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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...
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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...
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Have you ever listened to a performance where you become entranced by the beauty of the words being spoken? Well, Khadijah Ibrahim did just that. A write who combines art forms to re-imagine poetry as performance theatre, Khadijah is a craftsman of language, placing thoughts together to create one mesmerising piece. Do you see me?...
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Taking an audience, that was already brimming with excitement, to a higher notch of happiness can only be done by a global expert on negotiations. Natalie Reynolds, CEO of Advantage Springs, took to the #NPWLive stage to talk about her experiences in a male-dominated industry. A key leader in her field, Natalie captivated the audience...
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An ex-golfing professional, and now a Psychiatric Nurse and Knowledge Manager, Tony Jameson-Allen advocates for brilliant people to be brought into a social enterprise. Tony came to #NPWLive with the goal of spreading conversation through stimulating past memories. Through extensive research, the Sporting Memories Network was formed, building on the technique of allowing communication to...
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Taking to the stage with her interviewer, Northern Power Women Founder Simone Roche, Marzia told her story; from her time in Afghanistan, to the work she does around women’s rights now. However, Marzia’s #NPWLive interview had a deeper message for women across the globe. [Taliban] can force me out of my country, but they cannot...
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Dance is beautiful. Hundreds of hours of rehearsals, practicing movements and emotions, all to achieve perfection. Yet, Wieke believes that dance does not have to be exclusive to creatives and can help everyone. If teachers introduce dance early on it can help pupils improve in maths and other subjects. Taking her expertise from dance, Wieke...
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Driven by change, passionate about fairness and the creation of inclusiveness, Charlotte Sweeney OBE is ranked in the global Top 50 of D&I Professionals. A leader in her field, Charlotte took to the #NPWLive stage to reinvent an environment that has needed change for far too long; the workplace. An inclusive workplace focuses on: Community,...
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Kate Willoughby personifies all that is great with the North. A proud Yorkshire-woman, Kate advocates for equality and voting, with a strong focus on the Suffragettes. Alongside her campaigning, she is also dedicated to her acting and writing. If that introduction was not impressive enough, when Kate took the #NPWLive stage, she began a talk...
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A writer and speaker, Sara Knowles is one extraordinary woman. Walking onto the #NPWLive stage, Sara’s introduction says everything you need to know about her… I am a Northern woman with a global soul. Above all else, Sara is an International Trade Advisor, involving herself in exporting, marketing, languages and culture. Coming to #NPWLive, Sara...
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