher Erin Grewal in Freedom Writers? She told one of […]