Career women: It takes a village to raise a child

A very personal  story  by  Averil  Leimon They say ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ yet many modern women seem to assume almost total responsibility for the survival and well-being of their infants with a secondary role somewhere for the father. I meet women all...

Women – confident or arrogant? It’s a choice

My heart sank recently when working with a group of young women. They were fantastic, talented, vibrant but yet again talking about how low their confidence was especially when it came to putting themselves and their ideas forward. Time and again women talk of this...

CEO for a Day! – New research on culture change

Today White Water Group presented the findings of its latest research project: CEO for a Day! We asked UK executives how they saw the future for business and how company culture should change to support this. The result is a mix of modernised business principles and...

Going down in the world?

Waiting for the lift on the 30th floor, I met a middle aged man. We got chatting. By the time we reached ground level, he had told me that he had spent his life ensuring that he had enough now in the way of riches. Rather than just amassing more wealth, he felt he...

White Water Group – 10 years on

This October we celebrate our 10th birthday at White Water. So, we aren’t going to share our usual deep thoughts on leadership. Instead, we thought we would give you the small birthday gift of our own learning. These are 10 reflections not the 10 commandments … 10...

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