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February 9, 2016

New chair & deputy chair for updated women on boards review

Hampton & Alexander double act!

It takes a double act to take over from Lord Davies who has been the driving force behind the Women on Board review on increasing representation of women in the executive level of FTSE 100 companies. Lord Davies launched the review back in February 2011. Sir Philip Hampton, the Chair of GlaxoSmithKline, and former Chair of RBS…

January 25, 2016

Generational differences or age differences?

Elevator Event: Leadership for a new age?

On Thursday 21st January 2016 over seventy members and invited guests gathered at Clevedon Hall near Bristol for the latest in our series of The Glass Lift Elevator Events – Leadership for a New Age? With our guest speakers and leadership panel we explored the latest research and thinking on the generations and discussed diverse approaches to leadership with particular emphasis on…

January 8, 2016

Six great TED talks to start 2016!

from six inspiring women

Women in Leadership the weekly newsletter from the Guardian in one of our favorite reads they have some really excellent articles and recommendations, they do a great job highlighting the latest thoughts on women in leadership. Back in May 2015 they put together a list of five  must watch TED talks that really make you think. In case you…

December 24, 2015

Christmas & New Year Greetings to all our client & members

We hope you have a wonderful Christmas, wishing you all the very best for an inclusive & productive 2016. from  Margaret, Kaye & Agata  The Glass Lift Team   Click here for a few Memories from 2015

December 9, 2015

E is for Exceptional!

New staff and members at The Glass Lift

The Autumn has been a busy time for us at The Glass Lift. Not only do we have a new team member Agata Perepeczko, who joins us as a Business Psychologist, we also had new programmes starting and existing ones taking their next steps along The Glass Lift journey. At Dillington House in Ilminster on 19th…

December 1, 2015

Why aspiring women need sponsors

The male sponsorship question!

Why is it that many women work hard, have the talent and ambition to get to senior roles but stall in middle management? There are multiple reasons why and one is a lack of sponsorship by senior managers. Senior level sponsors are an important piece of the jigsaw of interventions to help more aspiring women reach senior leadership positions. Sponsors can offer…


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