5 Ways To Be a Great Leader and Still Have a Life

How To Be a Great Leader

Being a mother is an incredible blessing, and watching my two boys grow each day fills my heart with joy. However, I also have another role that demands my attention—being the CEO of a thriving company. Balancing these two demanding worlds may seem like an impossible task, but through determination, planning, and a supportive network […]

8 Ways To Improve Emotional Intelligence

How To Improve Emotional Intelligence

In my late 20s and early 30s, a colleague mentioned “emotional housekeeping.” I didn’t give it much thought then, assuming she meant regular housekeeping. However, 20 years later, I wish I had paid more attention. We all experience a mix of emotions—lonely, sad, happy, and sensitive—all at once. When this happens frequently, it’s time to […]

3 Ways to Cope with Anxiety as a High Achiever

How to cope with being a high achiever?

Have you ever considered using your anxiety as a strength to achieve your goals? Here’s how you can do it. Anxiety Among High Achievers As an Executive Coach, I’ve realized that even those who have achieved great success experience anxiety. High achievers often worry about potential failures, dwell on mistakes, compare themselves negatively to others, […]

9 Important Tips for New CEOs

Tips for New CEOs

My journey from a new CEO to an experienced executive has taught me a valuable lesson: Leadership is as much about personal growth as it is about professional success. It’s not just the strategies and numbers that matter, but also the empathy, focus on people, and adaptability in your management style. For those starting this […]

5 Important Skills for Business Professionals

As both a mother and a business owner, I’ve discovered that the skills I teach in professional workshops are equally valuable at home with my children. The overlap between boardroom tactics and parenting strategies is both intriguing and surprisingly effective. In this article, I’ll share how the skills I’ve taught my kids from the tender […]

4 Questions To Increase Self Awareness In Leadership

Increase Self Awareness In Leadership

Self-awareness is a cornerstone of effective leadership. It’s the ability to see ourselves clearly, understand how we are perceived by others, and recognise the impact of our actions on the organisation. For CEOs and business leaders, cultivating this self-awareness is crucial for maintaining humility and ensuring decisions are grounded in reality, not ego. Here are […]

16 Networking Tips for Women: Building Impactful Connections

Networking Tips for Women

Networking can be a challenging prospect for many, often pushing us out of our comfort zones. The thought of initiating a conversation with a stranger can be intimidating. Fuelled by worries about making a positive first impression or the fear of misspeaking. As a woman who has navigated these waters, I understand these concerns firsthand. […]

4 Vital Skills You Need On An Advisory Board

Skills You Need On An Advisory Board

Being part of an advisory board has taught me a lot about making strategic decisions in companies. I’ve come to appreciate the complexity of these roles and the importance of fostering an environment where asking questions is as crucial as providing answers. Here are the four most important skills I’ve learned that you need to […]

How to Beat Stage Fright: Shafiq’s Triumph in Mastering Public Speaking

how to overcome stage fright

Working with brilliant executives often mirrors a roller-coaster ride, full of exhilarating highs and challenging lows. Among these experiences, the story of Shafiq (my client) stands out. Just eight months ago, Shafiq faced a daunting challenge: his profound fear of public speaking. His journey with executive coaching is a testament to how dedication, determination, and […]

Executive Coaching in Financial Services | Zainab’s Story

Executive Coaching in Financial Services

In the ever-changing banking industry, success often hinges on adaptability and resilience. A standout example of this is Zainab, a banking professional whose journey with executive coaching led to remarkable achievements. Zainab embarked on executive coaching with me at a crucial stage in her career, facing daunting leadership challenges in the dynamic banking sector. These […]