100 Years On, How Much Has Really Changed?

Author’s Note: I make no apology for the length of this blog post.  Sadly, there’s a hell of a lot to say. The 4th June 2013 marked the 100th anniversary of Emily Wilding Davison’s death under the hooves of the King’s horse, but sometimes I seriously wonder how much we've really achieved since 1913. My (girl’s) school colours were those of the suffragettes, purple, white and green, worn proudly in a self-made posy on Founder’s Day.  [...]

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The Simple Way to Achieve an 11-Fold Increase in Your Business Growth

I came across an article the other day that stopped me in my tracks.  The latest BrandZ report by Millward Brown has discovered a simple way to achieve a 11-fold increase in business growth, but, amazingly, this tip didn’t seem to have reached the business news. So what was it?  Well, it’s actually quite simple.  Ensure there are women on your board. Whilst the number of mixed-sex boards is still a shamefully small minority, those boards [...]