Posts tagged with «role models»

TIME TO JOIN THE DOTS PLEASE!

  Be the change you want to see in the world. Wise words but they require an incredible amount of self-awareness and self-discipline to live by. I spend my working week talking to and about the need to raise the aspirations of teenage girls in the UK. This inevitably leads to debates around self-esteem, body […]

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Resilience Is A Gift That Must Be Earned

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I find myself in conversation with tentative and fearful ‘would be’ entrepreneurs rather a lot at the moment. The main topic is how hard it is to grow a business these days, the risks are too plentiful and they spend all day thinking about it and poised for action but wavering over the first fence. […]

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THE GLASS CEILING IS FAST BECOMING A RED HERRING

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Time to change the message ladies.  Our campaigning for parity at the top is no longer just about glass ceilings, it is about empty pipelines too as the talent pool  continues to dry up (see my previous blog on this subject  http://janekenyon.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/corporate-uk-why-do-women-walk-away/)  and the corporate sector does very little to empower and equip  girls with […]

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