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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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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Values Workshop with BCS Women

I had the pleasure of delivering a Values Workshop for BCS Women at their event hosted by Free Agent.  A group of around 20 women with a couple of token men worked through some guided journeys to begin surfacing and understanding what was important to them.     One ‘lucky’ volunteer also had the opportunity to […]

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