Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

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Beyond the "Big Speech" - Everyday leadership


Leaders spend a tiny fraction of their time giving public speeches. Instead, leadership happens moment by moment, both through words and deeds. Each moment sends messages that can ripple throughout the organization, with impact that the leader may or… Read more

Female Leaders (International Women's Day 2015)


Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.(Virat Kohli). What I have also come to realise is that maintaining self-belief can sometimes be hard work in itself. If you are in a minority group the lack of visible role models can make… Read more

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8 Ways to Derail a Career in the First 100 Days


According to the Institute of Leadership & Management more than a third of UK workers – 37% – are hoping to leave their current job in 2015 (up from 19% in 2014). However 40% percent of senior managers hired from the outside fail within… Read more

Finding your fighting spirit


When people talk about mind, body, spirit it is usually associated with calm and wellness; I believe that we can also be at our most powerful in the moments when we align our mind, body and spirit. That might sound a bit “woowoo” but bear… Read more

Your Most Resourceful Self (Body)


Our bodies are a living memory of all our previous experiences. Vividly recall a specific past event and our physiology changes to mimic (at a lower intensity) how we felt at the time: tense, happy, sad etc. We can use this to our advantage, for example… Read more

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We can rewire our brains for success (Mind)


Henry Ford said “Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.” Long ago the battle lines were drawn up between Faith and Science, now it appears there is a significant blurring of the line. Psychologists,… Read more

Thank you - say it like you mean it!


The simple act of saying thank you, authentically and fairly, can significantly improve relationships among colleagues and make workplace environments more positive for all who work there. Here are 5 ways your staff would like you to express your… Read more

Quote - Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit - Bernard Williams

Resilience as a foundation to facing fear


There’s an intimate connection between overcoming fear and feeling resilient. After all how can you feel the fear and still step forward when in the back of your mind you believe that a negative outcome will significantly destabilise your ability… Read more

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Angela is a very passionate, committed and extremely knowledgeable individual in the field of talent & leadership development and coaching.
- Tony Atherton, Head of Executive Development & International Learning at Rolls-Royce