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helping woman featured
01
Nov

Have you helped another woman today? Are you really sure?

Ah, the sisterhood…Do you have a pussy hat? Check! Are you supportive of broad initiatives to help women? Check! Did you sign up for the workplace women’s mentorship scheme? Check! Now, I am not saying that these aren’t good things to do, but if we want big changes to happen, it is imperative to support...
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Ask Esther featured
26
Oct

Ask Esther…I’m being overlooked in this toxic atmosphere

Esther Stanhope is an international confidence speaker and communications expert. A former BBC producer she’s rubbed shoulders with the likes of Madonna, George Clooney, and many global leaders. She now helps talented women in business, like you, to speak up in meetings and conferences, get their voice heard and radiate charisma, confidence & gravitas. If...
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retreating from the world featured
18
Sep

Retreating from the world – an idea for stressed business women

A human being is made up of mind, body and spirit and according to two of my friends, my spirit level is low. I’m a practical person. Give me flour and I will make bread without thinking about where the flour came from and other similar deep thoughts. I needed to find my spirituality they...
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a New Normal Square featured
11
Sep

Have we reached our limit with quotas? | A New Normal

As an organisation, saying that you’re going to fix your gender balance issue by imposing quotas is like dropping a lit match in a fireworks factory – initially visually spectacular, but ultimately destructive. Let me explain why… I’ve had a number of conversations over the last couple of years about quotas as a tool for...
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Ask Esther featured
10
Sep

Ask Esther…What do you wear when you’re under pressure & IN the spotlight?

Esther Stanhope is international speaker and communications expert. A former BBC producer she’s rubbed shoulders with the likes of Madonna, George Clooney, Theresa May and Boris Johnson. She now helps talented people in business, like you to speak up in meetings and conferences, get their voice heard and radiate charisma, confidence, gravitas and credibity. If...
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a New Normal Square featured
04
Sep

Why inclusion requires a leap of imagination | A New Normal

The business case is clear: Diverse organisations are more likely to be profitable and productive (as cited by McKinsey in their report “Why Diversity Matters”). Deloitte noted in their report “Waiter, is that inclusion in my soup?” that employees who feel included at work are significantly more likely to be high achievers, and to feel...
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Back to School featured
03
Sep

Summer is over…get ready to go “back to school”

The last weekend of August in the UK is a very sad time. Heartbreaking really. It means that the days of drinking on the beach, relaxing and long-haul flights are gone. Summer is over. So, what are you going to do about it? Cry and feel sad or use this as a time for renewal?...
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a New Normal Square featured
31
Aug

Choose your words carefully…The Magnificent Seven for inclusive job ad writing | A New Normal

In a recent report, the BBC shared some insights around choosing your words carefully when you’re writing a job advertisement. A job ad might sound like a small thing when it comes to your employer brand, and it might feel as though it has very little impact on the balance of diversity in your organization....
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