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I have a ceiling fan in my office but you’d be amazed at how often I start working, the room gets hotter, and I suddenly look up and see my fan. It’s there all the time so why do I forget about it? That’s a question I often wryly ask myself: why do I let myself get all hot and bothered before remembering it? I guess it’s because I get so caught up and involved in what I’m doing that
How do we measure women’s leadership skills? I came across this quote in a piece about Petra Kelly, following my interview with Caroline Lucas. It’s referencing the fact that women may not want to play by the rules that suit most men. It has certainly given me food for thought so am sharing it with you here: Leadership of women is an especially complicated challenge when they are not imitating the rules of competition, authority structures, quotation circles, and power
I have a good friend who had the misfortune to suffer a life threatening illness. Thankfully she is now fine, but it left its mark in many ways, not least in how she views friends. When you are literally in a life or death situation you begin to reassess your priorities. One of the things my friend did was think hard about her circle of friends. Some had been brilliant been throughout her illness and some had not. She used
Caroline Lucas is one of a rare breed, a female Member of Parliament at Westminster. In addition, she is the only (thus far) elected MP for the Green Party. The Green Party is led by another woman, Natalie Bennett, which speaks volumes about Green party attitudes towards women and sets them apart from the main parties at Westminster. We talked in July 2014, just after the Conservative Prime Minister had introduced a few more women into Government. Coincidentally, not long
Do not panic; I have not suddenly strayed off piste into the world of marketing and advertising, although in truth it is a significant part of what I do, helping women realise just what they have to offer the world. Whenever I am coaching, or delivering a course, at some point you’ll probably hear me say: “It’s no good being good if no one knows that you are good” You may be Ms Wonderful at your job but if you