From time to time I am asked by journalists for a quote or a comment on all things women and am usually very happy to oblige. Recently journalist, Jane Murphy, asked me for my thoughts on caring for a feature on allaboutyou.com, the website for Country Living, Good Housekeeping etc. It’s a topic close to my heart, and to Jane’s. I really like the resulting article and think you will too, especially if you have some caring responsibilities. It’s not
I have to apologise right now if a slightly smug tone pervades this post. I don’t think I feel smug; I do feel very happy but you know, when you write things down it can sound wrong… As to why I’m happy, more of that later. First a question for you. Do you have a long held, cherished dream? It’s a question I often ask when I’m running groups and women usually say yes. If you do, take it out
Number 5 – Negotiate Your Salary and Don’t Be Embarrassed If you’re employed, someone is paying you (if you’re self employed one hopes that is true too but it’ll be several people paying you!) The evidence is incontrovertible, men get higher pay than women. I’m sure that you’d agree this is wrong. There are a myriad of reasons but one of them is that women simply don’t ask for enough at the negotiation stage. Resolve not to be one of
Well, women got the vote in 1918 (or over 21s in 1928) and yet the BBC still make news in 2013 by actually having two women for the very first time presenting its flagship radio news programme, Today. Whoopidoodah BBC…perhaps. Is it a cause of celebration or one for scornful laughter. I can’t quite decide. I interviewed Sarah Montague, one of Today’s presenters and until this month the only female one, and she told me that the Today newsroom is
But women make up only… 22.5% of members of the UK parliament 15.6% of High Court judges 10% of bank CEOs 5% of national newspaper editors 0% of the bank of England Monetary Committee It’s unbelievable but it explains a lot. Source: The Fawcett Society Thinking of expanding your training business? Are you passionate about empowering women? I have a brilliant opportunity for you! To find out more, click here.