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Episode #5

A breath of experience – operational experience, travel, working at global or national levels, gets you out of your comfort zone and gives you a bigger picture. Let me tell you why.

Episode #4

Have you ever wondered what it really takes to make it in the C-Suite?

Episode #3

"My empathy chip has been removed when it comes to women in middle management" said a seasoned Chief Operating Officer over dinner on a Wednesday evening. This conversation revealed some home truths about the things that hold women back in their career.

Episode #2

We all have stories to tell. This is one of mine.

Episode #1

My tale begins when I was a debilitatingly shy schoolgirl, the youngest of six girls in a family that did not see beyond traditional roles for women. Through my own story and my conversations with women in the C-Suite, I explore the secrets to success in the corporate world.

Personal Due Diligence for Aspiring Female Directors

For female executives and professionals, pursuing a career as a director can be a professionally and personally rewarding choice. However, those planning such a transition need to review their career strategy and put in place the appropriate plans well in advance.

Workplace Sexual Harassment, the Power Pinch, and Don’t be One of Those Girls

John Oliver's piece on Workplace Sexual Harassment is mandatory viewing for women and men.

Why One Piggy Bank is Not Enough

The piggy bank is without a doubt the most common gift children are given to help them make their first steps into the world of money.

How do I get my organisation to support my development?

(And get financial support to attend training and development activities)

Women, Confidence and Alternatives to Faking it ’til You Make It

Confidence, we know when we have it and we know when it is absent but have you ever given thought to how ‘it’ arrives and disappears?

Business Is Not Leisure But Might Be Pleasure!

One of the biggest mistakes that are made socially can be miss reading the difference between leisure and pleasure.