Ep 111 - You don't need fixing

Uncategorized Sep 12, 2022


You don't need fixing. You're not broken. And there's nothing wrong with you.

In fact, the thoughts and feelings you're having and the challenges that you're facing at work are completely normal.

Not only do I want you to know that, I also want you to understand why you might be feeling that way.

In this week’s episode, I talk about the systemic gender bias that women face at work and how the daily experiences of being undervalued, unheard and not fitting in causes many women to doubt and criticise themselves, and question their worth.




My book - “Closing the Influence Gap: A practical guide for women leaders who want to be heard” – is launching on Monday 19 September. I would love you to be part of my Book Launch Squad, get the book on the Amazon best-sellers list and get free access to my new career development community!

To join the Book Launch Squad, all you need to do is sign up at the link below and then on Monday 19 September, buy the book on Kindle for the special price of 99p and share it with as many people as possible.

Join the Book Launch Squad here.



The career development community I'm creating for women is almost ready to pilot. My aim is for it to be an all-in-one solution for female talent development from early careers to senior leaders. To start with it will be a brilliant library of career development resources combined with an online community and spaces for women to come together and support each other.

I will be running a free beta version from 1 October – 31 December 2022 to build the community and refine the idea. To be part of it, you just need to pre-order my book and send a copy of your receipt to [email protected] with the subject line “Pre-Order”, or join my launch book squad!

Pre-Order Closing the Influence Gap: A practical guide for women leaders who want to be heard



Increase your confidence and assertiveness at work in Be Bolder, my 4 session course for women.

Learn how to set healthy boundaries, say no more often, speak up more confidently in meetings, worry less about what others think of you, have the courage to have challenging conversations and be more assertive in your communication.

Each weekly session is delivered as a 90-minute online workshop with bite sized videos and coaching exercises to do between sessions. Our next cohort starts on Wednesday 5 October. 

Find out more here.





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