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A New Way of Tackling Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome is that feeling of being slightly out of one’s depth, not really belonging. It’s the fear that other people at work believe you don’t know what you are doing or are faking it. We have probably all had the “internal experience of intellectual phoniness” which was first coined in an original article by … Continued

3 Pillars of Influence

When trying to become a person of influence think about the 3 pillars of influence, these will be significant in achieving the outcome you desire. Our expert coach, Tom Cassidy explains each pillar below: 1. People Separate the person from the problem you are trying to influence. Most people want to solve the problem so … Continued

5 Myths about Preparation

If you want to be world-class at something, everyone knows that you need to prepare. Yet in business, preparation seems to be overlooked too much.  Here are some ideas about why this is so… 1. It will take a long time… Good preparation is not like revising for an exam. It does not take hours. … Continued

Working From Home – How to Succeed

Working from home is an extremely important part of working life for most people now. Yet there still is a stigma attached to it – often in our own minds as well as in the perceptions of other people. The stigma has to be broken because modern offices are not best suited for all kinds … Continued

Is Personal Branding Still Important?

Is “Personal Branding” Busted? I was part of a discussion with a group of fellow coaches at Working Voices about whether our idea of “Personal Branding” needs to change. Suddenly it feels as if there is a reaction against strong personal branding in light of recent political events and attitudes and I think it deserves … Continued

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