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Is This The Best Job Description Ever?

Posted on August 14th, 2018 by

Avivah Wittenberg-Cox and I follow each other on Twitter. I am a long time fan of this woman who champions gender equality across the globe and heads up a very successful business helping other companies benefit from being gender balanced. So when she was advertising for new jobs I couldn’t resist looking and what I read amazed me. Best Job Description ever? What do you think?

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Does a B+ Make You Drop Out? Plus, Films for women (or not)

Posted on May 9th, 2018 by

How confidant are you feeling today? I use ‘today’ advisedly because confidence is not something static; it’s mercurial. Some days we are fully of it, others, not so much… Lack of confidence is frequently offered as a reason why women don’t progress into senior management. Hmm, Quite possibly along with unconscious bias, and very conscious bias!

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Women Scientists’ Voices are Being ‘Drowned Out’

Posted on April 27th, 2018 by

Yet another piece of research highlighting how the odds are stacked against women in the world of work. This time it’s female scientists who are far less likely to get a fair crack of the whip at conferences, which in turn, affects their careers. It’s time to change and to loudly challenge that unconscious bias. Channel Millicent!

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The End of the Affair… ?

Posted on March 27th, 2018 by

While it’s comforting and reassuring to have your view and lifestyle choices approved by others is it actually good for us? How often do you listen to people who challenge you, who question your cherished views? And has Facebook passed its sell by date? Oh, and my views on Germaine Greer. Plus, check out the early booking of RenewYou offer!

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Where Do Men Get Credit But Women Don’t? Or, what to do when no one is listening

Posted on February 26th, 2018 by

If you have ever had your ideas at work ignored then you will be fascinated by this little gem of research. Who’d have thought that ‘promotive’ ideas from men gain them status and credibility but…similar ideas from women do not. What can we do? Well, I have a few ideas for you and it isn’t about behaving like a man.

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Meet Natalie Fee, Making a Real Difference. Be Inspired!

Posted on January 31st, 2018 by

Natalie Fee is an amazing woman. She heard about plastic pollution and like most of us was appalled. But unlike most of us she changed her life to do something about it. She is an inspiration. This is her talk at TedX Bristol. You will look at your toilet differently, I promise!

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