Just for today, let’s drop the conversation about: how far women still have to go when it comes to battling inequality, how the pay gap continues to prevail, why there are not enough women in board rooms, and how glass ceilings hold so many females back from reaching their … [Read more...] about Revolutionary Potential – International Women’s Day
As I revel in a day that celebrates love, I am left wondering why it is so frowned upon to love in the workplace? Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mean misguided workplace romances or risqué encounters at the office party; but showing people that we work with every single day: genuine compassion, … [Read more...] about It’s all about love – Happy Valentine’s Day
If you are sitting at a desk in an open plan office, take thirty seconds to look left and right and think about those around you. It is likely your workplace has experienced one of the following recently; merger, redundancy, restructure or a significant cut in hours for many staff. While this plays … [Read more...] about Recalibrating the Recession
At a recent Women Entrepreneurs event Rita Beckwith, of City Cruises, talked about the roller coaster journey to building her multi million pound company. One key point she mentioned to her success was ‘risk’. Rita, like many of her peers, has gambled and made some uncertain choices that have paid … [Read more...] about Risk it all?
I have recently been undertaking some fascinating interviews with female breadwinners. My interviews are not complete and I haven’t analysed the findings yet, but one thing that seems to stand out is that you cannot have it all. For some this is a tough pill to swallow, for others it is … [Read more...] about You can’t have it all