Feminism – A Taboo Word?

FEMINISM – A Taboo word? Inspired by a feature in a well- known Sunday paper that proudly displayed a line of women of various ages, all in glamourous evening wear and all with incredibly courageous stories to tell.  The thing they have in common is that they all served in one or other of our…

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Dream Your Dreams – Then Bring Them Alive!

Dreaming is fun, passionate, inspirational and energising. It brings us alive and makes us feel good. It gives us hope, it relaxes us and it gives us the motivation to do things, to push boundaries, to step out of our comfort zone. In our dreams, we can increase our powers and our skills…  What if…

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Tulia Lopes: Assertive Communication for effective leadership + Defining the level of leadership development to go to the top

Join us today with our guest Tulia Lopes, communication and women’s leadership expert and international speaker with a background in architecture and IT. . We will be discussing : – Assertive Communication for effective leadership . The areas we should focus on. How we can use communication and collaboration to become better leaders. – Challenges…

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When the going gets tough… particularly professionally!

Do you find sometimes it is just too difficult to stay patient and positive? Particularly at work? Well I am sure it can be equally difficult at home… I had a situation like that this morning. Luckily it wasn’t a client but it was someone I was trying to help as a favour to someone…

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Alexis Costello: What is Empowerment without Mind-Body Health + What Specialized Kinesiology can do for Women!

Join us today with our guest Alexis Costello, a touch for health instructor, a SIPS (stress indicator points system) instructor, creator of the GEMS programme, publisher of Specialized Kinesiology Magazine and holistic practitioner. We will be discussing : – The importance of Mind-Body Health in empowerment. The way this leads to flourishing, how to improve…

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Alexis Costello: What is Empowerment without Mind-Body Health + What Specialized Kinesiology can do for Women!

Join us today with our guest Alexis Costello, a touch for health instructor, a SIPS (stress indicator points system) instructor, creator of the GEMS programme, publisher of Specialized Kinesiology Magazine and holistic practitioner. . . We will be discussing : – The importance of Mind-Body Health in empowerment. The way this leads to flourishing, how…

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Why Can’t A Woman Be Just Like A Man?

You may or may not be familiar with these words from a song in the musical My Fair Lady.  In this light-hearted musical, the character Professor Henry Higgins comes across as a bit of a sexist chappie to say the least, but of course our heroine Eliza Doolittle eventually triumphs by transforming from cockney flower…

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Where (and how) do you find inspiration?

So, this morning I am totally brain dead! Seriously apprentice zombie mode due to lack of sleep (still ill but getting better dog), rescheduling those clients I told you I cancelled due to the dog, 2 ever more imminent deadlines to meet and family about to arrive on me for holidays (ugh cleaning to do!)…

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Beth Bandler: Women in Very Male Sectors + Whether We Lose Respect and Femininity

Join us today with our guest Beth Bandler, chartered director, corporate lawyer, former C Suite Executive of global public companies, and company director. . We will be discussing : – Women working in very ‘male’ sectors. Mining and aerospace – do we have to behave like male clones or can we retain authenticity. Attitudes regarding…

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HerStory – Ruth Sacks: From France to Construction, Consultancy and Academia

‘Would you tell us your story? How you got to where you are?’ WomenUP (Anna) asked so here goes: My professional life is rooted in the desire to enjoy my work, its content, the people and its lifestyle and culture, to learn and develop, to have fun and earn enough to have some fun. At…

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