Rachel Halsall, Development Leader at The Results Centre, is speaking at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff on Friday the 18th November 2016. We are happy to share the slide pack used for her talk entitled “Women returning to Work after an extended absence”. View the slides Download the slides For more information on Career … Continue reading Women in Entrepreneurship Day – TRC Slide Pack
Category: Women Executives
I often get asked, ‘Does executive coaching really work?’ Research carried out over a number of years and in different contexts suggests that it does. The research covers a lot of common ground when discussing the benefits and results of coaching, albeit to varying degrees. Clutterbuck and Megginson (2011) set the context for the measurement … Continue reading How Effective is Executive Coaching?
Fear is a choice. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not something you have to suffer and do nothing about – it can be embraced and directed towards achieving amazing results! Do you ever find that fear holds you back when making an important, perhaps even business-breaking decision? Do you find fear preventing you from going … Continue reading What’s holding you back?
With just one year to go until the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, we look at the importance of a coach on the performance of an Olympic athlete and how a valuable a coach can be in the professional arena. An athlete’s sheer determination undoubtedly contributes to victory but it’s important to remember … Continue reading Coaches: good enough for Olympians, but not for you?
Women make up over half the UK population, yet account for just 20% of board membership in FTSE 100 companies. Few would dispute that more needs to be done to redress the balance – the problem is finding an effective solution to rapidly overturn centuries of established practice and attitudes. View Article
Are quotas the answer? Agnes Bamford and Helen Croft of The Results Centre discuss the impact of introducing quotas to create gender balance in the boardroom. Despite increased awareness of equality issues within business, British boardrooms remain largely male dominated environments. Women currently account for around 20% of board membership in FTSE 100 companies, but this … Continue reading Addressing the issue of women in the boardroom
With gender quotas being the phrase on everyone’s minds at the moment, The Results Centre consider the rise of quotas for women on boards. Following Norway’s introduction of a 40% quota for female directors of listed companies in 2008, gender quotas have been introduced in a variety of countries, including Iceland, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands … Continue reading The rise and rise of gender quotas
The House of Lords has this month asked the government to oppose EU proposals to impose quotas for women on boards. This follows a short inquiry into the EU proposals by the House of Lords EU Sub Committee the Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment, in which the committee labelled the plans as ‘misguided’. The EU … Continue reading Government urged to stand against quotas for women
New research has shown that whilst women in senior leadership positions rate higher than men in overall competencies, they often lack in the ‘key career experiences’ that often give men more opportunities in the senior levels of business. The report, researched by Korn Ferry, discovered that women generally score higher than men in all dimensions … Continue reading Do female leaders have fewer key experiences?
An event highlighting the issue of gender quotas and women in the boardroom will take place in London next month (October). The event is being hosted by the Norwegian-British Chamber of Commerce and is entitled ‘The Quota Truth – 10 Years On’. Speakers will include business leaders and the Norwegian ambassador. Norway was the first European … Continue reading Event debates the issue of quotas for women in the boardroom