Author, Coach & International Speaker
Jess Stuart is an Author, Coach and International Speaker empowering people to be their best. In her own words, “I help busy, high achievers build confidence, self-awareness and resilience to realise their potential.” Jess is an Imposter Syndrome expert who specialises in Women in Leadership. She has a background in Senior HR roles and a decade working with leaders in the corporate world. She has also been featured on TV3, BBC, RNZ, and other media. Jess's latest book, The Superwoman Survival Guide, gives practical advice and tips for building resilience, leveraging strengths whilst navigating fear, getting over self-doubt and mastering the art of balance. Jess believes that tapping into your potential doesn’t mean doing more or having to be different, it’s uncovering what’s already there and being enough as you are.
The latest from Jess Stuart
Strategies for imposter syndrome
Imposter syndrome is not something that we banish forever which is why it’s so…
Imposter syndrome is not something that we banish forever which is why it’s so important to learn tools to manage it when it arises. We’ll look at the tried and tested techniques available and pick what resonates for you.
Competencies within Imposter Syndrome
Imposter syndrome is not a one size fits all. Different categories…
Imposter syndrome is not a one size fits all. Different categories (competencies) exist within it. You might find one category particularly resonates with you or you might have a foot in more than one camp.
Comfort Zone, Fear & Failure
When we try new things there is often the fear of failure. Leaving our comfort…
When we try new things there is often the fear of failure. Leaving our comfort zone is the way in which we navigate these fears and grow.
We are wired to focus on the negative. This comes from our brains’ evolution -…
We are wired to focus on the negative. This comes from our brains’ evolution - it was helpful for us to scan the horizon for the worst that could happen in order to survive. Now, instead of reacting to a real danger, we flee or put up defences against perceived dangers. This negativity bias can leave us feeling like we’ll never be good enough.
People with imposter syndrome have a tendency to attribute their success to…
People with imposter syndrome have a tendency to attribute their success to external factors - like luck, or the work of the team. It takes courage to take on challenges and pursue dreams that leave you open to the risk of failure, falling short, losing face, and being “found out.”
We can’t inspire others if we’re feeling uninspired. There’s a direct impact of…
We can’t inspire others if we’re feeling uninspired. There’s a direct impact of a leaders mood and energy on the team, leading to employee satisfaction, wellness, productivity, engagement, and innovation. It’s as much about leading yourself as it is others, a big part of this is resilience and executive stamina.
Brand, Strengths & Values
Authentic leaders build relationships and trust. Your values can become your…
Authentic leaders build relationships and trust. Your values can become your personal brand allowing authenticity to flourish.
Traditionally leadership has focussed on the masculine traits with emotion…
Traditionally leadership has focussed on the masculine traits with emotion perceived in negative ways, this is changing as emotional intelligence offers new leadership styles.
Introduction by Jess Stuart
Meet Jess Stuart, the author of three personal development books, a leadership…
Meet Jess Stuart, the author of three personal development books, a leadership coach and international speaker. With a background in HR across multiple industries and countries Jess excels when working with high achievers, especially female leaders to give them the confidence to succeed and learn to be their best.