The Habits of Resilience

“Rejection sucks. But if you’re creative, you’ll have experienced the pain of having your work rejected – many times. So, if there’s one thing all great creative leaders have learned, and often the hard way, it’s that resilience matters.” - my Creative Review article on why resilience is one of the most important qualities of successful creative leadership

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Tanya Livesey
The Power of Being You

“For those in charge, wearing the mantle of leadership often feels like you’re wearing someone else’s clothes”. My Creative Review article on why authenticity is so important to being a successful creative leader…

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Tanya Livesey
Why EQ can count for more than IQ

If there’s one thing we can learn from recent global political events, it’s that emotions matter when it comes to leading people. As much in business as in politics, the so-called ‘soft-skills’ of leadership, can play a disproportionate role in driving success.  See my article in Creative Review on the importance of emotionally intelligent leadership in creative organisations…

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Tanya Livesey
The Problem with Perfectionists

The pursuit of perfection is often lauded in the creative industries, but as a leadership trait it can also be disempowering and corrosive.  My latest article in Creative Review has some advice on how to deal with extreme perfectionism…

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Tanya Livesey
Imposter Syndrome and how leaders deal with it

Ever felt like you are about to be found out? That you really don’t deserve to be a global chief and that any day now someone’s going to rumble you? Worry not: Imposter Syndrome is a recognised psychological trait common to many creative leaders.  Read my latest article in Creative Review for advice on how to deal with it… 

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