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Podcast: Dr Joanna Martin

She is an internationally acclaimed speaker and sought-after educator who has taught over 65,000 people on three continents.

Posted on Jul 09
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Podcast: Sophie Bennett

Sophie is an Entrepreneur, Author, Business Coach and Professional Speaker. She currently runs several businesses, is a coach to several ambitious business owners and has a growing marketing agency.

Posted on May 08
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Podcast: Sarah Wood

Sarah describes herself as accidental entrepreneur and serial academic who enjoys generating ideas, working with awesome people and making things happen – fast.

Posted on Mar 26
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The 6 Ways You Communicate Your Executive Presence – or Don’t!

According to a year-long study by the Centre for Talent Innovation, leadership potential is signalled through your gravitas, your communication skills and your appearance . . .

Posted on Feb 19
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Podcast:Dr. Yvonne Thompson

She started the UK’s first Black Women Business Network – The European Federation of Black Women Business Owners. In addition to being awarded the CBE in 2003 for her services to women, small business and minorities, her work has been recognised internationally and acknowledged by the Mayor of Houston, Texas with her own day- Yvonne Thompson Day 4th Jan. As well as being named in Washington in the Congressional Records.

Posted on Feb 19
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Podcast: Jill Pay

With a background in business management, advertising, the private medical sector, the Employment Department Jill has also worked in the House of Commons for 18 years.

She was appointed as the first female Sergeant at Arms in 2008, which she describes as a formal job with a very formal uniform. Her responsibilities as Sergeant were security, access and ceremonial.

When she retired from the role in 2012 this was said about her contribution “Jill has played a powerful role in mentoring and encouraging other women in the House service to achieve their potential. The number of women now occupying senior posts in the House Service is some measure of the example she has set.”

Posted on Jan 22
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You Will Continue to Get What You Don’t Want in 2015 Unless You Make This Change….

Following from last week’s post, find out why you will continue to get what you don’t want in 2015 unless you make this change……

Posted on Jan 14
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Why Making New Year’s Resolutions is a Waste of Your Time

Cath describes why 90% of resolutions fail within 30 days of setting them and what you need to do to get more of what you want for your business.

Posted on Jan 07
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Podcast: Sue Lawton

Sue is Vice President of Business Development for GainXInc., a global technology firm that is leading the charge in enterprise innovation and she has extensive experience in enterprise development working within the UK, the USA and Central America.
She has MAs Human Resource Management and Social Enterprise Management and is a Visiting Fellow at the Small Business Research Centre at Kingston University.
In addition to being the Global Advisor for WE Connect International, Sue is a Special advisor to the All Parliamentary Group for Women in Enterprise and a trustee of the Commonwealth Children’s League Education Fund supporting girls in emerging countries to continue their secondary education.
In 2014 Sue was awarded the MBE for promoting women’s business leadership worldwide.

Posted on Dec 18
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3 Steps to a Stressless Christmas

If you would like a quick and easy way to destress at Christmas then here are 3 things you can do that will make a huge difference.

Posted on Dec 17
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Death by Chocolate Or…?

Are you up for a challenge?

This challenge is to make a decision whilst letting go of “getting it right”……

Posted on Dec 09
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Podcast: Sue O’Brien

Sue O’Brien is the CEO of the Norman Broadbent Group and since assuming that role in 2008 she has grown the business to become one of the world’s leading executive search firms.
She is a founding member of the Women’s Business Council, an independent council commissioned by the Rt.Hon Teresa May in 2012, to look at pragmatic and workable recommendations to prevent women from being excluded from making a positive contribution to the UK Economy.
In January 2014 Sue was awarded the OBE for services to Gender Equality in the Workplace and voluntary services to the community.

Posted on Nov 13
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Podcast: Dr Inna Goreli

Dr. Inna Baigozina-Goreli is a partner at the global management consultancy A.T. Kearney.

With over 20 years of consulting experience serving global clients in the Chemicals, Industrial and other B2B sectors across ~20 countries , she support clients on a broad range of issues from portfolio and business unit strategy development and merger integration to commercial excellence and profitability transformation.

Posted on Oct 16
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Podcast: Tamara Ralph

Born in Australia, Tamara grew up absorbing four generations of history and knowledge of design and became passionate about fashion after watching her grandmother and mother design and create dresses for clients in their home. At the age of 12 she started creating garments for herself and friends who were eager to pay for her innovative designs and by the age of 15, she was selling her own clothes to private clients and independent boutiques in Australia.

Posted on Sep 25
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Do You Know of Anyone Who Uses “Presentation Collagen”?

Linguistic fillers usually have little, if any, meaning- they’re like “Presentation Collagen” and they can wreck your credibility. Find out which ones you use and what you can do to avoid them.

Posted on Aug 08
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Podcast: Baroness Martha Lane Fox

Baroness Martha Lane Fox is an English businesswoman and philanthropist. She co-founded Lastminute.com in the dotcom boom of the early 2000s and has subsequently served on public service digital projects. She is a board member of Channel 4, mydeco.com, Marks & Spencer, and chairs the board of the digital skills charity, Go ON UK. Martha has received the CBE for services to the digital economy and charity.

