CHARISMA on the curriculum?

Throughout my learning and working experience as an actress, I can remember more than once uttering the words ‘basically, you can either act, or you can’t’.  What I meant was that although there are some fundamental skills that need to be in place, the ability to convince an audience that you are a character other…

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THE 50+ SHOW – ‘Nul points’

Last Saturday (15th July) I ventured forth with only a handbag, pad and pen (remember those?) into the wilds of London’s Kensington Olympia to attend the 50+ Show.  Tempted not only by the offer of a free ticket but also by the exciting prospect that the 50+ Show, an event that I had attended a…

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The Business of YOU

The term ‘self empowerment’ may or may not be gramatically correct. It may sound like one of those ‘airy fairy’, new age faddy (is that a word?) expressions, that don’t seem to have a place in the mind or indeed the vocabulary of a self made business woman or one working in a competitive industry.…

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Saying No! Words and Empowerment

Great insight from Jules Bannister, our new roving reporter at WomenUP.  Visit Meet Jules to get to know her and hear about her background and experience. We are thrilled to have her as part of the team…   Saying No! Words and Empowerment I have read many articles and sections of self-help books proclaiming the…

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