The Self-Promotion Enigma: Why Do Women Play Hide and Seek?

23/05/2023art of visibility, careergrowth, personal branding, self-promotion

While self-promotion is critical for one’s professional success, women face unique challenges and barriers (a lot of are internal) when it comes to promoting themselves in the workplace. Here are some of the reasons why women may be reluctant or find it difficult to self-promote: Cultural Conditioning and Modesty Norms: Cultural conditioning plays a significant … Read More

Personal Branding: Your Secret Weapon to Climbing the Corporate Ladder

15/03/2023art of visibility, careergrowth, effectivecommunication, leadership development

I get it. You are a busy bee manager. You’re working hard every day. You’re solving everyone’s problems. You’re attending all important meetings. You’re always giving so much to everyone. You’re showing up for everyone in your team. What I am puzzled about is… How come with so much dedication you’re still in the background? … Read More

Why you don’t get the credit you deserve, or the sticky habit that is costing women career opportunities

05/10/2020art of visibility, Leadership, leadership development, self-promotion, Story-Telling

“My main career challenge is cultural,” confessed Nigella, a new manager at GE Renewable Energy. “I cannot bring myself to talk about myself, my work or my accomplishments. Someone else can do it, but not me. That’s the way I was brought up in my culture of origin.” A lot of women feel the same, … Read More

8 Ways To Manage Your Boss

29/04/2019art of visibility, emotional intelligence, Employee engagement, goal setting, Happiness At Work, interpersonal intelligence, Leadership, leadership development, management, Mindfulness, soft skills, Uncategorized

If you went to one of my workshops or were part of the group coaching assignments I led, you already heard me speak about the importance of building a healthy positive relationship with one’s boss. There are certain basic skills that everyone should be given access to, in order to succeed in and enjoy their professional life. … Read More

Get in the driver’s seat of your career!

06/11/2017art of visibility, career transitions, Employee engagement, entrepreneurship, goal setting, Happiness At Work, interpersonal intelligence, job search, networking, personal branding, self-promotion, soft skills, Uncategorized, visibility

(First published in the international women’s business magazine, BusinessOFeminin.) How are you feeling about your current job?  Let me guess. The chances are you are not very satisfied.  If so, you are not alone.  Studies show that up to 75% of employees globally feel unhappy at work. At a time of high unemployment and lacklustre … Read More