We’re proud to announce that the Northern Power Women Awards are back for 2018 – bigger and better than ever, with a new award up for grabs called “Innovation”, to be awarded to an individual, group or organisation that share the goal of accelerating gender equality by pursuing game-changing ideas. Join us for our third year of awards celebrating fantastic role models from across the North, also featuring our Power and Future list. Discover our past inspirational role models from...
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At a glance, it may seem like confidence has never been an issue in my career. In 2014, following ten years working for a multinational corporation, me and a business partner launched an executive concierge alongside our full-time jobs. Two years later, we learned we’d created a lifestyle business, rather than anything scalable, so we decided to sell it on. During this time my 10-year marriage broke down and I found myself back with the parents until I could sort...
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Download our first research pilot looking at the trajectories of careers for both men and women. Created by Marie Burns, a Business Psychologist qualifying in the UK, Marie has worked with influencers and leaders from a variety of sectors including global corporates and entrepreneurial creatives. Early on in her career, she specialised in Talent Management leading campaigns for HM Treasury and other government departments, Coca-Cola and a range of financial institutions including AXA and UBS Warburgs. For the past twelve...
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Best way to describe Tanja Lichtensteiger? A badass. Passionate about technology, women in leadership roles, a global nomad, and a Ground-Fighter (!), Tanja came to #NPWLive to share her secret. 1% progress. Breakdown a big task into little chunks. Focusing on the 1%. 1% progress and 1% improvement every time. What Tanja’s 1% rule proved was that by dividing your tasks into smaller ones, you can give each percent your full, undivided attention. End result? 100% progress, 100% improvement. Get...
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Don’t go to an event unless you know exactly what you will get out of it. Don’t go if it doesn’t directly relate to an immediate business need. You’ll waste time. You’ll be distracted from your target of maximising productivity. So don’t even consider it. What could you possibly learn from random conversations and off-topic debate? How slim are the odds that you would actually hear something useful? Even slimmer that some piece of information might actually be applicable to...
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