Top Companies are Still Lacking Women in Top Leadership

I’m all about helping people, especially women, reach their full potential as authentic leaders – as you’ve probably noticed by now! It’s a subject close to my heart, and when I saw that there are only 14 women chief executives at the helm of the top 200 companies, and 24 women CFOs, it gave me…

Put yourself out there!

Let’s ignore the Tall Poppy Syndrome shall we? “If people are trying to bring you down it only means that you are above them.” I love this quote; doesn’t mean I feel like I am above anyone. However; I am over something. Have you heard of this thing called Tall Poppy Syndrome? Well, I refuse…

3 Ways to Get on a Board

The fact of the matter is, we need more diversity on boards. Without a variety of different people with different backgrounds, thoughts, and experiences, things will continually be done the same way. This isn’t how innovative processes and ideas come about! If you’re wanting to get on a board, whether it’s for the intellectual challenge, the…

5 Reasons Why We Need Board Leadership

Board Leadership by Sonia McDonald CEO & Founder LeadershipHQ The ability to oversee and govern your organisation, define its values, mission, and goals, and also create its culture, comes down to your board’s relative strength. Building a strong board is a difficult task for CEOs, Board Chairs, and allied board members, but it is more…

Top 5 reasons why you need a business coach

You’ve built your business up through sheer hard work, focus and money. But is that enough to keep your business on track for growing success? Are you a reactive business manager, making just-in-time decisions? Not sure if your business strategy is right? Or don’t even have a business strategy? You are not alone. Many people…

5 Keys to Building Great Connections

The lifeblood of any successful career and business is in building great connections. Whether building new connections with potential clients or strengthening relationships with your existing network, making sure they are meaningful is essential to growing your business. For extroverts, this is often second nature. But for many people, it can be quite challenging. By…

Emotional Health for Success

Getting our team the resources that they need to meet their goals and objectives and perform at a high level is a key focus of many leaders. Looking out for our team members, and their well-being, isn’t just good for them, it’s good for us, and our companies.  However, being a leader isn’t just about high performance and…