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Women in leadership roles, under pressure, high achievers, high stress… and eating disorders

By |September 27th, 2018|

The balance of women in senior positions in the work place is finally starting to shift a little, as the ‘lean in’ practices of women following Sheryl Sandberg’s great advice, (which I talk about in an earlier blog post… http://thebalancehouse.co.uk/women-on-the-board/) start to take effect. However, over a breakfast meeting with a client a couple of [...]

Business coaching unlocks female potential

By |July 5th, 2016|

Previous McKinsey studies have highlighted that the inclusion of women in leadership roles develops excellent, and even outstanding, performance.  Women and men working together at senior levels offer more intelligence with a diversity of talent focused on solving problems and fostering innovation. Yet, for example in the USA, to this day only 14% of women [...]

Finding Unrecognised Female Talent

By |May 11th, 2016|

Women are the next emerging market and the smart organisations will lead the push in female progression, they will identify the talent within their business and also, recruit in line with this strategy. Seek talent early Many women are now earning advanced degrees; the best place to identify the freshest talent is the universities.  Smart [...]

Women Emerge As The Next Business Frontier

By |April 26th, 2016|

In 2013 Ernst & Young published a report stating; ‘Over the next decade, the impact of women on the global economy will be at least as significant as that of China and India.’ Women represent half of the global population and yet for a long time have been largely ignored as a vital talent resource. [...]

Nurture female talent to take your organisation to the next level

By |March 15th, 2016|

“Behind every successful woman, is herself.’’ - Unknown   Typically, strong female candidates that are talented, with the potential to take an organisation to the next level are A.C.E: ambitious committed educated   However, it’s not just down to these attributes; an organization, which nurtures a female in the workplace, has a significant impact on [...]

Women: Reach Higher… Get yourself on the Board!

By |December 28th, 2015|

I recently watched the TED talk by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, called "why we have too few women leaders", she describes some behaviours and limiting beliefs that get in the way of women achieving senior positions in companies.  She talks about 3 things that they can do to improve their chances, over and above what the [...]