commitment issues


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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Balance in Leadership

Bringing Balance to your Leadership

By Dr Almira Ross / 14 March 2022 / 0 Comments

Balance in Leadership Image by Lena Today is the Spring Equinox when, in the Northern Hemisphere, we are reminded of that exquisite balance of day and night, light and dark, the inner and the outer world. Today the focus is on the creative, life-giving energy of spring, a time to sow new seeds, new […]

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what does authentic leadership mean

What Does Authentic Leadership Mean?

By Dr Almira Ross / 11 January 2022 / 0 Comments

“I don’t feel I can be authentic at work”.  I hear this from so many of the powerful women leaders I coach.  It breaks my heart that they hold back and diminish their power by failing to speak their truth. Why?  FEAR.  And the assumption they need to fit in or else…. And this in […]

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why is technology important in business

Why Mastering Technology is SO Important

By Dr Almira Ross / 24 June 2018 / 0 Comments

Technology, especially digital technology, is one of the most powerful forces for change. As #ChangeMakers, it’s important we not only understand, but embrace, these technologies to put real drive and momentum behind the changes we want to see in the world.

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