Coaching

Locking down working mothers…But it could change men’s behaviour longer term

An article on Radio 4’s Today at the end of May discussed the impact of the lockdown on 2-parent, gender-opposite couples. Christine Farquharson of the Institute of Fiscal Studies, which carried out the research (https://www.ifs.org.uk/), and Justine Roberts, Mumsnet CEO, spoke to Mishal Husain. Reflecting the situation of some of our coaching clients, the study shows the lockdown is putting…

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Inspiring Women into Leadership – Closing the Gender Gap

I am delighted that my research is featured on the First 100 Years website, celebrating 100 years of women in law: https://bit.ly/2WbwuLY. I hope that my findings will inspire individuals and firms to shape the future for all those who work in law. In the top 10 UK law firms, according to PwC’s Annual Law Firm’s survey, the proportion of…

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Q: What makes a team smarter? A: One woman or more

Linking to Keith Wilson’s recent post about CMS UK signing up to the Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter, I learnt on a webinar yesterday that the number of women in a team increases the team’s collective intelligence proportionally over men-only teams. Checking the research behind this, I found that collective intelligence is strongly correlated with the average “social sensitivity”…

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Henley Coaching Centre Webinar on Thursday

I’m really pleased to be presenting my research on women’s journeys to leadership via a Henley Business School webinar this Thursday at 6.30pm. Presentations from five alumni of the MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change mean a lot of valuable information in a short space of time! I’m very much looking forward to hearing my former colleagues speak. If you…

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Inspiring Women in Business

Article for INSPIRE 34, the September- October business magazine of Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce Here is the link to the magazine page and the content is posted below. Inspiring Women in Business Benefiting from all the talent in your business makes business sense Source: 2019 Research by Janet Hayes, Executive Coach, for an MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change at…

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Can You Have It All? Women’s Transition to Leadership

A summary of findings from 2019 research for a Henley Business School MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change So what? Key recommendations To have more women leaders, organisations and individuals need to act now to: • give women the opportunity for early leadership responsibility. This will include support and validation from a wide range of other people, particularly sponsors, but…

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Time to Listen

Having time to think is a rare commodity in business today. Reading Nancy Kline’s book “Time to Think – Listening to ignite the Human Mind”, I was reminded that it is good listening that determines the quality of our thinking. Add some astute questions, and you have the basic recipe for great coaching. Studying coaching and behavioural change at Henley…

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