Who’s actually running your schedule? That might seem like an odd question – well, it’s you of course. But which you? After all, we all have many versions of ourselves. (You wanting to crawl back under the covers at dawn on a grey February morning probably makes very different decisions to well-rested, post-coffee you at […]
Have a quick think back over the past week. Did you enjoy some gorgeous relaxing time just for you? Connect with family and friends to open up about how you’re really doing? Feel supported by people around you handling the responsibilities that were too much for you to take care of? I’ll wait while you […]
When you’ve been drawing deeply on your energy reserves, and perhaps even slipped into Superwoman to achieve everything you need to, there comes a point when just “stopping” doesn’t really cut it. At times like these, knowing the secret to rest becomes an art in itself. And it’s one I want to share with you […]
Picture this: You’ve got a big deadline to meet. You wake up feeling sluggish but still manage to scarf a coffee and get to your desk early. Time to get going. But from then on, things start to rapidly unravel. Emails need tactful – and immediate – responses. A colleague comes to you with a […]
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- Guest blog: Perfectionist or bitch? - October 15, 2020
- Guest post: 7 daily strategies to reduce overwhelm - August 13, 2019
This article is by Thea Jolly, one of our Certified Coaches and part of the coaching team on our Lead the Change and BePowerful Programmes. Modern life is often busy, chaotic and overwhelming. If you struggle with a tendency to take on too much or hold yourself to impossibly high standards, you might well feel […]
The trouble with deciding to be “true to yourself” as a leader, is that first you have to know which self to choose. You in the car doing a one-woman karaoke version of a song you don’t actually know all the words to? Might not wash with the senior leaders who need to really respect […]
- Guest post: 5 ways to feel empowered about politics - August 6, 2020
- How to actually make a difference - February 27, 2020
- Guest blog: Why are resolutions so hard to keep? - January 15, 2019
As I write this, it’s January. A new year. And a time when many of us are promising ourselves that this year will be different. This year, we will stick to the diet / never smoke again / learn to play the guitar / travel more / be kinder… Our good intentions are endless and, […]
If you’re reading this, you’re probably lucky enough to have a fridge full of food, a computer and an internet connection, and a level of comfort and luxury that vast numbers of women in the world would long for. And yet, for many of us, being able to actually relax and enjoy life feels like […]
The question came up just a couple of weeks ago in our One of many coaches group. One of our certified coaches had been approached by a colleague to provide some support – only, was it coaching they wanted, or mentoring? It got me reflecting on just how coaching is different from mentoring and why […]
She is also founder of School For Mothers – an inspirational movement modernising motherhood one ambitious mother at a time.
She is mother of ten children including ‘her last baby’, triplets of five years old. Find out more at www.schoolformothers.com.
This is a guest blog by Danusia Malina-Derben. “How DO you do it?” This question requires an answer. It’s the missing piece of a puzzle that strikes the mind of many women I meet, especially when they learn I’m a mother of ten as well as an entrepreneur. I meet hundreds, possibly thousands as I […]