Become the leader of choice for the promotion you want

How to connect with your promotion stakeholders

Read Time: 2 minutes. It’s been a sad week for me and it’s going to be uncertain months for my ex-colleagues at Credit Suisse. Credit Suisse provided me with many opportunities whilst providing me with the necessary training and support I needed to succeed. One of the courses I was selected for was called strategic …

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You’re missing critical promotion stakeholders

You're missing promotion stakeholders

Read Time: 1.5 minutes. Do you know your promotion stakeholders? I thought I did, but I was wrong. Big time wrong. I was missing a hell of a lot of them. It was why I failed to get promoted the first time. I did not have enough people in the room fighting my corner. But …

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How to step out of the weeds

How to step out of the weeds

Read Time: 2 minutes. Wow, what a week! I’ve taken on a new consultancy role for a client, and it’s been a rapid acceleration of demands, expectations, and learning. How’s your week been? Let me guess. A week if high expectations and demands on you too. I call this an exponential transition and it’s something …

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Get the best career outcome from your emotions

Get the best career outcome from your emotions

Read Time: 2 minutes. Certain people and situations will trigger your emotions and emotions invoke action. If this action is unbecoming of an executive leader, this will impact your career ambition. In this week’s Leader of Choice newsletter, I will share with you tactical and strategic ways of managing your emotions to get the best …

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Don’t let emotional intelligence impact your promotion

Don’t let emotional intelligence impact your promotion

Read Time: 2 minutes. I hope you had a successful week, and you’ve completed last week’s coaching challenge. This week, I want to share with you a vital step that resilient high performers use when managing their emotions and how to put it into action. Emotional Triggers I bet that during each working day, you …

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How to overcome your promotion challenges

How to overcome your promotion challenges

Read time: 2 minutes Hey Leaders of Choice, As you are experiencing, navigating your path to the executive level is extremely challenging. So, this week, I want to share with you how to overcome your promotion challenges so you can land that executive promotion you want. But before that, I want to share with you …

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What’s Holding Back Your Intention for Promotion?

What's Holding Back Your Intention for Promotion?

Intention is one with cause and effect. Intention determines outcome. And if you’re stuck and not moving forward, you have to check the thought and the action that created that circumstance. Oprah Winfrey Are you holding back your intention of promotion? Is there an internal opposing force getting in the way? An inner force so …

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What’s Your Promotion Superpower?

What's Your Promotion Superpower

Your unique value proposition is what makes you stand out from all your peers who are just as talented, work just as hard and deliver results. It’s the value that only you can bring to deliver strategic impact to the business. It’s your promotion superpower. “Success is adding value to the world through your unique …

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Create a Positive Impact from Negative Feedback

Create a positive impact from negative feedback

Negative feedback can make us bitter or better Robin Sharma According to a study documented by the Harvard Business Review, 92% of the respondents agreed with the assertion, “Negative (redirecting) feedback, if delivered appropriately, is effective at improving performance. But, do you always get the performance improving impact you want from this uncomfortable discussion? If not, then …

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I Don’t Know What I Want Anymore

I don't know what I want anymore

I don’t know what I want anymore is a problem that leaves you frustrated, restless and lonely. Frustrated and restless because as a high achiever, this is an unusual position for you as you have a reputation for fixing problems. Lonely because nobody notices the internal turmoil you are struggling with. Well, not yet anyway. …

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The Weekly Emotional Roller Coaster

The Weekly Emotional Roller Coaster

Sunday evening arrives, and so does the dread. Monday you turn professional and it begins to feels calmer. Tuesday brings a stillness, just like before a storm. Wednesday arrives, and so does despair. It’s all about quitting, but blockers keep you there. Thursday feels better; the weekend feels close. Friday calms the beast for the …

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Are You A Single Point of Failure?

Are You A Single Point of Failure

Are you struggling to find the time to train or coach your team to pick up the work they should be doing? The work you’re holding on to. Maybe it’s because you don’t want to miss a deadline, make mistakes, lose control or something else? Whatever the reason, let’s see how inaction could be impacting …

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