Female FTSE Board Report 2018

Female FTSE Board Report 2018

The title Busy Going Nowhere with the Female Executive Pipeline says it all. The Female FTSE Board Report for 2018 has just been published. Here are my headlines: Go-go-go: we need to speed up gender diversity Sir Adrian Montague CBE, Chairman of Aviva, sponsors of...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (8 March) is a global celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In 27 countries International Women’s Day is a national holiday. In Russia, Vietnam and Uganda everyone...
Requiem for a Cool Leader

Requiem for a Cool Leader

Here’s the mystery. Who’s the cool leader behind the dark glasses? I’m sad to say that he just died, aged 89, on Valentine’s Day. He was the richest man in Italy, Michele Ferrero, a super- successful business leader worth $23.4 billion. This gentle and modest man made...
Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

The powerful and poignant installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red by ceramic artist Paul Cummins at the Tower of London has captured the imagination and connected with the soul of this nation. Some 4m people have been drawn to it in person and millions more...
Executive Presence

Executive Presence

What happens to the people around you when you walk into a room, join a meeting or step into the spotlight to give a presentation or speech? Is your impact irrelevant or electrifying? It’s probably somewhere in between but check it out – you have just got a...