7 Ways to Overcome Fear

7 Ways to Overcome Fear Feeling fear is a natural part of life; you will encounter many situations that make you feel fear. At present many of us are feeling fear including me. These are unprecedented times. It’s important that you know how to overcome these feelings so that they don’t stop you from achieving…

You don’t have to be a “Leader” to have a Coach

Asking for a Coach is truly courageous. Yesterday I was speaking with someone who said they had wanted to reach out to me about coaching however they felt it was just for leaders or executives. In turn, they felt working with me was unattainable. I smiled and said it’s my passion and I love to…

7 Laws of Courageous Leadership

Following on from my popular 7 Laws of Leadership blog, I’ve put together these 7 Laws of Courageous Leadership to help you become the brave leader you dream of being! After all, it’s the bravest who make the most change! Hold yourself (and others) accountable When you hold yourself responsible, you’re demonstrating and modelling what…

Weak Company Culture is Behind the Decline in Employee Loyalty

A new report released by TINY pulse, The 2019 Employee Engagement Report: The End of Employee Loyalty, shares the results of a poll of 25,000 employees from 20 different industries – there’s been a 20% increase in the number of workers who said they would leave their current job for a small pay increase, and…

WHY CHANGE IS HARD – and how we can make it easier.

By Sonia McDonald LeadershipHQ Change is a constant factor in human history. What is distinctive now is the rate and scale of change. (Robinson 2001) Why do people find it so hard to change, or resist change even when it might be good for them? As leaders, we are constantly driving and facilitating change, yet research…

10 Ways to Build Your Resilience in Business

The greatest learnings for me in business has been the importance of leadership and resilience. Don’t you agree? The world of small business presents many challenges to the owners of these businesses, that they wouldn’t necessarily encounter as part of a larger company – such as isolation, high amounts of stress, and trying to keep…