Posts Tagged: confidence

OMG this is HUGE!

Last week I wrote about the very real fear of ‘saying it as it is’.I had my biggest number of responses EVER!In honesty, I’m not surprised – my Facebook Group members (nearly 1200 now) say this is one of their biggest challenges too.

5 ways to get your voice heard (for all the right reasons)

It saddens me that so many people with really valuable and useful things to say don’t get heard. And yet their colleagues speak up and speak out with no problem at all – sometimes eloquently and succinctly, at other times…. well you know the rest! It saddens me because when I first became a senior… Read more »

4 ways to throw off the safety blanket of Busyness

Last week I wrote about the safety blanket of Busy-ness.   This week I want to share with you four key things to help you or your teams throw off that safety blanket! I wrote the article for Strategic HR Review a while back and thought it was worth a re-share! I do have permission… Read more »

Changing your Team Culture – Make it work in the real world

  Over the last three weeks I’ve been sharing with you a step by step process to help you change your team culture. (if you can’t find the articles contact pat@lynnscottcoaching.co.uk) In last week’s article, I talked about the importance of focusing on no more than three critical behaviours to change – if you try to change everything at… Read more »

Are you at a career crossroad?

That’s it for another year. Your tree’s looking a bit sad and droopy (if it’s still there). Maybe you’re feeling a bit sad and droopy too. Or you’re energised and raring to go feeling shiny and sparkly about the year ahead. Or … you’ve got all these feelings going on at the same time….. you… Read more »

Ever wanted the ground to swallow you up?

The lowest, saddest points of my leadership career were when I felt completely useless – drowning in the detail and floundering like a fish in a shark-infested sea. I couldn’t hold my own; stand up for what I believed was right for our customers (because other louder voices had another agenda) and flapping and waffling… Read more »

This sentence changed everything

  This year has been a tough one for many reasons. Two tragic events – one family death – my wonderful sister – and one natural disaster (flooding) in our village that, frankly, have been almost too momentous to take in. I count my blessings. Our house was hardly touched in the floods – but… Read more »