It’s Ok not to solve all your employees’ problems

At our Safe Space event in November, we explored the current tightrope leaders face, exacerbated by the impact of the recent pandemic. Namely executives expect their managers and their teams to deliver results. At the same time, after two years of turmoil, employees have experienced managers who lean in, are compassionate and connect with their humanity. Leaders andContinue reading “It’s Ok not to solve all your employees’ problems”

Safe Space: Walking the Tightrope as a Manager”

Managing in the new normal is like walking a tightrope. Some may argue that the role of manager has not changed, but the landscape and the expectations of people and organisations certainly has. So what support do we need to offer managers in order to help them do their jobs well? Most organisations have nowContinue reading Safe Space: Walking the Tightrope as a Manager”

Women’s leadership development – The Becoming Journey

The Becoming Journey turns women’s leadership development on its head. We  make a profound difference to women, helping them stand firmer and taller in the face of these challenges. Women leave with a clear sense of their self-worth, their purpose and their potential impact on the world. This, in turn, enables them to empower, influenceContinue reading Women’s leadership development – The Becoming Journey

Authentic leadership lessons from the world of jazz

A game of workplace bingo will surface the oft used trope “authentic leadership.” It’s a phrase bandied around in leadership circles and in HR teams. We mouth the words and espouse the need for our key employees to lead authentically. But be honest. Don’t we all struggle to really know how to do this? HappilyContinue reading “Authentic leadership lessons from the world of jazz”

Courage over confidence

“We need our women to be a bit more confident” “I’ve been told all I need is a bit more confidence” “I wish I could be more confident in myself” How many times have you heard phrases like the above?  How many times has someone given you this kind of feedback?  Maybe it was inContinue reading “Courage over confidence”

Webinar – Women in Banking & Finance

<span style=”font-family:Georgia”> With branches in Belfast, Bristol, London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham and Manchester, Women in Banking & Finance have reach all over the UK. They offer events that allow members and non-members access to the very best of industry thought, insight and education. Once this event is live to book, you will be taken toContinue reading Webinar – Women in Banking & Finance

If this is the world…what sort of mark do I want to leave on it?

Maybe you’ve been on furlough leave for several weeks; on the bench as some companies call it. You could be one of many on furlough in your organisation, perhaps the whole team is, but it’s a challenge not to let that little mouse of doubt gnaw away, whether based on fact or not. It is easy toContinue reading “If this is the world…what sort of mark do I want to leave on it?”