How to have more gravitas: 8 steps to build your executive presence
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How to have more gravitas: 8 steps to build your executive presence

Gravitas, or what’s also known as ‘executive presence,’ is something that partners require, especially in business development meetings or leading meetings with staff members. Your partners want to be proud when they introduce you as one of their partners. So, ultimately, the more gravitas you have, the more likely you will be considered as a…

5 tried and tested tips to stop your working day from becoming your whole day when working from home.
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5 tried and tested tips to stop your working day from becoming your whole day when working from home.

How to stop working long hours when working from home Did you start lockdown with adrenaline-fuelled intentions about what you were going to do with all your spare time now you were working from home? And are you now finding that spare time you had from not commuting, not travelling, not doing the school run…

20 Tips for courteous office behaviour if you want to make partner
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20 Tips for courteous office behaviour if you want to make partner

Today’s guest post is by Katherine Everitt-Newton, a resilience coach. A chance encounter in the office triggered this post on Courteous Office Behaviour. Being liked and respected by your peers and colleagues goes a long way to helping you get to get noticed for partner track and make partner. Courteous behaviour is just one way…

Is this common mistake jeopardising your performance at work?
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Is this common mistake jeopardising your performance at work?

I had been forewarned that my coaching client was likely to be emotional in our coaching session. What I didn’t expect was for the tears to start rolling from the start of our conversation. I was reminded of this coaching session recently. I was having one of those days. You know, the ones that happen…

3 avoidable but very common mistakes that speakers make which reduce their impact
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3 avoidable but very common mistakes that speakers make which reduce their impact

In the last of a series of 5 extracts from an interview I did with Errol Williamson, I talk about the 3 most common mistakes professionals make when delivering speeches and presentations. EW: You’ve heard many business speakers deliver speeches and presentations, some have been great and some have been not so great, but what…

5 savvy tips to get time to think even in the middle of a client crisis
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5 savvy tips to get time to think even in the middle of a client crisis

When you work within the professions and have to record every six minutes, thinking space can be a bit of a luxury. However, time to think isn’t a luxury you can’t afford, it is an absolute necessity to be able to perform and make the right decisions. Here are our 5 tips to get your…

8 tried & tested ideas to help keep you going when you are exhausted in the middle of a deal
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8 tried & tested ideas to help keep you going when you are exhausted in the middle of a deal

How many times have you been absolutely shattered but needed to keep on working at full tilt? Maybe you are in the middle of a deal which you are so near, but so far from closing? Perhaps you are involved in a negotiation where you have all agreed to ‘stay in the room’ until the…

6 ways to improve your confidence
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6 ways to improve your confidence

Being in practice can at times be stressful. How does the saying go? My job would be easy if I didn’t have any clients? You know, and I know that in the world of professional services your survival and career progression depends on you feeling good. Do you, like Heather and I, ever have any…

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