Speaking with Confidence Category

Opening Doors – enabling, empowering and delegating in your team. Part 3 of 3

The next opportunities gave me the remaining tools I needed to enable and empower. Continued from Part 2…. I had really thrown myself into this personal development side of life and was enjoying it immensely. It was not long before I was asked to apply for the role of Area Director which gave me oversight […]

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Opening Doors – enabling, empowering and delegating in your team. Part 2 of 3

Continued from part 1…..Soon after that I wanted more. I became a deputy for one of the Club Committee roles so I could learn the ropes before taking on the role officially. A few months later I was invited to apply for the full role and was voted in. I was now accountable for 23 […]

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Opening Doors – enabling, empowering and delegating in your team. Part 1 of 3

With great power comes great responsibility. If you’ve ever experienced an over-zealous new team leader or manager, you might have this phrase ringing in your ears. It’s common practise for companies to promote members of staff into leadership roles and then develop them once there, instead of giving them the tools to do the job […]

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Don’t answer my question!

Don’t ask me a question if you don’t want to know MY answer. Don’t you just love it when people ask you a question and proceed to make assumptions and try to answer it for you or worse, only give you a couple of options as replies, influencing your thoughts and closing down any chance of […]

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Asperger’s and Tips for Coping with Life #3

Asperger’s Coping Mechanisms (3 part blog) There are things in life that are rarely taught or talked about and for neurotypical people it seems they were just born with this knowledge. For those on the Autistic Spectrum (ASD) becoming self-aware, acquiring coping mechanisms and giving yourself thinking time to cope with situations that may arise means […]

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Asperger’s & Tips for Coping with Life #2

Asperger’s Coping Mechanisms (3-part blog) There are things in life that are rarely taught or talked about, and for neurotypical people it seems they were just born with this knowledge. For those on the Autistic Spectrum (ASD) becoming self-aware, acquiring coping mechanisms and giving yourself thinking time to cope with situations that may arise means you […]

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Asperger’s and Tips for Coping with Life #1

Asperger’s Coping Mechanisms (3 part blog) There are things in life that are rarely taught or talked about and for neurotypicals people it seems they were just born with this knowledge. For those on the Autistic Spectrum (ASD) becoming self aware, acquiring coping mechanisms and giving yourself thinking time to cope with situations that may […]

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Facebook Ads – Getting them right first time!

Getting Facebook Ads right first time can be tricky I kept getting Facebook Ads rejected because of various reasons, not always well explained e.g. too many words on my photo. There are some strict rules that need to be adhered to to ensure your Facebook Ad will be approved quickly especially if you send the […]

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Are you really Listening?

Listening skills are so underrated. I’ve learned a lot of useful stuff over the last few years. I used to dominate the conversation, I would interrupt because I was desperate to say what came into my head before I forgot, I used to talk too much and I would forget to ask people questions and […]

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