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Pivoting Your Career

Lovelies, if you are considering changing your career, but the stories about making this transition are holding you back - please read on… Several times a week I speak to women who wants to pivot their careers. They share their plans, we both get excited, and then...

Making “no” your friend

“Oh my god, they said “No”!! I am so excited!” my client told me a few weeks ago about the salary negotiation she was engaged in with a company for a potential role.  And I shared her joy: this was GREAT news! This may seem surprising if being rejected sounds like...

When Playing By The Rules Doesn’t Pay Off?

I was 16-years-old and standing at the Jordanian – Syrian border when I realised that playing by the rules doesn’t necessarily pay off. My then-boyfriend and I had been traveling around Jordan for a few weeks and decided we wanted to visit Damascus. (I’d like to add...

Words Matter

I learnt this early on in my career, working as a lawyer in the financial district in Amsterdam. I vividly remember a multi-million arbitration case I worked on, the contentious issue being the interpretation of three words in a 100+ page contract… So words matter,...

Women are basically better qualified to negotiate than men

Interview with Paulina Szczesniak for SonntagsZeitung / Tages-Anzeiger 16 October 2021, available via: https://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/frauen-sind-im-grunde-besser-qualifiziert-zum-verhandeln-als-maenner-495904392236 Google translation: Let's say I meet my boss for my...

It Takes One to Know One

I regularly get feedback on my workshops or social media rants /posts, along the lines of “How did you get into my head?! How do you know EXACTLY what I am thinking?” Well… it takes one to know one. You, my friend, aren’t the first at the overachiever-underearner...

How To Get Promoted, Without Promoting Yourself

Perhaps half of the women that I work with, are not looking for a redirection of their career or an altogether new role. What they want is a straight-up promotion. Often times, a promotion would simply mean aligning practice with theory, ie they are already doing all...

It’s all mindset

What separates you from your current position and a promotion plus fabulous, fabulous salary and set-up, is 80% mindset and 20% strategy. I ALWAYS get pushback when I say this. But it’s true. That’s why my WINners get on average 49% salary increases plus unicorn-level...

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The 5 Mindset Shifts My Clients Use To Find A Job They Love AND

Double Their Salaries

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