Women As Leaders

We extol the irrefutable business case that workplaces and board rooms are greatly enhanced by the presence of motivated, focused and influential women.

December 2018

Self-deprecation – 3 tips to stop belittling yourself

By |2018-12-21T09:38:04+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Confidence at Work, Women As Leaders|Tags: , , |

I used to self-deprecate habitually, saying things like: “With my luck, I’ll trip over, I’ll look stupid!” Then I realised self deprecation was just putting myself down before anyone else could. Women have a huge desire to be liked, and that can be an advantage [...]

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Could Imposter Syndrome be women’s biggest career challenge?

By |2018-12-04T16:48:41+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Confidence at Work, Gender, Key To The Boardroom, Thought Leadership, Uncategorized, Women As Leaders|

The former US First Lady Michelle Obama recently revealed she is among the many to suffer from ‘imposter syndrome’. "I still have a little [bit of] imposter syndrome, it never goes away, that you're actually listening to me,” she told an audience of girls at [...]

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A new year and new chapter for our leadership training

By |2018-12-20T16:22:50+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Leadership, Who We Are, Women As Leaders|Tags: , |

With a new year approaching, an exciting new chapter is beginning as we expand our leadership training services. This week, we are delighted to unveil our new brand. Our company name evolves to RTC Leadership & Coaching with a new logo and look across our [...]

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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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September 2017

Mind the Gap: Why Gender Diversity at Senior Levels is static or Getting Worse

By |2017-10-04T11:09:50+00:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Women As Leaders|Tags: , |

Why gender diversity at senior levels is static or getting worse We have trusted the BBC to know best when it comes to our viewing but it seems that no one used good judgement when it came to paying its top female talent. The BBC [...]

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September 2016

The Gender Bias Catch 22

By |2016-10-16T16:00:04+00:00September 21st, 2016|Categories: Women As Leaders|Tags: , |

The Gender Bias Catch 22 The other day I was reading a BBC Business article about female leaders being disadvantaged by media bias and it reminded me of an interview with Dame Stella Rimington, the first female controller of MI5, for my book Fast Track to the Top. [...]

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April 2016

Successful Female Leaders

By |2018-09-17T17:02:13+00:00April 7th, 2016|Categories: Women As Leaders|Tags: , , , , |

Successful Female Leaders I was invited to speak on two consecutive Women's Days to talk about Successful Female Leaders. One was simply not enough.  My speech was focused on the research I carried out into the skills that propelled 80 CEOs to the top of [...]

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March 2016

Overcoming Unconscious Gender Bias

By |2016-08-23T11:01:21+00:00March 28th, 2016|Categories: Women As Leaders|Tags: , , , |

Overcoming Unconscious Gender Bias I was speaking at a seminar with a major banking group recently. There were 100 women in the audience with a scattering of supportive men. This bank is spending a great deal of money on helping women reach their potential within [...]

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February 2016

9 Top Tips for Women’s Confidence

By |2016-04-14T21:58:58+00:00February 8th, 2016|Categories: Women As Leaders|Tags: , , , |

9 Top Tips for Women's Confidence What is it about Women's Confidence? Career, Confidence and Charisma are all a must in today's business world and yet women often find it hard to develop the confidence that often comes so naturally to men. I interviewed 80 Chief [...]

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January 2016

Women and Leadership – get heard!

By |2016-04-14T22:01:00+00:00January 25th, 2016|Categories: Women As Leaders|Tags: , , |

Women and Leadership - Get Heard! I have worked with many groups of women over the years and none more senior than an IT female network last week. These spirited, illustrious women admitted to a crises of confidence, feelings of isolation and frustration as they [...]

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