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Are men really from Mars and women from Venus?

Mars and Venus

About this time last year, we were lucky enough to be delivering a programme for a client in a stunning hotel near Sitges, the coastal resort close to the wonderful...

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Meet the Faculty: Samantha Barber

Meet Samantha Barber, Non-Executive Director at Iberdrola and Scottish Water, vice-Chairman of the 2020 Group on Climate Change and Chair of the Scottish Ensemble.

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Networking - what's the point?

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Everyone has networks. Whether they are your group of friends that you socialise with, the colleagues that you work with, the folk at the sports club that you spend your...

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Tackling Performance and Crucial Conversations

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The Coaching Leader

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New Leadership Modules

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School for CEOs are launching new Leadership Series modules to address major themes emerging from existing programmes, research and coaching conversations.

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10 minutes with Karen Boswell OBE, Managing Director at Hitachi Rail Europe

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What does your typical day involve?Typical, pleasingly, is not a word I would ever use in describing my day! Commuting daily if I am in the UK means I enjoy...

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What Makes a Chief Executive?

5 Qualities Blog

If you’re looking for advice on what makes a successful CEO, whether female or male, there’s plenty of it about. There are lots of lists of the qualities required, all of which capture one or many aspects of the CEO’s job and the particular qualities that are associated with success. My list has five elements to it. The five items, in my view, determine whether you’re going to make it to the top job and be successful once you’re there.

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Women in Leadership

Women currently make up 11% of FTSE 100 executive directors (Hampton-Alexander Review, 2016).

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Exponential Technologies...face into them or face extinction?

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This week a fellow alumnus from January’s Executive Programme at Singularity University shared an article. It was about a ground-breaking operation in India where doctors rebuilt part of a woman’s...

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