Happy International Women’s Day! I’ve had a few thoughts on where have been able to make progress empowering women. In particular in the workplace it’s focused solely on encouraging women to ‘Lean In’ to the boardroom table, without recognising what men can learn from women. I love my research, and one in gender studies known as the Athena Doctrine has highlighted a set of desirable traits for today’s business leaders that have been identified as feminine;
Is the world against you at the moment?
I feel that way with a bunch of unanswered emails and phone calls from clients waiting to kick things off, it’s far to easy to get frustrated and whinge about things. It’s great getting things off your chest, but that doesn’t actually solve things.
Article first appeared in Entrepreneur Middle East
Networking is often done wrong. A combination of limp handshakes, rushed business cards being given over before you can register what the person’s name is, and then a rehearsed spiel of what their title is and the company they work for. It’s confusing; it’s impersonal and self-effacing.
Can you believe that in the early 1970’s, dentists were almost exclusively male in the United States. The U.S. had the lowest percentage of women dentists in the Western World. And figures weren’t that great elsewhere; roughly half of the dentists in Greece were women, about one-third in France, Denmark, Sweden,
What do you believe to be important in your business and life?
It might be easy to say friends and family, but how much time do you actually put into seeing them and how are you prioritizing them? Your personal values can be a huge source of happiness so what you do and the way you behave must align.
Feeling focused on your business. Having the tools to get out of your comfort zone. And the most confident — and successful — year of your life…
Sound like another ‘New Year, New You’ nonsense piece?
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It’s already the middle of January so if you rang in the New Year with a slew of resolutions that this is going to be the year you accomplish your goals… you better have a plan!
New Year’s resolutions are always (and I do mean always) easier said than done, which is why I prefer to set goals.
The Salad Jar has launched its products at Spinneys and Waitrose, moving from app delivery into retail! It’s a huge move for founder, Danielle Sallam, who will aim to expand The Salad Jar’s recipe selection and product line in the near future. Spinneys and Waitrose will start by stocking its top six selling salad jars to meet the growing rise of plant based diets and it’s timed perfectly with the New Year and resolutions to eat healthy.
Look at any life coach, aspirational blogger or even yogi on social media and the term “self-care” has become one of the most used words and hashtags. It usually is paired with images of scented candles, face masks, healthy bowls and cups of herbal tea. Don’t get me wrong, they promote essential aspects of health and body positivity but I want to share with you five elements you should include in your life,
Earlier in this week, Kensington Palace announced the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. An engagement is always lovely news but as a royalist myself, I was thrilled when the breaking news sign flashed up on TV during an early morning feeding session with the boys! In addition to the photocall,