Posted on January 27th, 2015 by Jane
Amazingly, some people will be shocked to see the above picture, yet not bat an eyelid when glamorous young women are featured daily with airbrushed, impossibly perky bosoms (see previous blog post). It’s a funny old world, isn’t it? Laura Dodsworth has a wonderful project underway with a book launching in May. She’s interviewed 100 women about their breasts and their lives, and each agreed to having a photo taken, not photo-shopped, uplifted, shaded or plasticised in any way.
Posted on February 28th, 2014 by Jane
I was browsing again through my copy of ‘A Woman’s Place is in the Boardroom’ by Peninah Thomson & Jacey Graham (Palgrave Macmillan) when I came across the chapter on using personal power and charm. I really like their 9 etiquette points and thought I’d share them with you: Write those ‘thank you’ letters for help given to you or kindness shown to you. Don’t inadvertently be rude. Don’t just observe the courtesies; be courteous and well mannered always. Try
Posted on February 3rd, 2014 by Jane
Since I began licensing RenewYou, my one day personal development course for women, I’ve had enquiries from the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Greece, Bangkok, New York, Atlanta, New Jersey, and of course, the UK. I am both thrilled and humbled by the interest and obviously enormously pleased. It’s hard to believe that from a small beginning something rather wonderful is emerging that really is impacting on women’s lives. Some days I’m so excited I think I need weights on
Posted on January 28th, 2014 by Jane
This one nearly slipped by me so I’m very grateful to one of my RenewYou trainers for pointing it out to me. The Peter Principle has been around for some time and refers to men getting promoted to their level of incompetence. Professor Tom Schuller is working on a new principle which he calls the Paula Principle and which is getting a lot of attention. ‘Paula’ refers to women who are more often than not working below their level of
Posted on January 6th, 2011 by Jane
We all have assertiveness blind spots from time to time. being able to say what you really mean and think without being disrespectful of anyone else’s feelings is not always easy. Read on for a quick refresher on being assertive with ten tips to practise!
Posted on November 22nd, 2010 by Jane
In this article Jane answers the perennial question:
‘Why do you run so many of your courses only for women?’
The answer is relatively simple, men and women respond differently to personal development and have different needs. Read on to find out more.