Leadership

How to Develop a Career Strategy with Clarity & Confidence

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 01/11/2019   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Coaching, Decision Making, Inspiration, Leadership, Making change, New Business, Strategic Planning

Start 2020 on the right foot, join Judith Bowtell of Albany Lane for How to Develop a Career Strategy with Clarity and Confidence, a 6 week online course that will deliver confidence and clarity to your action plan and a place where you can flex your muscles and get ready to fly. It's difficult to navigate your career options when you are a solo business owner multi-tasking, but getting out of your comfort zone, and trying new ways of thinking about things, will give you new insights to take back to your business, to build better relationships with your clients and community, and ultimately the business that surrounds you. Read more...


Five warning signs you have a “brilliant jerk” to deal with…. And what to do before it’s too late.

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 25/04/2019   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Compassion, Decision Making, Facilitation, Intuition, Leadership, Leading in crisis, Mindfulness, Strategic Planning

A brilliant jerk has been defined as a high performer with a bad attitude. The type of person who can bring results, make high level connections, be a creative genius – but no one really wants to be around for any length of time. Having them on your team – as an artistic director, adviser, fundraiser - can lift your efforts exponentially. However, having someone who is solely driven by ego and self-interest will undermine the collective efforts of any organisation. The company becomes about upholding the vision of one individual – and loses the flexibility and agility needed to survive in today’s rapidly changing work and economic environment. Read more...


Five years can seem like a long time when you are creating a vision for the future

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 20/03/2019   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Coaching, Inspiration, Leadership, Making change, Strategic Planning

Five years can seem like a long time when you are creating a vision for the future - yet it can seem like just yesterday that I started on the journey that is Albany Lane. Five years ago, I started with the idea of sharing a bit of inspiration with a few colleagues and friends, and now we have a monthly newsletter for clients and the Albany Lane community. Read more...


3 Sure Fire Steps To Gaining Confidence

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 12/02/2019   |   Categories: Career Development, Coaching, Decision Making, Inspiration, Intuition, Leadership, New Business

If I had one wish, it would be that I could wave a magic wand and give people who tend to doubt themselves, all the confidence they deserve. Unfortunately life doesn't work like that and confidence is earned by taking risks and learning new skills. Your confidence can also gain a boost from getting some honest feedback from those around you. Whether it be by directly asking or by noticing the way others work with you and value your contribution. If you feel that your confidence has fallen a little bit lately, here are three sure fire ways to give you enough, to re-energise you and to move forward with your goals. Read more...


Accelerate your Career with Clarity and Confidence

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 29/01/2019   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Coaching, Decision Making, Intuition, Leadership, Making change, Mindfulness, New Business, Strategic Planning

Accelerate your Career with Clarity and Confidence with Albany Lane's Weekend Career Retreat , 1.5 hours from Sydney in Bowral this June 15th & 16th. In one weekend, you will gain the insights that will empower you to make the changes in your working life, including going for that job you really want. Working with a small supportive group, you will uncover your values, strengths, and motivations. Creating a vision and underlying strategy to have the working life, flexibility and remuneration that you deserve. Read more...


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