Regular readers will know that I am an enthusiastic supporter of the charity WomanKind. We also have plans to deliver RenewYou to women in Ghana (on hold temporarily but not forgotten) so I was thrilled to read this recently in their regular updates: Progress in Ghana Towards Affirmative Action and Women’s Leadership Programmes Manager, Catherine Klirodotakou, has just returned from a visit to Ghana where she met with our partners, Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre (Gender Centre) and
Or to put it another way, to thine own self be true. No more to be said… RenewYou is my one day inspiring course for women. My next licensing course is in the Midlands in September. If you’re a trainer/coach with a passion for women’s development you’ll love it! More details.
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