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Female Leaders
Boardroom
28
Nov

Let’s redress the balance in 21st century business & get more women in to senior roles

It is my belief that personal branding can redress the balance for women in business. As someone who builds personal brands, I love spotting trends and patterns. Although my methodology doesn’t change, the approach and output can vary greatly depending on the client but one thing I’ve noticed time and time again is the questions...
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Don't Stop Us Now PodcastDSUN-logo-tile+podcast_300dpi featured
03
Jul

New international podcast aims to smash barriers and pave the way for women’s leadership, career success and innovation

What do Google, Fast Company and the World Economic Forum have in common? Key innovative female leaders recognised by all these organisations and more, are featured in a new podcast that shares extraordinary career stories and advice with the aim of inspiring other women to take action. Sydney board directors and leadership and innovation advisors,...
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25
Apr

Five secrets to cultivating a stand-out leadership style

If you were asked to draw an effective leader would you draw a man or a woman? According to a recent New York Times article, numerous studies have shown that most people (women and men) will draw a man. This has led organisational psychologists to conclude that getting noticed as a leader in the workplace...
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18
Apr

How companies can help women be confident and lead the change they need

Companies today have many challenges, and mission critical is their ability to manage change.  As Charles Darwin reportedly said – “it is neither the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one that is most adaptable to change”.  But how can companies keep up with change when its rate and...
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12
Mar

Women wearing ‘heavy’ make-up less likely to be viewed as a good leader

Women who wear ‘heavy’ make-up are less likely to be viewed as a good leader, according to new research. The research, conducted by Abertay University, revealed that the amount of make-up a woman is wearing can have a negative impact on perceptions of her leadership ability. Participants in the study were asked to view a...
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Future Leaders
09
Mar

Women leaders should be the norm rather than the exception

The significant potential of women to strengthen the global economy, and to enhance the overall quality of life, is now being acknowledged worldwide. Progress indeed has been made in recent years, as far as promoting deserving and aspiring women executives in the organisations is concerned. Still, much remains to be done. A major reason for...
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08
Mar

Empowering future female leaders through an MBA

According to the FT’s 2018 ranking, women make up an average of 42 percent of MBA participants at the top ten US Business Schools and 36 percent at the top ten European schools.  Diversity in the classroom is essential as classrooms need to reflect a realistic and global working environment for participants, not only in terms of nationalities and age, but also gender.  One of women’s concerns about business education...
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Future Leaders
22
Feb

Why are women naturally better suited to 21st century leadership

In the 20th Century, traditional leaders predominantly led in a way that could be characterised as an authoritarian one; ‘know everything and tell people what to do’. In a world that changed relatively slowly, knowledge was power. 30 years ago a leader could hold in their heads about 75% of the information needed to do...
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