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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.
Return with Confidence: How to Nail your Career Break Return

Return with Confidence: How to Nail your Career Break Return

Career Return Experience   As a Corporate Career Break Return Coach for 3 years and former criminal barrister who navigated my own career break
Bar Sustainability: Zero Tolerance

Bar Sustainability: Zero Tolerance

Article for Counsel magazine in conjunction with the Association of Women Barristers looking at the impact to retention rates of inequality and a
Coping with Covid: The 3 Rs Re-Written

Coping with Covid: The 3 Rs Re-Written

Coping with Covid – The 3 Rs Re-written This Covid Blog comes with its own health warning: it isn’t about wellness. I’m not going to repeat the
Women in Law: Their Unique challenge around Confidence

Women in Law: Their Unique challenge around Confidence

Blog for Lawcare Ltd celebrating International Women’s Day 2020 and focusing on Women in Law and their unique challenges around confidence.
Overcoming the image problem of Coaching for Female Lawyers –a Celebration for International Women’s Day 2020

Overcoming the image problem of Coaching for Female Lawyers –a Celebration for International Women’s Day 2020

Latest blog in Celebration of International Women’s Day 2020, for Women Lawyers and Mothers https://wlam.business.blog/2020/02/27/overcoming
Coaching for Lawyers: Features and Benefits

Coaching for Lawyers: Features and Benefits

Article for The Barrister Magazine, Jan. 2020: “Coaching for Lawyers: Features and Benefits” http://www.barristermagazine.com/coaching
100 Years of Women in Law: The Challenges that Remain

100 Years of Women in Law: The Challenges that Remain

Latest article, this month for Lawyer Monthly, on 100 years of Women in  Law: the Challenges that Remain https://www.lawyer-monthly.com/issues/2019
Avoid Overwhelm: Practical Tips to improve your wellbeing

Avoid Overwhelm: Practical Tips to improve your wellbeing

Guest blog for Lawcare, a legal community that values good mental health and wellbeing, where people thrive. https://www.lawcare.org.uk/news/avoid