When Things Change Inside You, Things Change Around You
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By: Luyanda Dlamini I’m probably going to sound a bit wonky for this one but I’m sure someone out there is going to resonate with this, when clarity hits you it comes at you fast and it knocks the wind right out of you. And when clarity came  knocking at my...
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Gaslighting: A Male Allyship Perspective
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Women are more prone to experience gaslighting than men. This is amplified for women from minority and marginalised groups. As male allies to women in the workplace, family and society we can become aware of this phenomenon and how to consciously deal with its manifestations. In most cases, gaslighting is...
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Today : my daughters and I …
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Discussed the joy of our national women’s soccer team winning the AFCON Cup; and being financially rewarded for their stellar performance. We also watched a 12- year girl in the USA stand in a government building and speak up about horrifying consequences of the overturning of Roe v Wade for...
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Taking off the Mask and Leading with Authenticity, Vulnerability and Courage
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By Audrey Riley So, hands up those who feel guilty when popping into the supermarket without their masks. Hands up those who feel a little naked without their masks. And hands up those who are delighted to be able to see the whole face of the person you are interacting...
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Cultural Fluency – A Leadership Language
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By Audrey Riley When my husband and I had the opportunity to move to the UK a number of years ago, I remember feeling a number of things. Excitement and anticipation for a new adventure, sadness at leaving my friends and family behind and anxiety around finding work in a...
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Leadership Versatility
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How being versatile makes for good leadership – at any level The word versatile  is defined as ‘embracing a variety of subjects, fields, or skills’ and if this makes you think of the old adage ‘Jack of all trades and master of none’, you are not alone. Studies have shown...
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Building Culture in a Hybrid World
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As we find ourselves well into 2022, leaders and teams are settling into a hybrid way of working. Many leaders expressed concerns about the ‘loss of culture’ in a WFH world and are now experimenting which what it takes to rebuild culture in a hybrid world.  
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Pyschological Safety
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‘People are people so why should it be, that you and I get along so awfully?’. These are the opening lyrics of the song, ‘People are People’ by Depeche Mode. If you don’t know who Depeche Mode was, don’t worry, it just means you were not a child of the...
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Playing the Fool and Choosing Joy
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April 1 is traditionally a day of fools.  It has made us stop and reflect on the importance of lightness, levity, fun and play. Whilst the world around us might seem like it is falling apart in pandemics, war, loss , injustice and grief; there is no better time to...
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Breaking the Bias (2)
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International Women’s Day – March 2022 How do you like your coffee? Black, milky, sweet, strong, frothy, single shot, instant, ground? There are so many ways to drink coffee and you probably have a preference for a particular version. Whatever your choice, when making your coffee at home, or when...
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Breaking the Bias (1)
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TEAMERY: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY EVENT - BREAKING THE BIAS By Kerrin Miller It was a privilege to join the co-founders of Teamery on International Women’s Day to share our own stories on 2022’s very relevant topic of ‘Break the Bias’. This often focuses on building leaders and teams that shift...
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The Journey to the Interior
Love & Compassion
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So Valentine’s day has come and gone and perhaps you find that glow of love you were experiencing up to, and including the 14th February, has started to wane. Perhaps it’s come and gone, almost as quickly as your motivation for your new year’s resolutions…! If however, you felt love...
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