4 centuries of anger – time for a change?

This week I’ve been feeling angry. It started when I read the moving testimony of Mo Mowlam’s stepdaughter – who was, rightly, indignant that there was barely any mention of the vital role her extraordinary mother played in the creation of the Good Friday agreement in Northern Island. The agreement was pivotal to ending the [...]

By |2019-04-17T12:50:44+00:0016.04.2019|

5 reasons why leadership training doesn’t work

Think about the leaders who inspire you – the ones who’ve made the biggest difference in the world. The catalysts for social change, the humanitarians who ease suffering and promote equality, and the business leaders who’ve changed the way we interact with the world and each other. Was the impact they created fuelled by leadership [...]

By |2019-03-12T00:58:31+00:0006.03.2019|

Why is women’s leadership important in our world?

Female leadership matters. All other considerations aside, it results in better performance. Studies have shown that companies with greater gender diversity, not just among the workforce as a whole but specifically among senior leaders, are more profitable. So, the answer to the question “why is women’s leadership important in our world?”, the answer is simple: [...]

By |2019-03-12T00:58:31+00:0027.02.2019|

Why money is power – and how you can get more of it

Today I want to talk about money – because our economic power as women is something which I believe we absolutely have to turn around if we are serious about shifting the way the world works. Not just for ourselves but for our kids, for our families, and for the world at large. And there’s [...]

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