Time saving tools for busy people

We are all so busy these days that having business tools that save us time can be really useful.…


What does it take to achieve success?

According to a recent study there are ten common attributes required to make it to the top.  The…


Getting ready for the New Year

Why do so many people set themselves goals in January? The new year is a great excuse to start…


What to wear at work

Here is a guest post about what to wear at work: Regardless of your work environment or business…


How role models and mentors play a role in your success

Recently I heard from an old business contact of mine, Pat Denzler, who spent 30 years in the…


Discipline and self-leadership

It's late in the day and you have to get to your pilates class, and yet again you are running late.…


How Does Risk Affect Your Leadership Performance?

Risk: Leadership and Empowerment webinar - 9th March Register now for our live webinar at 2pm on…


How adventure prepares you to be an entrepreneur

ADVENTURE: a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome; participation…


Observing from a new vantage point

I recently returned from a trip to Antarctica onboard a luxury cruise ship where I had the…


My top 3 books about leadership and coaching for 2015

As another year comes to an end I thought about which books I have particularly enjoyed this year,…


Building sustainability into the supply chain

Recently, I spent a week as an Advisor with Caplor Horizons helping to facilitate the Effective…


Effective leadership in the charity sector

Effective leadership is vital within an organisation if it wants to get the best from its people.…


30 ways to stay motivated when you work from home

When working from home you can sometimes feel isolated. So it is vital to be able to motivate…


Successfully managing transition

Imagine the situation. It’s the first week of your new job and you are excited to be starting work…


No connection - how wonderful!

Last year I visited Ajaccio in Corsica and was surprised how difficult it was to be able to access…


Are you speaking the right language for your audience?

As women in our day to day business, it likely that we will engage with men - as employees,…


Risk: All that Matters

Risk is all around us, and impacts us in many different ways. Typically people assess risk based on…


5 resolutions for 2015

As another year ends and I focus on 2015, it is a reminder to reflect on what has inspired me this…


Different types of coaching

As coaching becomes more prevalent in the workplace, it can be useful to distinguish between the…


Leadership Styles from Around the World

This is a guest post from the Brighton School of Business and Management highlighting different…


Infographic showing the rise of Women in Business

Businesswomen do not get as much credit as they should. The rise of women within the business…


To the limits and beyond

Sue Stockdale's latest book celebrating her adventures Sue Stockdale's adventures began in 1988…


Are you speaking the wrong language to a different generation?

With the workplace becoming increasingly diverse in terms of the ages that are represented, it is…


Sue Stockdale receives Global Coaching Leadership Award

Sue Stockdale was honoured to receive a Global Coaching Leadership Award recently at the World HRD…


Why wearing a hoodie can help you get ahead in your career

Hoodies get a bad name. We often associate them with youths of a certain age - or worn by sports…


Making Change a Habit

Every morning the first thing I do is take my dogs for a walk.  And every day we go a different…


The Great Coaching Challenge

Tonight the final episode of BBC's Great British Bake Off is aired on TV.  It is designed to find…


3 ways to make your clients feel special

Last week I popped into my favourite shoe shop in London where I have bought some shoes in the…


Robert Dilts, Pilar Godino, Tony Nutley

Leadership is......

I was recently on a programme about leadership being run by Robert Dilts and Pilar Godino, where…


Dealing with stressors to regain equilibrium

We all have stressors that can become apparent when our natural Personality preference is not met.…


Are you are risk taker?

Risk Taking vs. Fear - which wins?

Risk taking is something that is a natural part of work and life.  For some it may seem risky to…


Are you a lifesaver as a leader?

When I was younger, I learned lifesaving skills which quaified me to be a lifeguard at the local…


How to achieve demanding goals

Remember back to the start of the year?  You resolved to make 2013 your best year yet.  Yet one…