Posted on Jul 02

Why It’s Time to STEP UP and STAND OUT

Cath outlines why it’s time to STEP UP and STAND OUT.

Posted on Jun 19
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Women Leaders – Is This You?

Here are 9 things you can do to own your own brilliance and share it – to STEP UP and STAND OUT.

Posted on Jun 12
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Podcast: Marlene Cain

Marlene Cain is an award winning speaker and Founder of Marcain Communication who has been praised by The California State Senate for her “outstanding commitment and support to local businesses.” As an Enterrainer she has educated and motivated thousands of employees in transition to explore career advancement techniques and practices on behalf of Fortune 500 clientele including Disney Imagineering, IBM, Xerox, Bank of America, UPS, NBC, Chubb Life America, General Dynamics, Johnson and Johnson.

Posted on Jun 05
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The Cardinal Sin of Presenting

There are many ways that people mess up when presenting and most of the time they are not even aware of it but one of my pet hates is what I think of as the cardinal sin of presenting.

Posted on May 15
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How to Switch on Confidence

Presenting is all about what we do with our bodies and by changing the way you hold your body, you can change the level of confidence you feel.
You can try this by….

Posted on May 01
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Podcast: Edwina Dunn

Edwina Dunn is a successful entrepreneur and co-founder of Dunn Humby, the company who originated the Tesco Clubcard and other loyalty programmes. In February 2013 she launched the not for profit “What I See” Project- an active on-line space where women’s voices can be heard and amplified, to celebrate and inspire everyday role models from all walks of life.

Posted on May 01
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What You Can Learn about Presenting from Ladies’ Day at Aintree

What you can learn to do and what not to do in your presentations from watching Ladies Day at Aintree.

Posted on Apr 10
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The TED Commandments of Great Presenting

In this week’s post, Cath shares with you, the ten commandments from organisation TED Talks, as a reminder of what to strive for when you are presenting to have a profound impact on your audience.

Posted on Apr 03
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Podcast: Shalini Khemka

Shalini Khemka is one of a handful of women leading the way for British entrepreneurialism and innovation.

She is a serial entrepreneur and in 2011 founded the E2Exchange whose mission is to create the UK’s leading organisation supporting entrepreneurs and helping them accelerate the growth of their businesses in a nurturing and dynamic environment.

She is Chief Executive and Board Director of E2Exchange whose board directors include Sir Richard Branson, Aaron Simpson, Duncan Bannatyne and Lord Karan Bilimoria.

Posted on Apr 03
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VIDEO: Why Women Make Better Business Leaders

In this week’s post, take a look at this video to see a) why women make better business leaders, b) why it’s a good presentation and c) what could be improved.

Posted on Mar 27
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We’re going on-line! The “Why It’s Time to STEP UP and STAND OUT” Webinar

The “Why It’s Time to STEP UP and STAND OUT” workshop is going online!
For those couldn’t make it along to the workshop we are running it on-line so that you can watch it from the office or at home or wherever you are!

And even if you can’t attend live, as long as you register we’ll send you a link to the recording so can can listen whenever you want.
Click on this post to register now.

Posted on Mar 14
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Podcast: Lisa Marie Platske

Lisa Marie Platske is the author of Designing Your Destiny, and Connection: The New Currency and runs the highly successful Leadership Success Summit for corporate leaders, business owners and entrepreneurs.She left her action-packed life as a law enforcement officer to become the President of the international leadership training and development company, Upside Thinking, Inc. and is an award-winning leadership and connection expert.

Posted on Mar 06
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Podcast: Lady Barbara Judge

Lady Barbara Judge is currently the Chairman of the UK Pension Protection Fund and Chairman of The Energy Institute of University College London.She is the former Chairman of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority as well as a former Commissioner of the US Securities and Exchange Commission.In 2010 she was awarded the CBE for services to the Nuclear and Financial Service industries and in 2013 she was named one of the 100 most powerful women in the UK by Radio 4’s Women’s hour.

Posted on Mar 06
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Podcast: Baroness Susan Greenfield

Baroness Susan Greenfield is a neuro-scientist, writer and broadcaster.Her international accolades include L’Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur from the French Government, The American Academy of Achievement Golden Plate Award and the Australian Medical Research Society Medal.She is a Senior Research Fellow at Lincoln College, Oxford and is co-founder of the biotech company Neuro-Bio. Ltd. In 2000 she was awarded the CBE for her contribution to the public understanding of science.

Posted on Mar 06
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Podcast: Dr Pippa Malmgren

Dr. Pippa Malmgren is a former financial market advisor to the President in the White House and member of the National Economic Council. She is former Deputy Head of Global Strategy at UBS and Chief Currency Strategist for Bankers Trust.
Pippa is currently an advisory board member of MIT and Indiana University and is President and founder of Principalis. She is a guest presenter at CNBC and is a frequent guest on CNN, the BBC’s Today Programme and Newsnight.

Posted on Mar 06
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4 Ways to Build Your Persuasive and Powerful PresenceTM as a Woman in Business

As a woman in business, are you taken seriously? Do you want to reach the highest level of success? Here are 4 ways to start your powerful and persuasive presence to achieve just that.

Posted on Feb 06


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