Tag Archives: Career

Am I too old for promotion?

‘Am I too old to go for that promotion?’ asks Mary. At 53 years old or young, she is questioning the possibility of going for a promotion at work. Mary took a career break to bring up her 3 children. … Continue reading

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Banish limiting beliefs to progress your career

Have you ever been in a situation in which you did not perform as well as you could, leaving your confidence at a low and a reluctance to put yourself in such situations again? I know that I have and … Continue reading

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Getting into the leadership pipeline: advancing women in leadership

Earlier this week, the Royal bank of Scotland set a target for one third of its top 600 management roles to be held by women by 2020. The world we live in and in which organisations operate are diverse and … Continue reading

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Invest in your career, whether you are staying put or seeking promotion

Have you ever been complacent or comfortable at work? Perhaps on autopilot? That was me at one stage in my career. With my children, a great job, good salary…life was rosy. I was coasting along. And then I started to … Continue reading

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Women’s it’s time to Be Bold

 Last Friday I was invited to attend the Forward Ladies Women in Business awards. One of the speakers was Rachel Hannan, who co-founded Gatenby Sanderson, a leading executive recruiter and now a business adviser and angel investor. As she shared … Continue reading

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Be Bold in 2015

“Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid”, Basil King Join me and a small group of like-minded women as we find the courage, commitment, support and help to achieve the results, success  and fulfilment that we desire  … Continue reading

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Getting creative with Quotes

This week I have been having fun with colours and layouts and adding my quotes to them. Love to know what you think of them . Drop me a line. And if you have some of your own do share. Vera … Continue reading

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4 ways to boost your confidence and self belief

Have you ever been in a situation in which you did not perform as well as you could or something untoward happened which has resulted in your confidence being blown away? If like me and many others, just thinking about … Continue reading

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Don’t leave your career to fate. 5 tips to help women manage their careers

In my last article, I shared the story of one of my clients, Susan who like many mums get  caught up in the treadmill of work, family and life and don’t take time out to actively manage and make plans … Continue reading

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Does what you do define who you are?

‘What do you do’, this was the question posed to me at a community event. Being in a non  conformist mood, I replied, that I ‘do’ many things, have many titles and wear several different hats, sometimes more than one … Continue reading

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