Just the Facts Ma’am – The Statistics on Women and Boards

According to the United Nation’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs, women make up nearly half of the world’s population of 7 billion people. In many countries, such as Australia, The United States, Mexico, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, The United Kingdom and most of Europe, females actually outnumber the males. With such a large population of…

It’s not just IQ and EQ that effect work performance, what about MQ?

Ever had a contract or a role that perfectly suited your skill set and passions and you were also given free rein to make it your own as long as you hit the targets, achieved the deliverables and satisfied the goals of the organisation? How fantastic did that feel? I bet you exceeded expectations, received…

Is Neuroscience Dehumanising?

Recent findings in the area of brain studies show that we can explain certain leadership qualities by ‘exploring’ the brains of successful leaders. This can give us answers to some questions that may help people become more inspirational and develop the qualities every leader wants to possess. However, this comparatively new area of research already…

International Women’s Day – Power of the Female Brain

International Women’s Day is marked on March 8 every year. In different regions, the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation, and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements. The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2013 is “A promise is a promise: Time for action to…

Inspirational Female Leaders: Ali Sherry

Today’s inspirational and exceptional leader featured in our “Inspirational Female Leaders” series is Ali Sherry.  Ali Sherry works in HR and is passionate about gender diversity.  She has over 20 years’ experience in the human resource field across a range of industries including mining and energy. Ali is known for striving to improve HR processes…

How to help your team learn

Adult educators tell us that adults learn best by doing.  They absorb the learning best by having to apply it, which is why on-the-job training has been so popular in workplaces. How can leaders take that information and apply it to working with their teams, particularly during a time of change? We know that simply…