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18 March 2018 A century after the start of women’s suffrage in Britain, we still cannot take women’s hard-won rights for granted. I explain why, and what the implications are, in this column.
26 January 2018 What can we do to change how ‘power’ is perceived? The question is made even more urgent in the face of widespread accusations of abuse by men in positions of power – the latest being the repugnant … Continue reading
14 Nov 2017 As recent events have highlighted, the gender divide at work is a continuing concern, and one that holds back economic progress. Does the future of work signal positive change? Will digital transformation narrow the gender gap in … Continue reading
24 Oct 2017 Newsweek has just published a thoroughly researched and readable report, Achieving Results: Diversity & Inclusion Actions with Impact, by specialist consultants Veronika Hucke and Lisa Kepinski. There’s a section on flexibility at work, and an interview I … Continue reading
17 Oct 2017 In this column I write about the importance of humility in leaders, and why, despite being out of fashion, it is a key ingredient for long-term success. First published by IWE, September 2017
24 August 2017 The devastating Grenfell Tower fire in London revealed ignorance of the vast divide between rich and poor in Britain’s ‘advanced economy’. If we know little about the everyday struggles and dangers of people in our neighbourhoods, what does … Continue reading
11 May 2017 In my latest IWE column, I write about the continuing discriminatory practice of obliging women to wear high heels at work, and some useful ways of tackling it.
13 March 2017 Encouraging more women to take up careers in science, technology, engineering and maths, and to stick with them, would do much to address serious skills shortages in these areas. In my latest column for IWE, I investigate … Continue reading
24 January 2017: Employee networks can be a powerful way to influence change in corporate culture. Or they can be ineffectual. A lot depends on how they are positioned. This column examines new research into what works, and what doesn’t, … Continue reading