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Feel like a fraud? Part I

What makes certain successful people feel like imposters? Why are they weighed down by persistent self-doubt and fear of being exposed as frauds? The imposter syndrome is real and complex. […]

Can you see your EQ?

You’re smart. You’re qualified. You’re experienced. So why aren’t you progressing in your career? It could be you’re lacking a healthy dose of EQ, or emotional quotient. ‘Smarts and experience […]

Lead at the next level

Is it ever too early to start developing leadership skills? The short answer is ‘no’, says Executive Career Coach Kim Vella. ‘It doesn’t matter whether you aspire to be the […]

Bad work habits

Sometimes we can’t see how we behave at work. We believe we’re acting professionally. We shake our heads when others behave badly, thinking we’d never do the same. But when […]

Pressured to be perfect?

We’re encouraged to pursue perfectionism in our careers, to the point where many of us continually exert significant pressure on ourselves. Every day we strive to reach the top of […]