10 Traits of the Confident Female Leader

10 Traits of the Confident Female Leader We all know confident women, confident female leader. They light up a room when they arrive and they always leave a positive impression. They seem to have an indefinable something that makes them special, and perhaps even inspiring. Very little stands in the way of emulating the confidence […]

10 Tips for being a Confident Leader

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Being a confident leader can take a lot of courage and putting yourself out there. You’re not only expected to produce an extraordinary outcome but take a diverse group of people along with you. On top of that, your team is also expected to perform and produce, and work closely and collaboratively. Your team members […]

Focus on what makes you rock

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(every freakin’ minute, every day) Self-confidence is your best outfit: rock it and own it Only YOU matter. Focus on your talents, strengths, what you love, your passions, goals, dreams… Life is way too short not to focus on you. You rock for a reason. Hone in on your talents and strengths; only focus on […]

Put yourself out there!

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Let’s ignore the Tall Poppy Syndrome shall we? “If people are trying to bring you down it only means that you are above them.” I love this quote; doesn’t mean I feel like I am above anyone. However; I am over something. Have you heard of this thing called Tall Poppy Syndrome? Well, I refuse […]

Neuroscience of Faking It

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One of the hottest catchphrases these days is the term, “faking it until you make it.” Despite its popularity, some people believe the saying is all about being an imposter. That couldn’t be further from the truth. “Faking it until you make it,” is not about trying to bluff your way through a situation for […]

Emotional Health for Success

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Getting our team the resources that they need to meet their goals and objectives and perform at a high level is a key focus of many leaders. Looking out for our team members, and their well-being, isn’t just good for them, it’s good for us, and our companies.  However, being a leader isn’t just about high performance and […]

How your emotions affect others

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Have you ever been in a situation where you’ve been happy or content and someone walks in; a work colleague, your partner, a friend, and they’re just plain angry or upset? The lovely emotions you were surrounded by are gone and you start to feel a little angry or upset for them? Or even with […]

Tap Into Your “Why” to Inspire Others as a Leader

https://soniamcdonald.com.au/It’s not something we might spend a lot of time considering but the ‘‘why’’ behind what we do has a major impact on the choices we make and the actions we take. What do I mean by the ‘why’? Simon Sinek describes it as “The purpose, cause, or belief that inspires you to do what […]

Squashing Those ANTs

Do you have ANTs running freely in your mind? ANTs, or Automatic Negative Thoughts, are dangerous creatures. ANTS are those negative thoughts that always seem to be in the back of your mind, regardless of the situation. ANTs make it impossible to relax and enjoy the moment, because they manage to sniff out the negative […]

15 Leadership Books Every Future Leader Should Read (or anyone actually)

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Jack Nicholson once said, “When you stop learning, I believe you are dead!” One of the things that helps me to conquer the imposter syndrome is my ability to keep it real and tell people that I am a semi-expert.  Having an unquenchable thirst for knowledge makes it possible to learn new things, grow as […]