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Build tiny habits that have an outsized impact. Each week, we dive into an essential leadership topic. You’ll get insights from the web, a recommended book and podcast, details on upcoming events, and a quick 30-second action.

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  • Pick me! A strategic approach to saying yes

    Pick me! A strategic approach to saying yes

    A strategic yes means putting our hands up for opportunities that take us another step towards where we want to go. Here’s how to identify and action them.

  • The best leadership podcasts for women

    The best leadership podcasts for women

    Our curated list of our favourite podcasts episodes for women leaders. Subscribe for new suggestions every week.

  • Book club: the best books for women leaders

    Book club: the best books for women leaders

    Powrsuit Book Club: Books every women leader should read to hone skills, build confidence and learn your leadership style.

  • Team-building on a shoestring budget

    Team-building on a shoestring budget

    Teams boost creativity, and there are a lot of creative ways to bond on a shoestring budget – without the cringe factor.

  • Sick of taking on other people’s problems?

    Sick of taking on other people’s problems?

    Is solving other people’s problems really an act of care? Women might be great problem-solvers, but we don’t always address the problems this can create.

  • How to respond to microaggressions at work

    How to respond to microaggressions at work

    Almost half of women have reported experiencing microaggressions and everyday sexism in the last year. Learn 3 simple ways to respond.

  • 5 steps to break free from negative self-talk

    5 steps to break free from negative self-talk

    Negative self-talk limits what we achieve. This week we share 5 steps (and a template) for identifying and changing yours.

  • Good things take time: the power of deep work

    Good things take time: the power of deep work

    Women are productivity machines, but to really move the needle in our organisations (and our careers), deep work matters.

  • Connecting for success: The power of LinkedIn

    Connecting for success: The power of LinkedIn

    70% of professionals get hired by organisations they have an existing connection with. Here’s how to boost your LinkedIn network by being yourself.

  • How to: Create your elevator pitch

    How to: Create your elevator pitch

    You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression, so your professional elevator pitch counts. Learn how to confidently convey your value.

  • How to stop doing everyone else’s work

    How to stop doing everyone else’s work

    Overwhelmed at work? Your delegation skills may be letting you down. Learn five actionable ways to get out of doing and back to leading.

  • The role of empathy in high-performing teams

    The role of empathy in high-performing teams

    Empathy is perhaps one of the toughest leadership tools to master. It requires courage of convictions, commitment to a vision and extreme emotional control.

  • How to: run a great one on-one-meeting

    How to: run a great one on-one-meeting

    One-on-ones should be a top priority, but you’ve probably never had formal training on how to run them effectively. Here’s 5 tips from the experts.

  • 5 ways to take control of your money🎙

    5 ways to take control of your money🎙

    Like the best games, financial skills are easy to learn and almost impossible to master. Regardless of your starting point, you can take *back* control.

  • Money matters, it’s cool to be good with it

    Money matters, it’s cool to be good with it

    Are you among the 45% of women, think money isn’t for you? Learn some surprising facts about women and finances, and get the confidence to take back control.

  • 5 simple ways to learn by doing 🎙️

    5 simple ways to learn by doing 🎙️

    Women are less likely to put ourselves forward for promotions, projects, and payrises. Learn how to leave your comfort zone and GO FOR IT.

  • What if it all works out? The power of positivity

    What if it all works out? The power of positivity

    We spend too much time thinking about everything that could go wrong, instead of planing for it to all go RIGHT. Learn how to default to positivity.

  • Recession you say? Hello precedented times 🎙️

    Recession you say? Hello precedented times 🎙️

    The word ‘recession’ sounds scary, but it’s just a normal stage in the economic cycle. Here’s how to prepare yourself to come out on top.

  • Feedback is a gift: how to give it effectively

    Feedback is a gift: how to give it effectively

    Want to help someone? Feedback is a gift you can give them. Learn 5 tips to delivering it with clarity and kindness.

  • Welcome to our new podcast: PowrUp 🎙️

    Welcome to our new podcast: PowrUp 🎙️

    Think of us as your personal cheerleaders, providing the tools to equip yourself with the confidence and skills to shape your career on your terms.

  • International Women’s Day: it’s not all doom and gloom

    International Women’s Day: it’s not all doom and gloom

    Yes there’s a way to go but we can collectively take small, impactful actions daily.

