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What’s really holding women back at work? by Catriona Cookson

International Women’s Day has been celebrated on March 8th since 1913. With the World Economic Forum predicting that the gender pay gap won’t be closed until 2186, this is an interesting article in the Harvard Business Review from two professors and their work with a global consulting firm. Retained by the firm to investigate why women were leaving and why they weren’t making it to partner they set about interviewing staff and gathering the data. Read More

Extremes of the Gender Gap: Automation and Role Models – by Tariq Siraj

It’s International Women’s Day on Sunday 8th March – a day to celebrate the incredible progress that has been made in so many areas. However, it’s also a good moment to take a look at what still needs to be done… Read More

More investment isn’t simply the answer. A different approach is needed…by Tariq Siraj

Boris Johnson sat down with a host of African leaders at the UK-Africa Investment Summit last month and the emphasis at these things is always to throw out huge numbers and make bold promises.  Well, as genuine and well-meaning as that might be, there is a growing feeling that it’s not the actual investment number itself but the where and how that matters most. Read More

How to “Get Your Life in Order” (GYLIO) by Davey Peyton

An interesting article, especially whilst everyone is stuck inside watching rain and snow fall sideways in the UK, from the BBC on the practice of GYLIO and how it can help shape your day to achieve more with less stress. It focuses on life admin and reducing your burden through a series of small changes. Read More

Learning at work …”Nothing that matters is ever learned with ease” by Catriona Cookson

Gianpiero Petriglieri is an associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD who has spent many years coaching and teaching individuals and developing learning initiatives for clients. His articles are interesting and engaging, always worth a read. A recent one on learning at work caught my eye. Read More

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