Etiquette Applied to Leadership

Leadership Etiquette

Nowadays more than ever, women are occupying leadership positions at work or in committees. When in a Leadership position, you definitely have some skills and traits that people look up to. It’s no coincidence that you may be a role model for others, and you probably apply many etiquette rules throughout your life, unknowingly even. Proper etiquette is essential…

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Why You Don’t Need a Coach, But Why You Want One

Coaching

No Coach Needed Whenever I talk with people about what it is I do, one of the most frequent questions I’m asked is: why would someone need a coach? The thing is, that I truly believe no one needs a coach. We are all skillful human beings who make choices, go through our days and…

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Common Psychological Barriers to Success

Success Barriers

Most of us want to be successful. How we define success is different from person to person; it can be big or small, daily or lifelong. But we can all agree that success starts with setting a goal and achieving it. The most important and challenging part is pursuing our goals.  We often talk about…

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Maintaining Your Sanity During Rough & Uncertain Times

Maintaining your Sanity

It is already December and a new year is about to start. In ordinary times, this month is a festive season. A time for many happy occasions, gift exchange, more outings with family and friends, especially those coming from abroad, and many other preparations. In ordinary times, this month is a time to experience some…

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Diversifying Leadership

Diversifying Leadership

I’ve always been in the training and development sector in the IT, Leadership, Human Resources and Business sectors. In today’s times, Training & Development has many challenges due to economic strains. However, as  Women Leaders, we have to learn to be flexible in our business approaches. Thus, be open to new markets, new ideas and…

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Why Do We Give Gifts During Holidays?

Holiday Gift-Giving

Does it not seem like the emphasis today is more on receiving than giving? Don’t you feel like there are more demands and requests than offerings? It is almost as if there is an “expectation” of parents to increase and improve and add more every year in terms of quality and quantity and cost of…

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The Upside of Negative Emotions

The Upside of Negative Emotions

Admit it!! You try to escape, or avoid negative emotions as soon as you experience any of them, right? It is no surprise. We’re programmed to do that one way or another. It’s painful to feel depressed, ashamed, anxious, guilty, and the host of other negative emotions. To many, these emotions convey weakness. We gravitate…

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How To Stay Optimistic In Lebanon

Optimism

Optimism is not just about seeing the world through rose-colored glasses. It’s about reframing thoughts into more accurate statements and choosing a reality that is more useful. Do you feel overwhelmed, anxious and worried since the beginning of the Lebanese revolution?  Have you been experiencing higher levels of stress in your body and brain? Clearly,…

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Motherhood, Resilience, and Social Conflict

Motherhood

Motherhood, Resilience and Social Conflict. With the country, and indeed several other countries, facing such an uproar and tumultuous time, many people will look to their mothers for support. Not only that, mothers and women have been taking an active approach in the social change. What we have seen is the calming and strong positive…

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Netiquette for Women Executives

Online Etiquette

For many years, businessmen and businesswomen were known to follow professional body language and a specific etiquette norm to build an image and establish respect amongst their social surroundings and partners. For the past five years, the diversion of traditional etiquette applied face to face, has immensely moved online and many women in business statuses…

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