self-development

HowToWriteAnImpactfulBio-FI

How to write a Mentorship bio

So you’ve taken the exciting step to embark on a mentorship journey through OneUpOneDown! Now, it’s time to complete your profile to pave the way for fruitful connections.  As well as collecting information that helps us to propose a match, we also collect some information that will be sent to your mentor or mentee before […]

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Challenges WomenFace

Invisible challenges women face in the workplace

In this blog, we highlight some subtle but potent factors that shape women’s professional experiences. Often hidden in the fabric of workplace culture, these influences might seem non-existent or irrelevant. Yet, they can have a significant cumulative impact on emotional well-being, job performance, and perceived success potential. Our exploration encompasses the environment, feedback mechanisms, mentorship,

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PerformanceImprovementPlan

Guide to Crafting Your Personal Performance Improvement Plan

Today we will talk about The Art of Performance Improvement and how to develop a performance improvement plan. Performance is an integral aspect of our lives, transcending our professional endeavors to influence every dimension of our existence, including our physical, emotional, and intellectual well-being. In the quest for constant self-improvement, crafting a personalized performance improvement

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CerreerAspirationsAndWorkLifeBalance

Managing Ambitious Career Aspirations and Work-Life Balance

Every person, at some point in their life, comes across the classic struggle of ambition versus contentment. This struggle is most vividly experienced in our professional lives where career aspirations often clash with the pursuit of work-life balance. However, with a well-thought-out approach, it is possible to manage ambitious career aspirations without compromising work-life balance.

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Charismatic Leadership

The Charisma Code: Mastering the Power of Charismatic Leadership

What sets apart a truly charismatic leader from the rest? Why do some individuals effortlessly command attention and inspire others to follow them, while others struggle to make an impact?  Charisma is the elusive quality that makes leaders stand out, captivating and motivating others with their presence and vision. Despite its immense power, charisma is

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Storytelling

5 Tips for Impactful Communication Through Storytelling

A well-told story can captivate an audience, evoke emotion, and convey important messages in a memorable way.  Effective communication is essential in all aspects of life, whether it’s in personal relationships or professional settings. One powerful tool for impactful communication is storytelling. Before we get into how you can improve your storytelling abilities, let’s consider

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TheWheelOfLifeReview

The Wheel of Life Review Process

A tool for identifying opportunities to restore balance and prosperity within your life.  The Wheel of Life Review Process is a powerful self-reflection and goal-setting tool that can help you identify opportunities to restore balance and prosperity in your life. By assessing your satisfaction in different areas of your life, you can determine which areas

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InterpersonalRelationships

Improving interpersonal relationship skills – 6 tools for self-assessment

Mentorship is an excellent way to improve interpersonal relationships skills. Developing trusted relationships is front and center to our work at OneUpOneDown and why each match lasts three months, rather than being a one-off session.  Strong relationships play a crucial role in our personal and professional lives, providing us with a sense of support, belonging,

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