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Emma
If you are a follower of Northern Power Women, and by extension Northern Power Futures, you probably feel quite exhausted, so this week’s blog is short and all about getting cosy. This week was the second festival to bring people together to collaborative conversations about the future of the North. I was there in Newcastle...
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  Our Northern Power Women and Michael Page Cross-Sector Mentoring Programme aims to build connections between a mentor and mentee from different sectors around the North, forming successful relationships and encouraging personal and professional growth. Our mentors shared their top tips for being a good mentor and getting the most of of a mentoring scheme....
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This year has been the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, the law that first gave most women in the UK the right to vote. We’ve seen some amazing events to celebrate this achievement: statues in London and Manchester, and a number of exhibitions, articles and blogs. The activism of a few women...
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The Michael Page and Northern Power Women Cross-Sector Mentoring Programme has launched with a networking event at BNY Mellon in Manchester on 12th November. The programme aims to build connections between a mentor and mentee from different sectors around the North, forming successful relationships and encouraging personal and professional growth. We spoke to NPW founder...
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We all have a favourite season. Right now it’s mine. The beauty of the autumn morning light for me is one of life’s extraordinary experiences. Whether it’s the misty sunrise from my morning train into the city or being wrapped up for a walk or jog through crunchy leaves while breathing in cool air, I...
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In the space of the last week I’ve had a cold and food poisoning. Annoying? Yes. But it does mean I’ve had a chance to practice a few of the mantras we hear and dish out when it comes to wellness and work. This is a short post because, at the time of writing, I’m...
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Congratulations to Simone Roche MBE, Founder and CEO Northern Power women for ranking 59 out of 100 on Financial Times 100 Female Executives 2018. Read more about her story and the other 99 incredible women here During her role at People 1st, Simone led and grew the Women 1st campaign to increase women in senior...
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In our crazy world of information overload, it’s not just our favourite box sets that we’re bingeing on. There’s Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Medium, and that’s before you open your inbox to a daily serving of news, business, politics or retail briefings. (Yes, I just called ASOS’s spam “retail briefings” to make them sound relevant...
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Quick quiz: You’re in the Quiet Coach on the train and someone is on the phone. Do you: A) Give a quick eye-roll and move on. Orange is the New Black isn’t going to watch itself. B) Spend the duration of that call brooding about how you would go and tell the lucky caller exactly...
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