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November 2, 2016
Pope Francis
02
Nov

Pope Francis says ban on female priests will last forever

In some of his most conclusive remarks, Pope Francis told reporters on Tuesday that the Roman Catholic Church’s ban on women becoming priests is forever. He was holding a news conference on board a plane taking him back to Rome from Sweden, a tradition of his return flights from trips abroad. The pontiff made the...
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02
Nov

Almost half of British women have been patronised at work

Almost half of British women have been patronised at work, according to a new study. The research, commissioned by Crunch Accounting, found that 41 per cent of women in the UK experience patronising behaviour within the workplace. The study also found that one in ten were feeling patronised within their current role. Women aged 25...
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Power
02
Nov

Pathways to power

What is power? And why do we want it? The lack of clarity over these two simple questions is the source of many imposter syndromes, mid-life crises, and dreams deferred. We tend to think of power in terms of wealth, social status, and titles. The unquestionable desirability of external sources of power has been marketed...
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02
Nov

2016 Rising Star winner celebrated at the Pride of Britain awards

A former Rising Star winner was celebrated at the Daily Mirror’s annual Pride of Britain awards last night. Francesca Brown, managing director and CEO of Goals4Girls, was presented with the Prince’s Trust Young Achiever Award by Dame Maggie Smith and HRH Prince Charles in a star-studded ceremony. Brown has overcome depression and family troubles to...
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02
Nov

Returning Talent Programme opens for applications | Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Applications are now open for Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s seventh UK Returning Talent programme. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, in partnership with the Executive Coaching Consultancy, is looking to attract individuals with a financial services background including but not limited to: business, project or relationship management; banking operations; technology; and compliance. Specifically, the company...
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02
Nov

Eight ways to combat stress at work

by Tam Johnston, The Mindologist from Fresh Insight Coaching National Stress Awareness Day is a great time for us to ‘self check’ and acknowledge the stress levels we experience on a day to day basis in the workplace. For some it’s none atall. For others it could be extreme, stopping them from doing their job...
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02
Nov

How to cope with workplace stress

With working lives that are busier than ever, and communication devices that keep us “switched on” at all hours of the day and night, it’s getting harder than ever to escape workplace stress. In fact, according to the most recent Labour Force Survey (LFS) conducted by the UK’s Health and Safety Executive, there were 11.2...
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Ten Small Lifestyle Changes that Could Really Reduce Your Stress Levels
02
Nov

Feeling the strain? Seven ways to deal with stress

The occasional stressful event is part of life. Stress is the body’s way of helping us to focus so we can tackle the problem. When stress is ongoing, whether it’s from work demands or taking care of everybody else – it can take its toll on the body. Chronic stress can result in all sorts...
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