78% of women are considering a new adventure, starting their own business, turning away from corporate environments where they feel they have to conform to succeed.
Read on for this quick confidence tip. In brief, shut up...
30 Days of Adventure: Write Your own Marketing Plan. It's something we women are supposed not to be good at but...I dare you to blow your own trumpet!
Any survey will tell you, women do not blow their own trumpets when it comes to selling themselves at interview. Indeed, I have some great women signed up to deliver my RenewYou programme but a significant majority of them will tell you that they hate the marketing bit and really like the delivering bit. So much so that I've hired an exclusive marketing coach for my trainers! Read on for some ideas to play around with marketing yourself in your month of adventures!
30 Days of Adventure. Why not become an MP? Speak out about your passion... Caroline Lucas did and what a role model she is. She's absolutely fabulous. Read and be inspired!
Caroline Lucas would love to see more women in the UK Parliament. Not only is she a rare female MP, she is the only elected memeber for the Green Party. I interviewed her a few weeks before parliament recessed, and this is her adventure. Dare you follow?
Lucy Atkins has written a fabulous first novel, The Missing One. It gripped me from beginning to end so I was very keen to find out more about the writer. We had fun doing this interview and I hope you enjoy reading it. There's some good advice too, for aspiring novelists!
Job-hunting for young people - 8: "Interviews make me sick with nerves so I never show my best side."
Nicola Morgan understands teenage stress as well as anyone - she's even written a book about it. Now she turns her understanding towards helping them relax at job interviews
Number 8 – Bring in the Experts - Delegate All the successful women I know are good at delegating. Lots of the women I know who struggle on being good enough have not yet learned how to delegate and/or bring in the experts. They usually have enormous potential but have not learned how to make the most of it as they are simply too busy.
I was browsing again through my copy of ‘A Woman’s Place is in the Boardroom’ by Peninah Thomson ; Jacey Graham (Palgrave Macmillan) when I came across the chapter on using personal power and charm. I really like their 9 etiquette points and thought I’d share them with you:
The pace and complexity of life have increased but we can learn from the tortoise..
Nicola Morgan's series to help adults support young people approaching the world of work
If there’s one word I’m hearing more and more these days it’s this: Overwhelm.
Nicola Morgan continues her advice to young people and their adults, on the topic of job-hunting and work experience