The power of Women supporting Women

The power of Women supporting Women

We’ve been running women’s leadership and career programmes for a few years now, what we’re always struck by is the power of the group dynamic. Bringing a group of women together  with a common purpose in our experience creates an atmosphere that is supportive,...
Don’t lose your mid-career women

Don’t lose your mid-career women

In a white paper on the challenges of mid-career for women, I read an analogy that resonated for me (spot the middle child!) Being a mid-career women is similar to middle child syndrome. You often feel ignored, you’re given short shrift, have to compete for attention,...
We need to reframe “ageism”

We need to reframe “ageism”

We need to reframe “ageism”, the experience of an employee is an asset to an organisation, not a liability. A combination of the fresh perspective and energy of youth combined with the expertise and experience of older employees should be a winning formula. Ageism is...
10 Benefits of maternity coaching for organisations

10 Benefits of maternity coaching for organisations

The maternity transition is a life event that can have a lasting effect on women’s careers.  Organisations that recognise and provide support at this time, stand to benefit hugely, in terms of productivity, performance and inclusion measures..  Here are the...
We still need maternity coaching – and here’s why

We still need maternity coaching – and here’s why

I (Al) have been providing maternity coaching for mothers at work for over 10 years.  I like to think I was a pioneer of this kind of coaching and have clocked up thousnds of hours whilst working with this group.  After all this time I’ve learned a thing or...