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Why So Few Women on Boards? No Change in 10 Years!

Posted on November 21st, 2017 by

Another report on how little has changed with recruiting women on boards. In fact, no change to speak of in 10 years. What is happening? Businesses know that greater diversity means greater profits. The business case is well made. What can we do?

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Angry People Are Not Always Wise

Posted on November 13th, 2017 by

This week I’ve been pondering on the topic of getting angry. Is it good for us? Does it help us get our voices heard, or does it make victims of us? Can we use anger as a force for good, and does not getting angry mean we have given in?

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Why Women Need Men…Young Men.

Posted on November 8th, 2017 by

Recent reports show that young men are getting behind the gender equality message. They know that organisations that embrace this message make life better for everyone. Gender equality is not just a women’s issue, it’s our issue. Time to leave ‘Women’s Groups’ at work behind?

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How Weinstein is Helping Professional Women…Weirdly

Posted on October 31st, 2017 by

The recent revelations of the abuse of women by men like Weisntsein, MPs, etc, have sparked a slew of sensationalist media coverage. The backlash begins. Women are being blamed for allowing the abuse. This is a story that must not be allowed to go away. Seize the moment.

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Sophie Slavin – Inspirational Woman

Posted on October 24th, 2017 by

Sophie Slavin set up her own business in social media. Before that she took her pony into hospices (yes, really) and appeared in Sherlock Holmes. She is a single parent (with a supportive father) and is passionate about being a good role model to her daughter. And she has a hobby horse. I mean her hobby is her horse!

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7 Days That Rocked My World

Posted on October 13th, 2017 by

It’s been a strange week for women. The Weinstein abuse story breaks and sympathy abounds. Then the backlash. Why didn’t they tell? Let’s get to our comfortable space of blaming the women. And then, amazingly, we begin to listen to the women. Really listen.

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