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New Year's Resolutions

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

By Silvia Del Corso / 24 January 2023 / 0 Comments

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail (and what to do about it) I’m sure you’ve been here before. A few weeks into the New Year and you’re raring to go with all those New Year’s resolutions. Convinced this time will be different. Maybe it’s the desire to get fit or the goal of losing weight, so […]

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Female leader juggle

Female Leader Juggle

By Silvia Del Corso / 10 January 2023 / 0 Comments

When you do the female leader juggle — trying to juggle home and work life and everything goes awry… Only today, I read a post from a female leader whose child was ill. Her challenges so similar to those many women leaders face when we carry the dual responsibilities of work and home, trying to […]

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Female Imposter Syndrome

Female Imposter Syndrome

By Silvia Del Corso / 22 November 2022 / 0 Comments

Female Imposter Syndrome ‘Imposter syndrome’ as a term never really existed when I was in my last leadership roles. It’s a recent addition to our vocabulary. Used to describe a condition that has been with us — men as well as women — for millennia. So much so, that it is part of the human […]

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commitment issues

Commitment

By Dr Almira Ross / 6 September 2022 / 0 Comments

A few days ago I had a conversation with a strong female leader who struggled to commit fully to what she professed to care most about — her impact and legacy. And yet, without commitment, it’s unlikely she will ever realise her vision and make the contribution she so desires. This conversation prompted me to […]

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courage in a leadership role

How to cultivate courage in a leadership role

By Dr Almira Ross / 6 September 2022 / 0 Comments

Every week, I’m at the allotment. There’s something soothing about tending plants; it gives me time to reflect, to see the garden as a perfect metaphor for leadership. The garden can represent both the challenges women face in leadership roles and the inner growth we all need to lead as authentically as possible. In our […]

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Why does leadership style matter

Why does leadership style matter?

By Dr Almira Ross / 8 July 2022 / 0 Comments

How the right leadership will help you and your environment thrive Your leadership style is very important because its impact can reach right down to the roots of the company and beyond. The right leadership style will create an environment that encourages growth and positive change, something that is very much needed in our workplaces […]

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How to become an authentic leader

How to become an authentic leader – naturally

By Dr Almira Ross / 17 May 2022 / 0 Comments

How to make your environment flourish… for everyone. Leadership is just like gardening. There is no better way to nurture your garden or allotment than to get stuck in with your hands in the soil; with patience, investment in time and nurturing habits (and of course hard work!), you will experience consistent growth. The exact […]

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importance of team roles

The Right Team to Ensure your Success

By Dr Almira Ross / 9 May 2022 / 0 Comments

Partnership, collaboration and support are all key to your success as a woman leader, Nowhere more so than with your team.  Ideally, your team needs to comprise a group of people with a balanced mix of complementary natural talents.   Creative, innovative people to create value. Outgoing, people-people to leverage that value through their teams, […]

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Unconscious Bias at Play

By Dr Almira Ross / 14 April 2022 / 0 Comments

All those unconscious biases that govern our behaviour, our thoughts and words. The ones that can so easily hold us back… We all harbour unconscious biases. Thoughts, words, actions, values and beliefs we learned on our mother’s knees and now so much a part of our day-to-day, that we don’t even know they are there. […]

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dealing with uncomfortable emotions

Shaming and Taming

By Dr Almira Ross / 14 April 2022 / 0 Comments

I hit rock bottom a few days ago during a deep detox program I’ve been doing. Anger, frustration, a sense that I was, once again, swallowing my own emotions to fit in with and please others.  Except this time, I let those feelings flow, and discovered the great gift these uncomfortable emotions had to offer. […]

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