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Check out: Leadership in tough times-conversations, debates and solutions!-18th of May 2009

Leadership in tough times-18th of May 2009 - 9am-6pm at Rich Mix , 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA

one day of no nonsense conversations, debates and solutions!

We are living in unprecedented times. As leaders, we are feeling insecure, relentlessly challenged, anxious and out of our depth with tough calls to be made about our people and our organisations. Yet more than ever we need to inspire, lead and engage, how?

On 18th May, 60 leaders will engage in… Continue

Added by Ruchama Hoed on March 13, 2009 at 0:44 — 2 Comments

Inspiration Bulletin nr.I

Listing of inspirational links with, by and about women, behind the scenes as well as in front of the camera:

Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman.:

Jennifer Fox is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning director, producer, camerawoman, and educator who has been involved in countless documentaries over the last 25 years. Check out her website on and see her documentary… Continue

Added by Ruchama Hoed on March 9, 2009 at 23:39 — No Comments


I was walking down Balham High Road on my last trip to London a few weeks ago and looked up from being lost in thought to find my eyes focusing on the word 'EGA' on a sign above a coffee shop. Immediately, I found myself thinking, 'EGA - that must be the feminine of EGO?'. I really started to wondered if I was onto something here. Momentarily, my own EGO started thinking I may have discovered some major psychological construct heretofore unchartered. When I got home a cursory google search… Continue

Added by Cari Caldwell on March 8, 2009 at 17:08 — 1 Comment

PODCAST follow up interview on 'a new blueprint for business'

The challenges we face are that we are now getting stuck because we are not going to the fundamentals for change - the foundations - before we build a new world. We're still playing on a male pitch...and the testosterone is taking over!! This is a great time for men and women to really 'parent' the world together and bring new insights and wisdom ..and joy to our future.

Women are sabotaging the path to an easier more sustainable ecomomy where all the players know what they bring and… Continue

Added by Pauline Crawford on March 3, 2009 at 19:30 — 2 Comments


Recessions inevitably bring pain but they can also be an opportunity for change, and the current global downturn, fuelled as it has been by the arrogance, risk taking and poor decision-making of a male-dominated financial sector, is no exception.

Economically we've lost our way and it is time to draw up a new map. We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shift the dynamic of the workplace, and how decisions are made within it, from one that is inherently emotionally and… Continue

Added by Pauline Crawford on February 16, 2009 at 9:22 — No Comments

Would more women in financial services have averted the current crisis? Some arguments for....

Too Much Testosterone on Wall Street?

Posted by Sylvia Ann Hewlett on January 7, in Harvard Business Review

Finance has always been dominated by men and driven by a testosterone-enhanced culture. If women had been running our banks, might we have avoided the sub-prime mess and the resulting economic meltdown?

Halla Tomasdottir, a prominent Icelandic financier, answers yes. In a recent BBC interview she shared her outrage at the wild risks male… Continue

Added by Lee Chalmers on January 17, 2009 at 22:59 — No Comments

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