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How to Deal With Angry Leaders at Work

Today I had to soothe a frightened, disempowered woman I mentor externally into a calm and productive state again. A capable, hard-working, conscientious woman crumpled into a shaking, teary wisp of herself. The cause of her upset? An accusatory, angry chastisement from her boss. She had done no wrong.  In fact it was he who had errored!  But in his…
Bianca Best
January 31, 2018
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The Magic of Corporate Intimacy

I have been blessed and privileged to have been schooled by The Coaches Training Institute over the past three days. Intense experiential coaching training to bring to my corporate world, a new string to my leadership bow, a new vigour to drive high performance in the agency. Life coaching, career coaching, ‘best self’ coaching. Conversations that lead individuals to take…
Bianca Best
January 18, 2018
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Life Balance is a Fundamental, Human Right. Let’s make it easier to find.

“For my daughter.” “For my young female future leaders.” “For my husband.” “For society’s tomorrow.” The room resounded with different personal reasons as we debated, why? Why were we setting up a gender equality network? Why did this advertising conglomerate need to embrace this year’s hot topic? Why were we each personally invested in launching this initiative, ONE, our employee network…
Bianca Best
January 15, 2018
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How to Manage Dis-empowerment At Work (Before you exit singing “Ding dong the witch is dead…”)

So, you’re strong, you’re focused, you’re capable, you’re achieving. You hit your targets, you play that corporate game, you feel in your bones you’re destined for great things at this company, and then boom. Slam. Pop. Wham. Ow. ‘Tis not so. Someone else gets the promotion you knew was yours. A new boss is brought in between you and your…
Bianca Best
November 17, 2017