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You’re Not Listening

In a culture of interruption, have we lost the ability to listen? What does that mean for effective communication in virtual meetings?

It’s time to get serious about working from home

It’s time to get serious about working from home

So it’s official, working from home (or ‘wfh’ as it’s now called) is here for the foreseeable future.  The latest spikes in Covid-19 around the world have spelled out very clearly that the notion of returning to the office even part-time is not happening any time...

Taking the ‘careering’ out of your career

Taking the ‘careering’ out of your career

As redundancy looms large on the horizon for thousands of employees, getting ahead of setbacks like this can help speed up your personal recovery and future proof your career. If you make the time now to the lay the foundations, you will be better able to harness your resilience and continue to move forward with your career plans.

The power of Women supporting Women

The power of Women supporting Women

We’ve been running women’s leadership and career programmes for a few years now, what we’re always struck by is the power of the group dynamic. Bringing a group of women together  with a common purpose in our experience creates an atmosphere that is supportive,...

Are you suffering from mid-career madness?

Are you suffering from mid-career madness?

Mid-career can be an uncomfortable place to be. At this career stage, women in particular can feel slightly adrift: their best made plans may have taken a back seat or they are struggling to work out where they want to head next. We call this mid-career madness and we can help…

What’s holding you back in your career?

What’s holding you back in your career?

Quite often for the women that we work with it’s confidence to take the leap or make the next step. They are often so focused on doing a good job that they don’t find the time to look to the future and think about where they want to go in their career.

Leading through change

Leading through change

The last few months have bought massive change to the way that we work, adapting and evolving is more important than ever to a company’s success. Leaders are having to embrace change and try new things whilst preparing for an uncertain future.

We need to reframe “ageism”

We need to reframe “ageism”

We need to reframe “ageism”, the experience of an employee is an asset to an organisation, not a liability. A combination of the fresh perspective and energy of youth combined with the expertise and experience of older employees should be a winning formula. Ageism is...

So you want to be a mentor?

So you want to be a mentor?

Mentoring is a great way to learn new things, provide support and develop people.  It is also one of the most effective ways to redress inequality in the workplace.   There are benefits for all involved, including...

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