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 2022

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 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....
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 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 . . .
January 14, 2015

You Will Continue to Get What You Don’t Want in 2015 Unless You Make This Change….

Following from last week's post, find out why you will continue to get what you don't want in 2015 unless you make this change......
January 7, 2015

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

Cath describes why 90% of resolutions fail within 30 days of setting them and what you need to do to get more of what you want for your business.
August 8, 2014

Do You Know of Anyone Who Uses “Presentation Collagen”?

Linguistic fillers usually have little, if any, meaning- they're like "Presentation Collagen" and they can wreck your credibility. Find out which ones you use and what you can do to avoid them.
April 17, 2014

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....
February 6, 2014

4 Ways to Build Your Persuasive and Powerful PresenceTM as a Woman in Business

As a woman in business, are you taken seriously? Do you want to reach the highest level of success? Here are 4 ways to start your powerful and persuasive presence to achieve just that.
September 26, 2013

9 Simple Tips for a Powerful and Persuasive Presentation

In this post Cath outlines 9 simple and specific things you can do to make your next presentation more powerful and persuasive.
June 19, 2013

How Your Body Language Affects How You See Yourself

We know that our gestures and body language affect how others see us, but does it also change how we see ourselves? In this video you can see lots of examples of how your posture has a significant effect on your success.
May 30, 2013

The 6 Principles of Persuasive Presenting:Part 6

In the final post in this series Cath outlines the practical ways you can use the scientific principles of persuasion in your presentation . Part 6: Consensus
May 29, 2013

“How Do We Get More Women in the Boardroom?”- a discussion with women who have beaten the trend

This interactive panel discussion with Women CEOs and Directors about the main challenges women face today was a great success and produced some very thought provoking ideas.....
May 23, 2013

The 6 Principles of Persuasive Presenting:Part 5

In this series of blog posts Cath outlines the practical ways you can use the scientific principles of persuasion in your presentation . Part 5: Liking
May 7, 2013

The 6 Principles of Persuasive Presenting:Part 4

In this series of blog posts Cath outlines the practical ways you can use the scientific principles of persuasion in your presentation . Part 4: Consistency & Commitment
March 20, 2013

The 6 Principles of a Persuasive and Influential Presentation

Would you like to be more persuasive and influential when you speak? Imagine what it would be like if you know that you can persuade and influence people to take the action you want them to take. In this post Cath outlines the 6 principles you need to take into account if you want your presentation to persuade.