10 tips for women aiming for the top of business

If you're an ambitious female businesswoman look no further.

by Rachel Savage

1. Believe in yourself

Nikki King was the world’s first female managing director of a truck manufacturer when she took over at Isuzu UK, so sure knows her stuff. ‘Have confidence in your abilities,’ was her advice to delegates at Inspiring Women Birmingham on Thursday. ‘The male world doesn’t like modesty – it sees it as a sign of weakness.’ A practical way to make that happen? ‘If you have a bright idea follow it up with a confirmation email so everyone knows it was yours.’

2. Say no

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