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How returning to work typically affects child sleep: Guest Blog with Little Sleep Stars

How returning to work typically affects child sleep: Guest Blog with Little Sleep Stars

How returning to work typically affects child sleep Latest Blog post in conjunction with Little Sleep Stars on the challenges of and solutions to a
Solving the Retention Crisis for Women in Law: The Profession’s rude awakening after a half century sleep walk

Solving the Retention Crisis for Women in Law: The Profession’s rude awakening after a half century sleep walk

International Women’s Day, March 8th 2019 There is much to celebrate today, International Women’s Day 2019, reflecting on the last 100 years of
Mental Toughness: A Choice We Make - Guest Blog for Truth Legal

Mental Toughness: A Choice We Make – Guest Blog for Truth Legal

Mental Toughness: A Choice We Make Follow the link below to my latest guest blog for Truth Legal on Mental Toughness https://www.truthlegal.com
Women in Law: Rising to the Challenges

Women in Law: Rising to the Challenges

Link to article for The Criminal Bar Association Criminal Bar Quarterly – see from p.28 onwards. https://www.criminalbar.com/wp-content/
Wellbeing at Work: What’s your Strategy?

Wellbeing at Work: What’s your Strategy?  

Barristers in the grip of a mental health crisis According to an article in The Guardian (6.5.18), Barristers in England and Wales are “in the grip
Making a Career in Law work: Priorities & Planning

Making a Career in Law work: Priorities & Planning

Link to most recent blog for The Law Society https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/news/blog/making-a-career-in-law-work-priorities-and-planning/

Confidence Breeds Confidence: Guest blog for GPS Return, 1st May 2018

As a Corporate and Executive Coach specialising in coaching lawyers, I note with interest how clients’ words and tone on occasion betray an under-
Stop Saying Yes, Start Saying No

Stop Saying Yes, Start Saying No: Guest Blog for The Law Society, 10th July 2018

https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/news/blog/stop-saying-yes-start-saying-no/
Clarity, Connection and Confidence-Coaching Tips to Inspire and Get Results

Clarity, Connection and Confidence: Coaching Tips to Inspire and Get Results

I spoke recently at the Leeds Launch event of Women in the Law UK. The theme was Clarity, Connection and Confidence. Delegates, particularly those
Coaching or Mentoring-Which is right for you

Coaching or Mentoring: Which is right for you?

Coaching and Mentoring: An established need for Women to support other Women I have recently delivered coaching workshops to several membership
Choosing Positive over Negative-Making a Conscious Choice

Choosing Positive over Negative: Making a Conscious Choice

Unconscious Bias An American Business School Case Study undertaken in the Noughties examined perceptions of men and women in the workplace. An
The Digital Age- A Help or Hindrance to our ability to Own Time

The Digital Age: A Help or Hindrance to our ability to “Own” Time?

There can be no argument that the digital age has made the world a smaller and more accessible place, and that opportunities, in particular for,
First Year Reflections-Acorns, Oak Trees & Icebergs- 10 Top Tips to Get Your Business Started

First Year Reflections: Acorns, Oak Trees & Icebergs- 10 Top Tips to Get Your Business Started

A year ago to the day, on 14 August 2017, Nikki Alderson Coaching launched. And what a year it’s been. A year in which I’ve had opportunity to grow,
Making a Career in Law Work-Getting your priorities right and action planning

Making a Career in Law Work: Getting your priorities right and action planning

A Legal Career: Where are YOU headed? As a former criminal barrister, practising at Broadway House Chambers for the best part of 20 years, and
Positive Mind, Positive Outcomes

Positive Mind, Positive Outcomes

Helpful Habits & Behaviour? Have you ever examined whether the habits and behaviour you have formed over time actually help or hinder in getting
Improved Wellness at Work-Tips for a happier life in law

Improved Wellness at Work: Tips for a happier life in law

“Busy-ness” I recall one morning, on one of the last occasions I was enjoying the usual robing room banter with Bar colleagues waiting
Increasing Work Place Performance and Assertiveness-Mastering the Art of Saying No

Increasing Work Place Performance and Assertiveness: Mastering the Art of Saying “No”

Saying “Yes” to prove a point As a former criminal barrister, practising at Broadway House Chambers for the best part of 20 years, I am
Busy 24-7 Lives

Busy 24/7 Lives

24/7 Living Listening to the Radio today the Arcade Fire song “Everything Now” stopped me in my tracks. How many of us are wrapped up in this
Coaching Female Lawyers-Women Being Women

Coaching Female Lawyers: Women Being Women

Old School Senior Female Lawyer Role Models International Women’s Day has doubtless caused many a working woman to reflect on their experiences to
The Beast from the East…Tamed : Turning challenging Snow Days into Business as Usual Productivity

The Beast from the East…Tamed: Turning challenging Snow Days into Business as Usual Productivity

Understanding Urgent/ Important As we enter the grip of Day 3 of The Beast from the East, as a working parent, I totally understand the competing