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Disrupt HR – Are Your Bad Apples Your Best Assets?

On 3rd March 2020 Disrupt HR came to St Peter Port where I was asked to speak on a “Disruptive…

The Enneagram Personality Typology

This blog post supplements the flyer for the “Understanding Yourself and Others with the Enneagram” course The Enneagram is a…

Episode 12 – Unlocking Potential with the Enneagram

An interview with Grace Galliot from the Natural Health Clinic and Michelle Johansen from Female Potential on how to unlock…

Expowering Leadership with Presence

This blog post supplemented the flyer for the Empowering Leadership with Presence Programme which ran successfully in 2019 under the…

Exploring Intuition

“The leap of intuition can be felt because there is a gap … but it cannot be explained.” Osho Over…

The Inner Critic and Superego

The below is a precis of pages 49 – 54 of The 5 Personality Patterns by Steven Kessler, which is…

Circle Principles

Circle started around the cook-fires of humanity’s ancestors and has accompanied us ever since.  We remember this space. When we…

Pod Principles

Having personally experienced the power of being in a Pod myself, I am thrilled and delighted to be able to…

The Heroine’s Journey

In the first episode of the Podcast I refer to the Heroine’s journey, so I thought I should write a…

Coaching and Therapy – What’s the Difference?

The other day I was asked to explain the difference between coaching and therapy, so thought it would be a…

A Brief Introduction to Systemic Coaching and Constellations

Back in 2012 I was invited to join a training session in Systemic Coaching and Constellations, I had no real…

18 Years and Counting; I’m still in Love (with the Enneagram)

Back in 1999 it was coming up to Millennium Eve; I was single and wondering how I was going to…

What is Voice Dialogue?

I discovered Voice Dialogue a few years ago by chance. I was reading an article on unconscious gender patterning when…

2018 Endings and Beginnings

Ending – WDF will officially end as of 31st January 2018 Beginning – Female Potential will be launching in Q2…

#MeToo – A Bovine Perspective

Ever heard a gentle metallic tapping on your window and turned around to find one of these looking at you?…

Why Does Slowing Down Feel Shameful?

It’s been 2 months since the last WDF event, during which time I’ve learned a lot about sailing between the…

Embracing Our Wobbly Bits

I’m a powerful woman but I’ve still got wobbly bits! emphatically exclaimed a friend and colleague, at which point we both…

Who would be a female politician?

Since the mayhem of last week’s general election, I’ve been looking at some of the stories related to female politicians. The…

Creating a Level Playing Field

Listening to the speaker at the WDF Jersey meeting in May 2017 on Creating a Level Playing Field, I couldn’t help…

Unconscious Bias

When a WDF meeting comes with pre-reading we know we’re getting down to the serious stuff! On Tuesday 28th March…

Be Bold for Change

“Be Bold for Change” this year’s International Women’s Day theme, is a call to action – but what bold change…

Self-Compassion

Valentine’s Day generally focuses on roses, cards and overpriced meals, concentrating on how much we love another or indeed how…

We’re not sick, we’re Women!

Being called “hormonal” is top of a list of 20 expression women would like banned along with ‘drama queen’, ‘bitchy’,…

Trumped!

I was speaking to the gender balanced audience at Leadership Jersey saying how there’d never been a better time to…

The Gender Paradox

“There’s never been a better time to be a woman” a standard line of mine which I trotted out again…

Is it my hormones?

Today I am feeling tired, very tired, but regardless of how I’m feeling there is a mountain of work to…

Do you have a career plan?

  I’m sitting here on a sunny afternoon wishing I was outside and asking myself how come I’ve managed to…

Wardrobe Workout

  “Dig out something in your wardrobe you feel fantastic in” she said, and there it was in one sentence…

The Long and Winding Road

If I’d written this blog ahead of yesterday’s WDF meeting – Pathways to the Top – I am sure it…

Power of the Voice

Last autumn, I sobbed my way through 1hr 46m of the Suffragette movie, if you haven’t seen it please watch…

Professional and Warm

Rachel Short was our guest speaker at last week’s WDF celebrations for International Women’s Day in Guernsey and Jersey. Rachel…

Women and Power

While researching for yesterday’s WDF event – The Power of Women in Business, I found this quote: – A woman…

Women Entrepreneurs

There’s a saying – we teach what we most need to learn – and that’s what has been running through my…

How Included Do You Feel?

We’ve all been there, that feeling of being on the edge of a group, not quite belonging, not quite fitting…

The Power of Peer-Mentoring

In 2014 I launched the Women’s Leadership Forum as a year- long experimental learning journey into the world of leadership…

The Sex Debate

Well that was interesting, entertaining and thought provoking …… I’m sitting here digesting last Thursday’s excellent WDF Sex Debate, kindly sponsored by…

Votes for Women

A recent conversation between Deputy Yvonne Burford and myself ……… Yvonne “I’ve launched a campaign to get more women elected…

If she can, I can …..

Perched on the cliffs above Fermain bay I was watching a tiny fishing boat pitching up and down in the…

Jumping off the Totem-Pole

8 years ago I found myself in the hills above Sitges in Spain at the top of a 5 metre…

Tomorrow’s World

Tomorrow’s world will certainly be different from today we will move about in driverless vehicles, interact with our family robots,…

A less familiar universe …

Emerging this morning after 2 weeks in the cosy, parallel universe of Christmas, I find myself abruptly, not just in a New…

Are you terrified of Public Speaking?

One of the things in life which gives me the most pleasure is helping people overcome their fear of public…

Flexible Working – the WDF members view

What type of working policy would we put together if we started again with a blank sheet of paper –…