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Up Skill – How To Take The Next Step In your Business Career

August 30, 2017 | Guest Blogger

Contributed by: Fi Darby | Upskilled For women in business, planning is a well-honed skill. Most of us are used to seeking out opportunities and taking calculated risks in our business lives but how many of us do the same for our careers? Careers for women in business are on the up. According to the […]



Working in Community Development: 4 Careers for Helping People

June 30, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

Working in Community Development

Many people today have the desire to help others in their career. Over time, this is one of the best things that you can do in order to live a fulfilled life. With all of the career options in the industry, now is the time to start looking for what you want to do with […]



How Do You Lead Leaders?

May 9, 2017 | Sally Dooley

Whether you are at the top of an organisation or supervising a couple of teams, an often critical yet overlooked responsibility is ensuring those you lead are leading well! This means focusing not just on whether they are meeting the key deliverables but helping them to build their leadership capability so they build healthy and […]



5 Steps On How To Overcome The Expert’s Dilemma

April 11, 2017 | Catriona Pollard

The challenge facing many women in business is figuring out how to overcome the Expert’s Dilemma. I’m sure you have experienced it. If any of these strike a chord with you… you’re not alone. This is the Expert’s Dilemma! I have struggled with this for a long time, so I wrote a book to help […]



5 Productivity Improvement Methods While Working As A Freelancer

March 28, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

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The freelance economy is certainly gaining ground in the U.S. and across the globe. According to a recent workforce study on “Freelancing in America: 2016,” the freelance sector now represents 35 percent of the U.S. workforce. The independent study also shows that there is indeed a market for this type of work, and over the […]



Woman as Leaders: 6 Tips For High Performance Team Building

February 17, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

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As a woman in leadership, you have the rare opportunity to chart not just your own career course, but pave the way for a whole future generation of aspiring women leaders. In this post, learn six key tips to build high performance teams that will benefit you and everyone you work with. Tip 1: Know […]



5 Benefits of Ongoing Staff Training and Development

November 17, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

If training and developing staff is something you do once, upon hiring, then never bother to provide updates or the chance to learn new skills, we may have just discovered why your business is in the doldrums. There are so many reasons why staff training is important that, were you to ponder them all simultaneously, […]



4 Working Skills Employers Are Looking For in First Jobbers

October 21, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Getting your first job can be stressful. When you don’t have the experience to appear competitive to the job market, you can feel like you’re never going to get hired. But employers are looking for more than just a background of employment when they’re deciding who they should hire. When attempting to land your first […]



Managing Conflict in the Workplace: How Women Do It?

August 29, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Workplaces are becoming increasingly more fast-pasted and globalized, which increases the opportunities for professional development, but also increases the likelihood that conflicts will occur within the workplace. Conflicts are difficult challenges women face in the workplace because of how men and women approach conflict situations. But there are constructive ways that conflict can be managed […]



5 Outstanding Industries With Most Women In Management

July 5, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Ladies are still facing obstacles when it comes to attaining and maintaining a decent job. Women’s status in the workforce has improved. However, they still struggle for equality in most positions. Over the past decade, the number of women in senior managerial roles has indicated a very slight improvement. However, most ladies have broken the […]