The New Kindness of Leadership

“The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop The days of the tough-as-nails boss that’s, well, a jerk, are on the way out! People are starting to realise that even if jerks may get great results on paper, they’re costing…

Having a Life While Still Being a Great Leader

It’s illustrated constantly in media and everyday life: the worker who gets ahead and rises to the top is the one who eats, breathes and lives their work. They don’t take holidays, like Mark Cuban, the billionaire who didn’t go on a vacation for seven years. They’re on their phones, checking and responding to emails…

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

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…

100 Years Away from Gender Equality in the C-Suite

Various studies have long shown that women are underrepresented in top leadership roles in business, academia, government and NFP organizations the world over. Just last year, a 2015 study conducted by the non-profit LeanIn organization, in conjunction with McKinsey & Company, looked at the roles women fill in hundreds of top companies in corporate America…

You Need to Read This

“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage.” ―  Brene Brown, Have you ever felt overwhelmed or you have lost that belief in yourself? Unsure if the path you are taking is the right one? Lacking confidence ? Not happy in your career or business? I have been feeling like this recently myself. I can’t believe…

10 Ways to Engage Your Team and (more importantly) keep them engaged!

10 Ways to Engage Your Team and (more importantly) keep them engaged! “My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That’s how I see business: great things…