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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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April 2016

Humility at work. Is it a lost art?

By |2016-04-26T10:38:26+00:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: One2One Executive Coaching|Tags: , , , , , , |

Humility at work. Is it a lost art? There are a number of influences afoot which seem to undermine humility at work and turn this skill into a lost art. Firstly Television is riddled with egregious outpourings of egocentricity. The Apprentice is in a league [...]

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January 2016

A crisis of confidence at the top

By |2016-04-14T22:04:57+00:00January 18th, 2016|Categories: Key To The Boardroom|Tags: , , , , |

A crisis of confidence at the top I had been asked to deliver a seminar to a group of CEOs of medium to large organisations and met the organiser of events in the rarified atmosphere at the top of the Park Lane Hilton. I imagined [...]

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December 2015

Dressing for Success at Work – Irrelevant or Essential?

By |2016-04-14T22:38:02+00:00December 8th, 2015|Categories: Key To The Boardroom|Tags: , , |

Dressing for Success at Work – Irrelevant or Essential? Dressing for Success - I first suggested a Dress for Success course for executives in the US and was met with scorn from HR. What would people think of their organisation if it was deemed more [...]

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November 2015

A Snapshot of Unfairness – Employment and The Discovery of DNA

By |2016-04-14T22:40:03+00:00November 30th, 2015|Categories: Women As Leaders|Tags: , , , , |

A Snapshot of Unfairness – Employment and The Discovery of DNA Photograph 51, a play by Anna Ziegler in London’s West End starring Nicole Kidman, is a snapshot of unfairness towards women at work. Rosalind Franklin and her assistant Ray Gosling took the first clear [...]

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