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Do you feel like an imposter? askshivani feel good imposter leadership leadership engineers Sep 17, 2021

I have felt this for a long time.  Surely someone will find out that I am not that talented.

Have you every felt like an imposter?

Apparently 70% of us do and more women than men do.

If you...

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You only need to change by 1% askshivani behaviours change improvement kaizen leadership Aug 30, 2021

When someone first came up with this concept, I thought to myself 'this is absurd!'.  1% is not going to get you anywhere.

Is 1 kg of feathers heavier or 1 kg of bricks?  They are...

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Are we all one? afghanistan askshivani leadership speakingup supportingwomen Aug 23, 2021

When I turned 40, I went to India to find myself for the next decade.  It was important for me to learn things deeply about myself.

I spend time listening to Dalai Lama and his teachings.

I...

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Supporting mums of kids with ADHD or something adhd askshivani confidence labels leadership mums personal growth Aug 16, 2021

Before I had kids, I was very judgemental of mums who I perceived as not being in 'control' of their kids.

These behaviours were socially at parties or BBQ's or even in the supermarket where the...

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Ayurveda Mindfulness askshivani ayurveda leadership mindfulness Aug 09, 2021

Mindfulness the Ayurveda Way

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian practice dating back about 5000 years ago.

As a child, I had some of my grandparents doing this practice and I had no interest...

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Finding your true north askshivani career change direction leadership Aug 09, 2021

Finding your true north

The definition of true north is to find or proceed on the correct course or in the right direction. A reference to finding the position of the North Pole (e.g., by...

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Changing Careers askshivani careers change leadership Aug 09, 2021

Changing careers

I was really worried about giving up a high paying, stable corporate job that I had worked so hard for. But I knew it was time to go.

Have you every felt that? Did you feel it...

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Are you as a woman getting paid right? askshivani culture leadership payequality Aug 09, 2021

Leadership Landscape for women

The leadership landscape for women is changing. Some of it needed to be changed decades ago. Particularly around the safety for women.

What media stories such as...

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Approval traps approval askshivani confidence leadership Aug 09, 2021

Approval traps you may be in and how to navigate out of them

Seeking approval is a part of being human.

We are influenced by many different approval traps.

The earliest one is our family -...

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Are you getting paid right? askshivani equity gender leadership paygap women May 11, 2021

In Australia, the pay gap is approximately 17%.  That means that men and women who have similar qualifications, similar experience doing similar jobs are getting paid with a 17% pay gap for...

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How to save your energy asks energy leadership mentoring women May 02, 2021

When I was younger, I used to get vibes from people - some I liked and others I did not like.  Some I even felt repulsed by.  My daughter when she was 3 years old and I were in a...

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Boost your confidence in 7 days askshivani blog career leadership leadership engineers women Apr 19, 2021

Confidence is a state, a belief.  Saying you have low or high confidence in everything  is simply not true. There are some areas we have high confidence in and other areas we...

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