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Riding the Pupillage Rollercoaster

Riding the Pupillage Rollercoaster

Counsel Magazine Article on the Pupillage Application Process Read my latest guest blog for Counsel Magazine on successfully navigating the
Birthday Blog for Nikki Alderson Coaching August 14 2021

Birthday Blog for Nikki Alderson Coaching August 14 2021

Here’s my 2-minute read with 4 tips for building a sustainable business, one for each of the 4 years of Nikki Alderson Coaching Happy 4th Birthday
Beat the Imposters in the Workplace

Beat the Imposters in the Workplace

Ten strategies to beat Imposter Syndrome A four-minute read  If you’re an HR professional frustrated by the lack of women putting themselves forward
Solutions to Quieten Digital Noise

Solutions to Quieten Digital Noise

A 3-minute guide to making the Laptop Lifestyle work for you  The ability to work remotely came into its own during the covid pandemic – and
How to Safeguard Wellbeing at Work

How to Safeguard Wellbeing at Work

A 3-minute read with 9 strategies to safeguard your mental wellbeing As workplaces start to open up after the pandemic lockdown, the stress and
Time Ownership: Four tips for success

Time Ownership: Four tips for success

A 2.5 minute read about effective time ownership Many of us living and working through the Covid 19 pandemic are also waking up to the fact that we
What Makes us Brave

What Makes us Brave?

A 4-minute read with 5 strategies for a courageous mindset I’ve chucked myself out of a plane at 12000 feet skydiving. I’ve bungee jumped with a 42m

You’re Worth it!

A 3-minute read on how to recognise your value and negotiate confidently to achieve it. Bridge the Gender Pay Gap Most women are less bullish than
You can do it

You can do it!

A 2-minute read outlining 3 steps to help you manage change and achieve career goals Plan “A goal without a plan is just a wish” – Antoine de Saint
Let’s choose to challenge old school working life

Let’s choose to challenge old school working life

A 4 minute read on why the return to office work cannot mean a return to old working life Talent Retention and Flexible working It’s looking
Female talent retention in a post-COVID world

Female talent retention in a post-COVID world

While the pandemic has created many obstacles for women’s career progression within law, in my latest blog for The Law Society, I argue that
Poking the Sacred Cow: Highlighting Controversy in the Controversial

Poking the Sacred Cow: Highlighting Controversy in the Controversial

In the Line of Fire When you express opinions in a way that puts your head above the parapet, you have to take what’s coming – whether others agree
From flexi-hours to breast pumps: 10 strategies to help career breakers nail a successful return

From flexi-hours to breast pumps: 10 strategies to help career breakers nail a successful return

A four-minute read. Aimed at law firm HR leaders overseeing women during maternity leave but equally applicable to other professions and anyone

Time Ownership through Covid & Beyond

Lawyers owning time Many of us living and working through the 2020/2021 Covid 19 pandemic are also waking up to the fact that we are no longer
Let’s ChoosetoChallenge Old School Working Life-International Women’s Day 2021

Let’s #ChoosetoChallenge Old School Working Life: International Women’s Day 2021

(Anonymised, italicised quotes from Social Media Contributors, with thanks) Isn’t it Ironic? There is a certain irony that on International Women’s
When Wigs Become Masks

When Wigs Become Masks

10 Strategies to help you overcome your imposter syndrome and achieve your goals Article written for a Commemorative edition of Counsel Magazine to
Positive Affirmations and Goal Achievement: “You Can”

Positive Affirmations and Goal Achievement: “You Can”

Judgment Suspended I was at the Criminal Bar long enough, training to be a qualified coach, to know that barristers can be cynical about the concept
What makes us brave? 5 Strategies for Courageous Leadership

What makes us brave? 5 Strategies for Courageous Leadership

Effortless Courageousness I’ve chucked myself out of a plane at 12000 feet skydiving. I’ve bungee jumped with a 42m elastic band wrapped round my
The Woman beneath the Wig: Imposter Syndrome and how to overcome it

The Woman beneath the Wig: Imposter Syndrome and how to overcome it

Image is Everything I’ve been out of the legal profession long enough to feel at liberty to admit that women in law have an image problem. With the
Linkedin Leverage for Lawyers

Linkedin Leverage for Lawyers

I smile wryly to myself thinking back to my Bar days when old school colleagues would say that Linkedin activity was something to leave the clerks
Morning Motivation & Beyond: How Organisations & Leaders Inspire their People

Morning Motivation & Beyond: How Organisations & Leaders Inspire their People

Guest blog for Legally Blogged Employment Law looking at the 7 Strategies organisations and leaders can deploy to motivate and inspire their teams.