The statistics say it all – the majority of people are afraid of public speaking. It’s one of the top fears many of us have, including the fear of dying, and of spiders!

I know from my own personal experience just how debilitating and frightening this fear can be, and how it can dominate your life. I remember the anxiety I felt in the time before I had a work presentation, and then berating myself for the quality of my performance for weeks afterwards.

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Over the many years since Leaders in Heels began, we have worked with hundreds of contributors, watched our six-figure community prosper and collaborated with so many talented experts. These experiences have taught us many things, including how different people hone their productivity. We’ve pooled some of this knowledge, including some hidden gems from super busy women, to create this guide for improving productivity.

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Leadership presence is a quality that takes time and energy to build up. When it’s done correctly, it can propel you into positions you’ve been dreaming of for years. However, when it’s done incorrectly, or if it’s not managed well, it can keep you stuck in unrewarding roles. Here are five ways you can start to strengthen your leadership presence in 2020. 

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At Leaders in Heels we don’t believe in the mindset of ‘New Year New You’. You’re already a pretty incredible person, who contributes so much to the world and those around you in your own unique way! However, we do love thinking of the start of the year as a friendly prompt or reminder that encourages us to reflect on what we’re most proud of to date and how we can better utilise our existing skills. We like to refresh and consider where we want to be and how to get there efficiently using our strengths and identifying growth areas. So, with this in mind, here is our tried and tested (traditionally unconventional) guide on how to plan your year.

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Looking for the latest and greatest, best planners for 2020? Well… drumroll… the best planner for 2020 is… YOU! Yes, you heard right! You’re the one with the big ideas, the dreams and the know-how to kick your goals. However, sometimes, it can be tricky to formulate your ideas in a concise, functional and productive manner. So, here are our tips for how to plan your best year yet.

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