self-belief

People Believing in You

Which would you choose – a boss who believes in you, or one who doesn’t? Stupid question, right? Who wouldn’t want a boss who believes in them? But when you…

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luck, imposter syndrome

You Create Your Own Luck

One of the worst things about Imposter Syndrome is thinking your success is down to luck. It’s a horrible feeling, especially when you’ve just been promoted or moved up a…

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Business Competition

Don’t compare…

Comparing yourself to others is normal. We do it without thinking. So if you’re feeling frustrated and angry because a colleague with the same PQE as you has just been…

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Friends meeting over lunch

Do you enjoy it?

I love asking my clients what they like about being a lawyer. They light up. “I like that it’s intellectually challenging” “I enjoy solving complex problems” “It’s great working with…

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Dog peeking

Sunday Night Dreads?

Do you ever get the Sunday Night Dreads? It’s a feeling of unease about the week ahead that surfaces on Sunday morning and grows into suffocating anxiety towards the end…

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Failure Tolerance

Barely a day goes by when I don’t encounter some form of failure. Yesterday my tech failed on an important call with a client. The day before I missed the…

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Excessively checking your work

When it comes to checking your work, how many of these resonate with you? Checking your work always takes you longer than you expected Checking your work makes you feel…

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Overworking

Overworking

The job you do demands so much of you… Putting the client first Cancelling plans Working weekends Putting loved ones second That’s why it is incredibly important that you work…

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Am I overthinking?

Am I overthinking?

How many hours a day are you wasting to negative thinking?​ When you work long hours in a demanding job, it’s normal to wish you had more time. Just a…

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Labouring over emails

Labouring over emails

Have you ever taken 20 minutes to draft a simple email? I have to confess, I used to. Sometimes longer! I used to labour over every work email I sent,…

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