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How do you get more senior female leaders?

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There was an interesting piece in this weekend’s Sunday Times which once again, bemoaned the fact that there were too few women in the most senior roles in organisations.

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Leadership lessons from two Scottish sporting stalwarts

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Two Scottish captains, two differing eras, what can today’s business leaders learn from two Scottish Rugby greats?

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The Leadership Paradox

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We are delighted to feature a guest post from John Beckford, Visiting Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering at University College London and in the Centre...

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Ikigai: a reason for being

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The well-being of an organisation and the well-being of its workers are inextricably linked.

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Leadership in the Digital Age

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Leadership is essential during times of change. A true leader is someone who can successfully guide an organisation, group or team through that change.

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A big tick for checklists

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This is an important book which is also a bit of a mixed bag. It’s oddly paced. It’s irritating to read. Yet it dispenses fascinating insights.

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Bridging the gender pay gap

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There was a great film on over the festive period early this year. “Made in Dagenham” told the story of a group of women in the Ford Motor Company plant...

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Generation X, Millennials and Boomers

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I’m really looking forward to hearing my colleagues David Sole OBE and Gemma Sole discuss the impact of Millennials in the workplace and how to leverage young talent in organisations...

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Route to the Top: CFO Spotlight

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There is no single route to the top. So what are some of the experiences that will help you prepare for the challenges you may face as you step up...

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From CFO to CEO: a natural transition?

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For many Finance Directors, the logical and obvious “next step” in their career is to become a Chief Executive Officer.

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