Ep 125 - How to set and hold your boundaries in 2023

Uncategorized Jan 09, 2023


The new year is a great opportunity to change how you approach your work life to make it work better for you. One way you can do this is by getting clear on some meaningful and realistic boundaries.

There is an art to both setting and holding boundaries, particularly when it feels uncomfortable to say no or disappoint someone else.

This episode is inspired by Beth Stallwood’s debut book - WorkJoy: A toolkit for a better working life.  The tools and practices are from her insightful and practical chapter on boundaries.

I share:

  • The four signs you need to set or update your boundaries
  • The three types of boundaries you should have
  • How to create clear boundaries in your career and personal life
  • Three steps to holding your boundaries confidently

Make sure you get your copy of WorkJoy: A toolkit for a better working life.  
You can get the Kindle version for 99p on Monday 9 January!



  • Find out more about Beth.
  • Ep 89: Finding Your WorkJoy with Beth Stallwood.
  •  Ep 119: Are You Trying To Do It All?
  • Ep 117: Are You Asking For What You Want?
  • Ep 95: Setting Boundaries As A Working Parent
  • Ep 75: Are You A People Pleaser? 



Increase your confidence and assertiveness at work in Be Bolder, my 4 session course for women. Our next cohort begins on Tuesday 7 March.

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.

Find out more and join here.



I coach women leaders to have more influence, make more impact and be kinder to themselves in my programme Influence & Impact and give keynote speeches and trainings to organisations wanting to develop women in leadership roles.



“Closing The Influence Gap: A practical guide for women leaders who want to be heard” is now in paperback and on Kindle.

Closing the Influence Gap empowers women leaders to successfully navigate the workplace, leading their way and changing it for the better. It is a reference tool packed with practical strategies and a troubleshooting section which women can draw on daily to tackle the challenging conversations, decisions and situations they face.

Find out more and order you copy here.





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