Back yourself

Feeling like a fraud at work

That itty-bitty feeling that creeps in from the pit of your stomach when you’re not looking. It makes you doubt yourself and your abilities. It’s a concoction of nerves, a dash of stress and a touch of anxiety that hits all at once. It might smack you right when you’re congratulated for doing a good […] Read more…

How to find your edge at work

The corporate world can be a daunting place. You’ve got the skills but never thought you’d be using them in such a complex and male-dominated industry. So how do you build your confidence? We’ve got the low-down on identifying your edge. Read more…

Get the Leadership Role You Want

It can be a struggle to get ahead as a young woman in the corporate workplace. Your boss has told you on numerous occasions that you’re doing a great job, but there never seems to be an opportunity for advancement. It’s almost as if you turn invisible each time a leadership position becomes available. Sounding […] Read more…

Fake It Until You Make It

(This is no April fool’s joke, I really believe this!) Though this is a huge cliché it has a lot of truth to it. I’ve been holding off posting this saying to the blog in fear of sounding shallow. However, I’m always harping on about the importance of “backing yourself”, and I think this saying, “Fake it […] Read more…

Baby Face Perception At Work

Looking young isn’t a crime but it can have an affect on you in the workplace. You might be self-conscious about it and worried that it will impact how others treat you at work and it might make you sit quietly in meetings, making you too afraid to pipe up. So what is the “baby face […] Read more…

Back Yourself

From time to time I have to remind myself of this. Whether you’re worried over sending an email, making a phone call or to pipe up in a meeting, you need to back yourself! Laura Platts Laura is the Founder & Editor of The Workher. She is an award winning Public Relations professional, who loves […] Read more…