Founder Insights

September 2018

California states the case for women leaders

By |2018-09-18T17:18:03+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Diversity, Founder Insights, Gender, Gender Diversity, Leadership, Women As Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I’ve been a long-standing advocate for bringing gender balance to corporate leadership through our Women As Leaders course. So I was pleased to read the recent news that California may become the first US state to impose a quota for the inclusion of women on [...]

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August 2018

Why political leaders should undergo the same scrutiny as senior business leaders

By |2018-08-17T14:54:28+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Founder Insights, Psychometrics|Tags: , , |

It seems that not a day goes by now without another senior politician resigning, losing their job or causing controversy with their actions and comments. The UK Government is in a state of flux as cabinet ministers fail to agree on Brexit. And with the US President [...]

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July 2018

How can we get more women into the boardroom?

By |2018-07-18T13:52:02+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Founder Insights, Gender, Gender Diversity, Leadership, Tips|Tags: , , , |

I was saddened and disappointed – but I have to admit, not surprised - to read recent reports that the UK’s largest companies are still failing to meet government targets to improve gender equality. Figures recently released by the Hampton-Alexander review, a government initiative to [...]

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The Elevator Pitch elevated

By |2018-07-04T10:00:21+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Confidence, Confidence at Work, Founder Insights, Tips|Tags: , , , |

You’ve all heard of an Elevator Pitch. You know it’s when someone asks about what you do in the lift to your office. Short and sweet, it should captivate before you exit. It’s often treated with some ribaldry but I would suggest it has a [...]

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May 2018

March 2018

International Women’s Day 2018

By |2018-03-12T10:21:56+00:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Come to the Front, Founder Insights, International Women's Day|Tags: , , |

Come to the Front Today I’m celebrating International Womens Day courtesy of the Post Office and in the illustrious company of Dame Fiona Woolf former Mayor of London and various other dignatories. My part of the proceedings was called ‘Come to the Front’ and the [...]

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February 2018

Willpower – Strategies for Successful Resolutions

By |2018-02-14T15:01:27+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Books, Founder Insights, Thought Leadership, Willpower|Tags: , , , , |

The end of January, start of February is a  crucial time for resolution enthusiasm to dribble away or die. Gyms empty by 3rd week in January, diets self-destruct and alcohol free becomes alcohol fuelled.  What we need is Willpower. Willpower, in a nutshell, is the [...]

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