Keeping a Smile in the Face of ‘Victim’ or ‘Whinger’ Mentalities

How to manage a smile when colleagues, clients (or anyone else) have a ‘victim’ or permanently whingeing mentality? Keeping a smile when all around you is driving you up the wall is a skill! It is also a frame of mind…  You can also take several actions to improve this situation. Firstly, if it is…

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Karen Sands: Ageism in the Workplace and Ageism in Empowerment

Join us today with our guest Karen Sands, leading gerofuturist and thought leader on the longevity economy and ageless ageing. . We will be discussing : – GeroFuturists. What they are, what they do and how they affect our future. – What we can do to combat the challenges of being pushed to one side…

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How to be a Leader – The Alternative View

Whitney Wolfe is a confident and strong minded female who originally worked on the launch of the highly successful dating site Tinder which has an estimated 50 million users.  She eventually became its Vice President of marketing. Whilst climbing the career ladder, Ms Wolfe also formed a relationship with Tinder’s co-founder. Unfortunately both work and…

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Biting the bullet!

Sometimes we have to just bite the bullet and make decisions, or take actions which are the ‘least bad’ or help with damage control – and often from causes through no fault of our own. I always find this difficult, I used to pass through the stages of burying my head in the sand, beating…

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Rejecting harassment – a must for the curriculum

The very positive outcome of the current sexual harassment furore regarding Harvey Weinstein and the film industry, is that the door is now wide open for women or men to take action when subjected to this.  The natural reaction, especially in the popular climate of ‘name and shame’, of spreading the word loud and clear,…

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Prestige, fame, wealth or to thine own self be true?

I have recently been offered an opportunity to work in quite a prestigious environment, as a recognised expert and which will garner me a certain amount of recognition, dare I say fame, in my field and maybe even a few others. It will probably also lead to significant material benefits. When this happened I was…

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Bernadette Phillips: The Need for Transformational/Conscious Leadership to Support Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

Join us today with our guest Bernadette Phillips, sociologist, social activist, broadcaster, radio presenter, poet and motivational speaker. . We will be discussing : – Transformational and Conscious Leadership. How we can use communication and collaboration to become better leaders. – Impact of Transformational/Conscious Leadership on Women roles in corporate business or as entrepreneurs. Choices…

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When a New Door Opens…

Love is in the air everywhere I look around Love is in the air every sight and every sound And I don’t know if I’m being foolish Don’t know if I’m being wise But it’s something that I must believe in……. Well for me, romance is in the air – totally unexpected and unplanned! Most…

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Pamela Meekings-Stewart: Women in TV and Film, Career Choices, Independence + Change Management

Join us today with our guest Pamela Meekings-Stewart, award-winning film and television producer and director for documentaries and drama, a trained facilitator for HR and specialist in change management. . We will be discussing : – Groundbreaking work in film and tv. Docmentaries, Docu-dramas and Women in the idustry. – Pioneer attitude and character strengths.…

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Regrets, memories and channelling them to positivity

Regrets, memories and channelling them to positivity Do you feel regrets very often? I used to until one day I somebody asked me what did I think my life would be like had I followed on that route and would I prefer it to what I was doing today? Obviously, the question wasn’t very realistic…

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