Growth and Greatness

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A rising tide….

You’ll have heard the phrase “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Lucy and I use it on the website for The Broadroom. I always think it’s just a brilliant but simple way to think about female empowerment in business. When another woman succeeds, we all succeed. We’re all in this together. This is why I … Continue reading…

Rachel taking notes

Change Curve Theory

I would love you to watch this free training – just under an hour long – about Change Curve theory and how we as human beings react to crisis and change. It includes advice and tools to help you to take care of yourself and to build resilience, and also how to help and interact … Continue reading…

Untold Gifts

Yesterday I posted a video called The Gift – talking about pain, loss, death, trauma, and how we can choose to look for the gifts in adversity to help us grow. “What is the best gift you can give during a time of adversity?” Many of you know that our daughter Bella was very poorly … Continue reading…

Leadership with Love

I’ve been talking about leading with love for several years now. It’s not always been comfortable. Especially in corporate environments and especially as a lawyer, people don’t expect me to talk about love and compassion. Encouraging people to use their empathy, intuition, compassion, step back from the pure financial and metrics based approach – and … Continue reading…

Embracing Change and Uncertainty

What a rollercoaster of a month it’s been here in the UK. (And globally of course – but most of us can only manage to keep abreast of our situation nationally, which has been changing quickly and has been unsettling and anxiety-ridden.) I am generally able to cope with a high level of uncertainty; it comes with … Continue reading…

Women in Business

This is a time of great uncertainty for us all.  Many small businesses are making difficult decisions, and many will not survive the effects of this pandemic. I see businesses closing down daily as founders try to limit their risk and exposure and seek the ‘safety’ of employment instead.  Here in the UK we have … Continue reading…

Seedlings

In this short video, I talk about planting the seeds of possibility. Where do great ideas come from and how do they come to fruition? How does magic happen so that a brilliant idea moves from possibility into reality and takes on a life of its own? What could you do if you have an … Continue reading…

follow your heart

COURAGE

Let’s talk about courage. What it means. Why it matters. In my leadership coaching work, I have a toolkit which I call the “12C”…focussing in on the 12 values or attributes which I believe are foundational to powerful leadership in the modern day. And Courage is a cornerstone of that work. It’s the foundation of … Continue reading…

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