Find Better Balance

If you already struggle with work life balance, you may think progressing your career will make it worse. When opportunities come up, you think of all the late nights you…

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Making it Easier

Have you ever had the thought you don’t want to progress your career? You are ambitious at heart. But all those things you’re supposed to do in order to progress…

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How to Keep Calm

An attendee at one of my recent Imposter Syndrome talks asked me how I can have Imposter Syndrome and yet still be calm and in control on stage. My answer…

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What it Means to Progress

Being promoted to a new position is a clear sign you’re progressing your career. But it isn’t the only one. Trainee. Associate. Partner. When I joined Allen & Overy as…

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Know Your Triggers

When you’re about to attend an important meeting with a client, and the Partner you are supposed to go with stands you up, this should not freak you out. As…

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Take Action Now to Earn Confidence Later

Confidence – if only we had been born with it! But confidence isn’t something you’re born with. It isn’t innate. It’s earned. Earned confidence is the confidence you get from…

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Walk Into Any Room

A few weeks ago, I walked into a crowded room of lawyers, barristers and judges.  It was a champagne reception for the Nicholas Bacon Law Society 50th Anniversary Alumni Dinner…

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Speak Up

There are times at work when you don’t recognise yourself. You’re in a meeting. Everyone around you is talking and contributing. You want to speak up and join in, but…

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We are Imposters

We are Imposters. Our Imposter Syndrome isn’t there to hold us back.  It’s there to distinguish us.  To elevate us.  We are meant to stand out from the crowd. Imposters…

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How You Get There is How You Stay There

One of my clients was made partner last year. Her route to partnership was not what she expected. The first time round, she was the most stressed she had ever…

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