Diversity and inclusion

Stop Excluding – How to Foster a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion is a hot news topic and under the microscope for many organisations.  As with any of these things, it can become a case of ticking boxes rather than looking at what really needs to change – and that’s the culture of an organisation…and society! We all have a moral duty to create […]

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Why are women leaving your company?

“Why are women leaving your company?” is often answered with “Because they are taking a break from work to start a family”.  Those people are wrong.   Yes, some women do take time out from the careers from family life but the primary reason for the draining of female talent from organisations lies with companies themselves.  […]

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Career Visibility

Being Schooled on Presenting:  How Becoming a Skilled Presenter can make your Career

Inspiration On Wednesday night, I was fortunate enough to be asked to judge a public speaking competition for the Belfast branch of Soroptimist International. Wow.  Talk about inspirational.  Each talk was convincing, well-researched, and impactfully delivered. Powerful Imagery Kristen opened the talks with a powerful speech that was rich in imagery, thought-provoking, and delivered with […]

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Improve promotion prospects

From Cinderella to Career Success: 7 Ways to Stand out at Work

Have you ever felt like your career has stalled?  Or it’s chugging up the hill so slowly that you can barely feel it move? Do you ever ask yourself “What can I do to improve promotion prospects?” I often hear women saying ‘I should be further than this by now’.  I remember starting my first […]

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