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Confident Conversations

Confident Conversations is a weekly podcast show for ambitious women about confidently balancing work and life without burning out.

Hosted by Sherry Bevan, Author, Coach & Speaker, Sherry is a former Global Head of IT Service for a City law firm and over two decades of leadership experience. She now helps ambitious women get clear what they really want then find the confidence to do it.

Sherry runs The Confident Mother, an independent coaching practice, specialising in working with women in technology and women in professional services, on a one-to-one basis or in a group, individually or through your in-house career and leadership development programmes. She is also the founder and host of City Conversations

Nov 1, 2017

At this time of year, many women are feeling cross and frustrated with themselves because it's already November and those plans to change job, go back to work or get that promotion, have fallen by the wayside, and already we're on the run-in to Christmas.

Instead of focusing on how little time you have left, I encourage...


Oct 25, 2017

LinkedIn has more than 467M users; there are 6.5M active job listings; and 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates. The facts are hard to ignore. LinkedIn IS an essential tool in your career toolkit, whether you are looking to return to work after a career break or redundancy, thinking about your next career...


Oct 4, 2017

Last week we explored how to negotiate a flexible work schedule. Today discover how to negotiate a pay rise. Money empowerment educator, Michelle Gyimah, shares her top tips on how to negotiate a payrise. 

Very often money is an emotive subject for women however you have to stop making it personal. It's not about you....


Aug 10, 2017

Discover the 6 simple steps that I share with all my one-to-one and group coaching clients on how to go back to work with confidence after a career break, no matter your reasons for going back or how long you have been out of the workplace.

In this episode, you will discover the importance of:

  • Evaluating your skills,...


Jul 20, 2017

Caroline Arnold reminds us that what scares you today won't scare you tomorrow. We discuss how expanding your comfort zone boosts your confidence so that you get the career that you really want. She also lets us in on the secret of why being a member of a band is such a clever career strategy.

Work is an inevitable part...