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Leadership in Board Governance

Leadership in Board Governance

Boards, being the mind and will of a company, really do perform better when they include the best people coming from a range of backgrounds and perspectives. The boardroom is where all strategic decisions are made, risk overseen and governance applied and it is vital that an effective, well governed and balanced board consists of a diverse blend of high quality individuals bringing a mix of experience, skills and backgrounds to the table. Government and media coverage over the past few years give us a picture that women are currently under-represented in the UK boardroom. This is despite the fact that…

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Lack of diversity is a big, big problem…

Lack of diversity is a big, big problem…

Diversity in the boardroom really is important for the long term health of our economy. See my latest article on this for Edinburgh Napier University and their new Leadership on Board Governance (LiBG) course.

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What Can Men Do for Business Equality

What Can Men Do for Business Equality

Looking forward to talking at the PWC/Women on Boards event in Edinburgh on Tuesday 21st March. Here’s an article I did for PWC on my thoughts! Lynne Cadenhead is one of Scotland’s ‘serial entrepreneurs’ dividing her time between multiple businesses while also trying to improve equality in the workplace. Ahead of speaking at an upcoming Women on Boards, Board Room Conversations event on March 21 in Edinburgh (tickets still available) she reveals her thoughts on how to juggle a multi-business career, what men are doing wrong and advice on being self-employed. Gender balance makes economic sense Despite all the talk,…

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More Females On Boards – I’m Up For That!

More Females On Boards – I’m Up For That!

Balanced boards are better for business – we need lots more women to get on board. Here’s a recent article from me in the Herald http://www.heraldscotland.com/business/14919210.Demands_made_for_more_female_execs/#comments-anchor

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Inspiration for Female Entrepreneurs

Inspiration for Female Entrepreneurs

Hello and welcome to my first musings! Although I’ve worked with and invested in start up technology companies for so many years now, I confess to being a total newbie to blogging. But, in the spirit of “Leaning In” and being encouraged to get online after a recent talk I did on “Brains, Beauty and Balls in Business” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, so here goes… Let’s start with what I mean by these three Bs…because I firmly believe that for a female to succeed in business you have to have all three. Brains: it’s not about what you know, it’s about knowing what you don’t know…

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