Leadership

Speaking to Dounreay Women’s Network

Dounreay, now part of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, invited me to speak to their women’s network about my research on women’s journeys to leadership. I was delighted to see that the discussion in the subsequent breakout groups considered not just barriers to women in leadership and what the organisation could do, but primarily focused on what action individuals could take…

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Invisible Women

Caroline Criado Perez (https://bit.ly/3iFXqvV) first came to my notice 7 years ago when she campaigned to have a woman back onto bank notes after Elizabeth Fry was replaced by Winston Churchill on the £5 note. I recently saw her speak at the CIPD virtual Festival of Work, after which I read her book “Invisible Women” about the bias caused by…

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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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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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