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...

The Women’s Olympics

The Lord Davies Report may have galvanised us last year, but it’s the Olympics that have moved women – and gender diversity in sport – forward in giant leaps this year. While Team GB has astounded us with their medal-winning prowess, the major theme of London...

Quotas – 100% women

Businesswomen in Saudi Arabia have proposed a women-only city so that career minded women can have the privacy accorded them by Sharia customs. Creating 5,000 jobs, this will give women greater independence while observing gender separation at work. There will be...

Happiness

Averil was talking on BBC Radio 5 Live this morning about Happiness . . . .for several seconds! The Office of Statistics brings out a new report today about well being and health. Questions they have asked before include: How satisfied are you with your life nowadays?...

Happiness

Averil was talking on BBC Radio 5 Live this morning about Happiness…. for several seconds! The Office of Statistics brings out a new report today about well being and health. Questions they have asked before include: How satisfied are you with your life...

Up at the O2

One of my chief concerns about my clients is that they often have no time to reflect, to take stock of themselves their life and their surroundings. Meetings follow meetings. All is noise and urgency. There are times when you just need to look at things from a...

Up at the O2

One of my chief concerns about my clients is that they often have no time to reflect, to take stock of themselves their life and their surroundings. Meetings follow meetings. All is noise and urgency. There are times when you just need to look at things from a...

Give girls better role models

Last month the Girl Guide Association published a follow-up to its 2011 study: Girls Attitude Survey. More than half of the 11 to 21-year olds who responded think there aren’t enough female role models. You may think this is an outdated organisation, but surprisingly...

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