Weaving business and people together

Sponsors and mentors, bacon and eggs.

December 15th, 2017

 

It’s one of the topics du jour, the lack of women at senior levels. Researchers report, with frustration, that despite addressing the problem in multiple ways over many years, numbers remain lower than we all want. From the obvious means of rational persuasion about the business benefit, target-setting, offering women development, making promotion and HR… read more

 

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

 

Gowns, mortar board and hoods.

June 16th, 2016

 

Here is a guest blog from an old friend whom I consulted about the upcoming big day in our family, my daughter’s graduation. Her advice was so sound that I thought a few others might benefit. My friend wishes to remain anonymous but I can assure you – she absolutely knows what she is talking about.… read more

 

Cornflakes and confidence.

May 24th, 2016

 

Every now and again, instead of rolling my eyes at my son’s fascination with jungle and austerity-based reality TV shows, I sit on the sofa and join in. There’s a Bear Grylls survival series on at the moment, where a group of women and a group of men were dropped, separately and unknown to each… read more

 


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