Do you know how little you control your every action? Every person you interact with is a role model, and each interaction changes your behaviour, mood, outlook and makes you human. But we’re losing this – our capability to be human – through our modern existence. Watch and learn how you can change that not only that for your benefit but for the sake of humanity. … More How Unexpected Role Models Make us Human
I’m so excited that Mirror Thinking How Role Models Make Us Human is out 2 weeks today (9th July) in the UK. It’s coming to the rest of the world in September. Here’s a very short (3 min) video I put together about the book. Please do comment and share if you think you know … More Mirror Thinking
The very first episode of Dot to Dot ‘Behind the Person’ with my friend and mentor Brenda Trenowden CBE. … More Episode 1 of Dot to Dot Behind the Person
This week I’m launching my podcast Dot to Dot Behind the Person. The first two episodes are with my amazing mentor & Global co-Chair of the 30% Club Brenda Trenowden CBE and Editor in Chief of Marie Claire Andrea Thompson. We’re starting with Women’s Empowerment setting the tone. There are many more topics and people … More Launch of Dot to Dot Podcast
When I first started my career I worked for a management consultancy so didn’t experience the over bearing bosses close up, but a close friend of mine went to work for BHS. Fresh in and excited it was then that she came across Philip Green who she was utterly terrified of. He would swoop into … More Leadership and the Brain
Sanity is a myth, none of us are sane, yet insanity feels scary, foreign and a million miles from the life that most of us lead. Insanity conjures up images of mental asylums, white coats, sedated patients, a ‘one flew over the cuckoo’s nest’ hive of panic-stricken individuals. Our 19th and 20th century foray into … More The Myth of Sanity
What I’ve seen in my many years working with ‘successful’ people from different walks of life is that we often don’t notice what we’re good at. That sounds odd right? But when we’re good at something it just feels like something we do and because it comes easily we forget that it’s not something that … More Is it right under your nose?
The week before last I went to the House of Commons with eighty ‘game changing’ ladies. We discussed the need for women to put their message forward, to speak up, to put their hand up – however scared we may feel. But it’s really not easy…… Eleven years ago, I struggled into motherhood. The last … More Be the change that you wish to see in the world….
From leaders to the rest of us, we all need Emotional Resilience, but what is it and why? … More ‘Bounce-Back-Ability’ aka Emotional Resilience
Well maybe popular is not the right word, in a Reuters/IPSOS poll only 6% of people who were asked ‘What is your primary reason why you are supporting him?’ responded to the option ‘I like him personally’. But this makes the question ever more intriguing, why are people voting for him? I gave a talk … More Why is Trump so Popular?