Weaving business and people together

Cisterns, systems and symbolic gestures.

April 3rd, 2017

 

I’ve just spent a delightful 3 days working with a group of Nordic people, just outside lovely Copenhagen. I’ve always found it very easy to work with Scandinavians, not least because of their ability to speak English so brilliantly, so that even in the more challenging territory of emotions they can express what they need… read more

 

Bias, partnership and blue patent brogues.

November 3rd, 2015

 

Why it can be hard for women to get on in professional services firms. I’ve been doing some really interesting projects recently with professional service companies, developing women leaders. I’ve really loved the work and it has led me to delve into the subject of unconscious bias. What particularly interests me is the intersection between… read more

 

Is this your wheelbarrow Rene?

August 4th, 2015

 

Imagine going to the zoo and seeing lions forced to sit in the same confined, indoor space for hours, staring at small screens, breaking only to join other lions in crowded small rooms to stare at numbers and account for their behaviour. We’d be utterly outraged. However, I have a very vivid memory of visiting… read more

 

On being very ordinary.

June 26th, 2015

 

Like many others, I was very saddened by the untimely death of Charles Kennedy, an ex-leader of a political party in the UK. Many fine words have been written about his character and qualities. I had no personal connection with him so I won’t presume to add to those, but I’d like to comment a… read more

 


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