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How to Make Your Dream Come True!

Posted on October 16th, 2013 by

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

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Women – 51% of the Population But Where Are They? The female cloak of invisibilty…

Posted on October 9th, 2013 by

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.

Women, Are You Being Paid Fairly? 3 Tips

Posted on August 6th, 2013 by

The stats tell us that generally women get paid less than men. Sometimes it’s because  jobs occupied primarily by women are accorded a lesser status, and sometimes it’s because companies pay men more because they ask for more, or because they have an inbuilt gender bias. I have worked with several women who have found out by accident that their male counterparts were being paid more for the same job and they were incensed. So what can you do? 1.Well,

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Periods? Don’t Men-tion Them!

Posted on August 2nd, 2013 by

I have just been ‘introduced’ to this  funny video riposte by ‘Newsnibbles’ via Twitter, although it was made last year I somehow managed to miss it. It highlights very well the fact that women’s issues are not up for general discussion and some are simply unmentionable and taboo subjects, even in the 21st century. Like menstruation for example. It wasn’t that long ago that sanitary products weren’t even allowed to be advertised on TV, for goodness sake! Their entry into

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Banknote Victory, But Why…?

Posted on July 25th, 2013 by

I am so pleased to hear the news that the Bank of England has agreed to put a woman, Jane Austen, on the new £10 bank note. Currently there is only one woman represented on Bank of England notes (Scotland have their own), and she is due to be removed, yet a large part of me is muttering what the hell is going on?  I supported the campaign wholeheartedly (I even donated twice!) but I just can’t believe that at

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#In My Gender Equal World

Posted on July 15th, 2013 by

Gender equality is something I’m passionate about; or possibly more accurately women getting a fair deal in society (all societies) without having to behave like men to progress, or having to dress a certain way, or having different criteria and standards applied to them. It’s one of the reasons I wrote RenewYou and why I finally decided to licence it to other trainers to get it out to get the ‘confidence‘ message to as many women as possible. I know

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