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Develop Confidence by Ros Taylor

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Becoming Visible at Work

Some people are content to work conscientiously but invisibly for years. The very fact that you are reading this probably means you are aware of that and don’t want it to happen to you – you want to make an impact.

Be Seen and Heard

The management guru Charles Handy told a revealing anecdote of how he was asked by his wife in his early days of employment if he was proud of his work. His reply, that it was all right as work went, met with the riposte that she did not want to spend the rest of her life with someone prepared to settle for "all right." Making yourself visible and raising your head above the professional parapet is not without risk. But taking a risk – and it doesn’t have to be a big one – is part ...

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