It’s OK to just be yourself

I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the Google Digital Garage in Edinburgh to celebrate International Women’s Day. Public speaking is something I want to do more of despite it filling me with a little bit of trepidation. I usually find my nagging voice of self-doubt being triggered.  It pops up whenever I’m doing […]

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It all starts with Purpose

How do you create a culture in an organisation? I’ve been inspired by two incredible women and their passion for purpose and culture in organisations.  They are both turning the traditional HR space on its head with their approach to talent development.  I’ve felt energised by their ‘rebellious’ (their words not mine) attitude to how we […]

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Lambert Walsh, SVP Customer Success at DocuSign

How to develop and nurture emerging leaders In the latest of my Inspiring Leaders Series, I talk to Lambert Walsh, SVP Customer Success at DocuSign. Lambert shares his thoughts and experiences on the following themes: identifying emerging leaders to support organisational goals purposely developing leadership skills & capabilities the importance of vulnerability, trust and authenticity […]

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Sally Darvill-Croxford

Performing with Credibility & Presence Have you ever struggled to show up well when it really matters? Do you sometimes worry about saying the right thing in front of important stakeholders? In this interview, Sally Darvill-Croxford, Director and Founder of Darvill-Croxford HR Consultancy shares her insights on what it takes to perform with credibility and […]

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Kim-Anh Nguyen

Have you ever struggled to find balance? Do you get overwhelmed trying to ‘have it all’? Is ‘no’ a word that you find difficult to say? In the second of my Inspiring Leaders Series, I’ll be in conversation with Kim-Anh Nguyen, Senior Manager, Strategy & Operations with Adobe. We’ll be talking about the importance of […]

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How to be a more authentic leader

How to be a more authentic leader According to the Harvard Business Review, “Authenticity has become the gold standard for leadership” —Harvard Business Review, January 2015. So what is authenticity? “The secret is authenticity. The reason people fail is because they’re pretending to be something they’re not.” Oprah Winfrey For me, being authentic in your […]

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