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Gender diversity for improved decision making: Lessons from Thailand

Back in 2010, I was in Paris with a colleague running a workshop at the Women’s International Networking global conference. We had 100 persons show up for our workshop and my male colleague turned to me and said, wow I … Continue reading

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5 Awesome Women 2017

Now four years running, in honour of International Women’s Day, I’ve named 5 awesome women; women who I appreciate, admire, have learned from and who I personally know.  Here are my 5 for 2017.

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Re-framing in the new year

The start of a new calendar year triggers many of us to reflect on what we want to do new or differently in the coming year, whether personally or professionally. Professionally it’s a moment where many of us start with … Continue reading

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Listening to customers in Athens: Testing new value propositions

What happens when you bring your customers in one room and ask their feedback? This is what I did at the beginning of December with one of our ELP clients. Our aim was to test a new value proposition for marine … Continue reading

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It’s not how good you are, it’s how good you can be

About 10 years ago I read Paul Arden‘s book, It’s not how good you are, it’s how good you want to be. The main premise of the book is that you can’t be successful if you don’t have  vision for what you … Continue reading

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5 Awesome Women 2016

Now three year’s running, in honour of International Women’s Day, I’ve named 5 awesome women; women who I appreciate, admire, have learned from and who I personally know.  Here are my 5 for 2016.

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About balance

Lately I find myself having an allergic reaction when I hear people speaking or read articles about wanting to have balance in their lives. Much of it, based on what I’ve read, is about aspiring for balance as a fixed state; … Continue reading

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How to have an impact

The International Film Festival Rotterdam wrapped up last week and luckily I managed to catch a great film about a married couple who have had a big impact on some of the most iconic Hollywood films (The Birds, The Ten Commandments, … Continue reading

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5 Awesome Women 2015

Last year, in honour of International Women’s Day, I named 5 awesome women; women who I appreciate, admire, have learned from and who I personally know.  Here are my 5 for 2015.

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My week of (trying) to be #boredandbrilliant

The last week I’ve been participating in New Tech City‘s bored and brilliant project. I decided to participate because I intuitively agreed with the premise; connectedness can be great, but having my mind overstimulated can hinder my creativity and leave … Continue reading

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