Books Career

Book: Woman of Influence

Woman of Influence (Amazon) is about building your brand as a leader and taking charge of your career. It’s full of actionable strategies for understanding how you’re perceived – and how to change it. My personal favourite is a long time favourite tool of Jo’s – the shadow org chart. This is the map of […]

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#GHC15: Jo Miller – Build your brand as an emerging leader or technical expert

My notes from @Jo_Miller‘s session at GHC. The Emerging Leaders Quandary – can’t get recognised as someone who is ready to lead a larger team.  Why we get stuck – you can’t get that higher level job without the leadership experience… but you can’t get the leadership experience without the job. Do not outsource your […]


#GHC14: Jo Miller – Office Politics

My notes from Jo Miller’s Office Politics workshop at GHC. See also: her article on this topic. I thought this workshop was fascinating, I’m definitely one of those people who hates politics but as she outlines the strategy of the “Shadow Organisation Map” I found myself thinking that seemed totally doable! Come in new, one of the first things […]