May 17, 2022

To Get or Not To Get? The ICF Credential…..

I have had a lot of enquiries recently about ICF , what it is, what does credentialing mean etc is and so  I’ve put together this FAQ article to answer the most common questions.
January 19, 2021

Are You Ready for Your Success?

The power of using a Success Review and a Success Diary
January 13, 2021

How to Get Less of What You Don’t Want in 2021

It’s that time of year when social media is full of articles, videos and blog posts about setting your goals and how different things will be […]
January 4, 2021

What are Your Reflections and Intentions?

Over the years I’ve found that it really useful to take some time out to reflect on the previous few months and set intentions for the […]
December 29, 2020

Why Making New Year’s Resolutions is a Waste of Your Time

A brand new year is almost here and the daylight hours are getting longer again. As usual at this time of year thoughts turn to making New Year Resolutions. Have you made any yet? Because did you know that by the end of January only about 10% of people are succeeding at keeping their resolutions?
December 4, 2020

Getting Rid of Procrastination

It’s Friday afternoon and the clock is ticking. You’re working furiously to complete a task before the five o’clock deadline, while silently cursing yourself for not […]
August 21, 2020

Are You Self-sabotaging and Don’t Know It?

As women there are lots of things around in the workplace that hinder us as leaders, but one that isn’t often talked about is how we […]
August 13, 2020

The 6 Danger Signs that You’re Heading for Overwhelm

  As a woman in business…. Have you ever felt overwhelmed by all that you have to do? And everything seems too much? That you’re drowning […]
August 6, 2020

Why Silence is Essential for Leaders

  ” Silence is one of the great arts of conversation”     Cicero The world is made for those who step up and stand out, not […]
July 28, 2020

How Do You Choose the Right Coach for You?

As a Leadership Coach who has been coaching for over 19 years I often get asked the question “ how do I choose a coach?” Coaching […]
July 23, 2020

12 Reasons Why You Need to Get Better at Presenting

If you are in business you are repeatedly presenting yourselves and your business – whether that’s to a new contact, a prospect, your boss, a client, a procurement team . . . whatever the situation the impact you make is down to how effectively you communicate and . . .
July 22, 2020

Are you a Claimer or a Blamer?

I’ve recently been watching some of the re-runs of the comedy show “Little Britain”, and you may or may not be a fan of it but I’m sure . . .
July 9, 2020

Ditching Superwoman – Lightning Talk

As you know I’m passionate about helping women leaders to get off the leadership roller coaster, to lead in a way that brings fulfillment and joy […]
July 2, 2020

Getting Out of Emotional Overwhelm

Fear, anxiety, frustration, uncertainty, anger, grief, even rage…….these are emotions that many of us are feeling right now. And it’s a perfectly normal response to what’s […]
June 21, 2020

Is Your Inner Critic on Steroids Right Now? Here’s How You Can Deal with Her

  For many women leaders the Inner Critic is often around to a greater or lesser extent but what I’m noticing whilst we are in lockdown […]
April 21, 2020

Making Meetings Matter

Are meetings the biggest waste of time, money and energy in your company or organisation? Many businesses have had to adapt and go on-line in the […]
April 16, 2020

In Times of Uncertainty……

  In these times of uncertainty, fear and pain this is a beautiful reminder that things will get better… In Maori Papatuanuku, mother earth. In Māori […]
April 10, 2020

Struggling with Presenting On-Line? It’s just like making simnel cake

What has Easter simnel cake got to do with giving a great presentation? Surprisingly there are a number of similiarities and here Cath outlines what they are so you can give a successful presentation every time....
January 6, 2020

Women Leaders – Is This You?

Here are 9 things you can do to own your own brilliance and share it - to STEP UP and STAND OUT.
May 10, 2019

Death by Chocolate Or…?

Are you up for a challenge? This challenge is to make a decision whilst letting go of “getting it right”......
May 10, 2019

The BEM Principle- Ignore it at Your Peril!

So why are the beginning and ending so important? What most people don’t realize is that when information is presented it is remembered in the BEM sequence. […]
May 10, 2019

The 6 Ways You Communicate Your Executive Presence – or Don’t!

According to a year-long study by the Centre for Talent Innovation, leadership potential is signalled through your gravitas, your communication skills and your appearance . . .
May 10, 2019

Would You Have a Go at This or Let It Be?

Imagine for a moment that I give you a box.bright box with lid It measures 30cm x 20cm x 5cm. It is brightly coloured and has a lid which at the moment is closed.
May 10, 2019

How To Get Less of What You Don’t Want in Your Business

In the present financial climate, when all seems to be doom and gloom, it may seem inevitable to dwell on mistakes, failures and the negative aspects […]
May 10, 2019

Are you a Likeable Presenter? Which characteristics apply to you?

Great speakers and presenters are liked by their audiences and being likeable doesn’t only help with presenting but will help you in your job, business, relationships, and life. What makes great speakers so likeable and so successful? And how can we do it?
May 10, 2019

Boiled Eggs and Business!

How would you like to achieve much more with much less time and effort? Sounds impossible? Well that’s what many thousands of . . .