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

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How to focus on results to minimise overwhelm


Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the rate of new email you receive or an ever expanding to-do list? Conflicting priorities? There’s a simple but effective mindset shift that can put you back in control. The trouble is that we’ve become… Read more

Video Elevator Pitches


Have you had to make your corporate video yet? How about a video testimonial? Whether you want to raise your profile on linkedin for professional reasons, your department is doing video biographies of the leadership team or whether you're growing… Read more

Improve your Leadership Presence (Guest blog)


Leaders come in many guises, from successful business people like Richard Branson and Sheryl Sandberg, to spiritual and political leaders like Gandhi or Martin Luther King.  One thing effective leaders have in common is presence and by learning how… Read more

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8 Tips for letting go to grow (handover)


At some point we all need to handover the things that we know and do well so that either we can progress or so that we can scale up operations. It can be uncomfortable to leave familiar ground when you have put in the hard graft to build a team and processes… Read more

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

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After only three coaching sessions with Angela I have already increased our team’s achievement of sales from 91% to 96% of target
- JS, National Sales Manager for a plastics manufacturing organisation