  • The 4-day workweek is gaining steam

    The 4-day workweek is gaining steam

    The modern work week is a relatively new invention, and studies are showing some good reasons to change it.

  • How to be your own hype girl: The art of self-promotion

    How to be your own hype girl: The art of self-promotion

    How to authentically nail the art of self promotion and build your personal brand.

  • We need to talk about ChatGPT

    We need to talk about ChatGPT

    This new co-pilot for the web will be an ‘efficiency tool’. It’ll make customer conversations and shopping easy. But Chat GPT isn’t perfect… Yet.

  • Quotas work. Let’s scrap them.

    Quotas work. Let’s scrap them.

    At a time where women leaders are quitting their positions in droves, organisations need to flip the script from quotas to qualities.

  • How to: Run an effective meeting

    How to: Run an effective meeting

    Most meetings stink. Yes, even the ones you organise. These six meeting hacks are backed by science – so let’s reclaim our precious time.

  • How to: make home life work for you

    How to: make home life work for you

    There is hope for a better work/life balance! Let’s defy the stats, and create a home life that re-distributes the workload, so that we can reach our career goals, whatever they may be.

  • How to: Network like a pro

    How to: Network like a pro

    Networking is the key to getting ahead – from finding new jobs to keeping a finger on the pulse. Learn 5 ways to take the chore out connecting.

  • Are you managing or leading?

    Are you managing or leading?

    The labels are often used interchangeably, but the skills required to be a good leader are the opposite of those of a manager. Here are 3 tips to making the transition.

  • Let’s talk about tech layoffs

    Let’s talk about tech layoffs

    Over the past decade, big investors wanting big returns piled their money into the tech rocket ships. In 2023, The world is righting itself, and this tech-centric future hasn’t quite panned out the way Silicon Valley thought it might.

  • The power of empathetic leadership

    The power of empathetic leadership

    As the world grapples with climate change, automation, and disruption, we’ve learned that diverse teams are better at solving pressing challenges. And guess what diverse employees need? Empathetic leaders. 

  • Let’s talk about data privacy

    Let’s talk about data privacy

    Everything you do online is collected and stored. Here’s what you need to know about data privacy and what you can do to protect yourself.

  • 3 career habits to break (and 1 to make) in 2024

    3 career habits to break (and 1 to make) in 2024

    Looking for a new career challenge this year? Learn how to break 3 career-limiting habits that are holding you back, and make one that will help you achieve positive change.

  • Let’s talk about the Metaverse

    Let’s talk about the Metaverse

    The metaverse is inevitable in some form; we want it to be a safe space for women and girls, we need correctly sized VR sets to be available for all shapes and sizes, and we need to ensure the same career opportunities in immersive tech for women as for men. Powrsuit shares how you can…

  • Let’s talk about artificial intelligence

    Let’s talk about artificial intelligence

    Women hold fewer senior positions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, which means we aren’t influencing the technologies shaping the future of work – it’s time to talk about AI.

  • Is Imposter Syndrome holding you back? 🎙

    Is Imposter Syndrome holding you back? 🎙

    Imposter syndrome describes a feeling most of us have experienced. While there’s no official diagnosis, the phenomenon is a form of self-doubt – and has a very real impact on the 82% of people who experience it. An affliction of high-achievers, we share 3 ways to boost your confidence.

  • Mind the pay gap

    Mind the pay gap

    Have you ​​ever assumed that if you do well, your performance will be recognised and rewarded? Organisations are still paying different amounts for the same job, so it’s up to you to ensure you receive fair pay!

  • How to ask for feedback

    How to ask for feedback

    Are you one of 63% of employees hungry to hear how they’re performing? Learn 3 things you can do to get more feedback and how to receive it.

  • 5 communication lessons from Queen of Pop, Indra Nooyi

    5 communication lessons from Queen of Pop, Indra Nooyi

    Indra Nooyi, an Indian-born American businesswoman and one of the world’s most popular leaders, took PepsiCo’s top spot in 2006. The architect of Performance with Purpose, Nooyi transformed the company over 12 years – delivering 80% growth alongside pioneering strategies to improve the company’s impact on people and the planet. We’ve bottled her top communication…

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