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#Mentoring – an ancient practice for modern day #female #educational #leaders
The world
of female educational leadership is on fire! Over the last couple of years,
thanks to the work of #WomenEd and an increasing recognition that the time for
female leadership in education is NOW, women and men alike have been looking at
ways in whic...
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Why we can all unleash our inner #WonderWoman
I recently watched the Wonder Woman block buster and, Hollywood clichés notwithstanding, thoroughly enjoyed it. Not only did I go with a female friend who - like me - rejoiced at the opportunity of finally seeing a female hero on screen. More than that, I l...
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Why #Authentic #Leaders Are Not Perfectionists
Do leaders strive for perfection? I was asking my self this question few days ago after listening on the radio to somebody who - despite having had the top role in the organisation -  talked about how doubts would surface regularly about her ability to lead...
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Why #Soft #Skills Are Top of Employers Lists (And Why We should call them #Leadership Skills!)
I was very pleased to see that in a recent report cited by the World Economic Forum  non cognitive skills are reported to be increasingly important to employers. More specifically it is being said that 'non-cognitive skills are also integral to educational ...
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The Power of Silent #Leadership
In this age of noise pollution and information overload I have found myself longing for moments of silence, away from everyday clatter. With silence comes mindfulness, reflection and learning as we take the time to stop and consider what is happening around...
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#IWD17 Is Upon Us...So What Can I Do About It?
#IWD17 is upon us and this year more than
ever is important to celebrate yes, but to also do something about it! The
theme in 2017 is   #beboldforchange … so especially (but – be warned - not exclusively!
) if you are a senior professional, whether a woman ...
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The Trouble With Empowerment
Online female magazine Broadsheet reported a couple of weeks ago that in her latest column for  Fortune,  Ellevest co-founder and CEO Sallie Krawcheck writes about why she's over so-called women's empowerment. "The term has always bothered me," she writes. ...
The Trouble With Empowerment
The Trouble With Empowerment
everydaymentor.co.uk
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Why I Set Up #Women in #Travel As Part Of My Commitment To Women
It wasn't a new year resolution as such, it just happened to take place in early January. In the first week of the new year 2017 my registration for Women in Travel CIC finally came through. CIC stands for Community Interest Company; in practical terms, it ...
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5 Leadership Skills We Will Need To Succeed In 2017
Yes, the end of the year has arrived. I don't know about you but as I reflect on the year just gone by, well, I can firmly say that 2016 had its number of challenges, both on a global and on a personal level. Some we were not ready to face or faced rather i...
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5 Leadership Skills Will We Need To Succeed In 2017
Yes, the end of the year has arrived. I don't know about you but as I reflect on the year just gone by, well, I can firmly say that 2016 had its number of challenges, both on a global and on a personal level. Some we were not ready to face or faced rather i...
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