What does the modern workplace look like to you? A highly pressured balance between work and home life? Constantly pedalling at full speed to keep up with fast change? An expectation to be available 24/7? All can fast lead to stress, fear and anxiety. What can we do as senior leaders to improve workplace wellbeing?Read More
With policies including the refusal to conduct pitches over holiday periods in order to maintain a happier work/life balance, I spoke to Angus Crowther, co-founder of newly launched Alchemists, to gain his valuable insight to doing things differentlyRead More
Suzy Ross, Senior Advisor at Accenture Retail, talks to Sally for The Leadership Series podcast on implementing change at senior leadership level.Read More
According to a report by Harvard Business Review back in 2011, half of CEOs reported experiencing feelings of loneliness within their role, with 61% of CEOs believing this hinders their performance. How has this evolved with the modern workplace? Is isolation still a worrying emotion that sits hand-in-hand with senior leadership and how does a workplace built around independent workers fit into this?
Sally chats to Amelia Torode, founder of The Fawnbrake Collective to find out more.Read More
A common leadership hurdle in a senior role can be the lack of definition in what you’ve actually been hired to do. Sally chats to Sarah Harvey, Former Head of UK at the Fintech group Square, to discuss how this can be overcome, including Sarah’s advice for recruiting new hires and when a lack of clarity in a job role can actually be a positive thing.Read More
“In many cases, we find a security and comfort in doing the things we know we do well, so it’s much easier to sit down and do a task you’ve done a thousand times rather than gear yourself up to do something outside of your comfort zone, or that you don’t quite know the answer too".
How do you build the confidence to overcome this? Clare Gambardella, Chief Customer Officer at Zopa, talks to Sally Henderson, Executive Change Mentor, for The Leadership Series Podcast on how to have the confidence to lead rather than be stuck in the day to day.Read More
People tell you that it’s lonely at the top, but it’s not till you are there that you believe it. There are behaviours expected of you by your teams, colleagues and clients, and anxiety isn’t one of them. So, who do you turn to in order to help you build ideas, innovate, make decisions and have the clarity of vision to rise above the daily grind?Read More