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Are You Considering A Public Appointment…?

Posted: May 6th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Communication, Development, Events, Networking | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

At our evening event on 5th May, we focused on the subject of ‘Public Appointments’.  Our speakers were Rosalyn Eales, Head of the Centre for Public Appointments at the Cabinet Office and Dr Priya Singh, a Non-Executive Director at Guy’s and Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Rosalyn shared some insights about her work leading and guiding […]

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Innovatus: ‘Driven or Hounded?’ by Dr Elizabeth Reddish

Posted: December 20th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Communication, Development, Events, Networking | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Innovatus Third Event – 20th November 2013 ‘Driven or Hounded?’ by Dr Elizabeth Reddish In the intimate setting of The Bleeding Heart’s wine cellar dining room in Farringdon on a filthy November evening, the third meeting of the Innovatus networking group took place. Eminent psychotherapist and Executive Action consultant Elizabeth Reddish talked about our relationship […]

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‘Women at Work’ – Building and Sustaining Self Belief: Second session

Posted: December 21st, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Development, Events, Networking | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

The second of a series of Executive Action evening events for senior women presented by Catherine Smith, using Appreciative Inquiry to consider what builds and sustains self-belief and enables effective leaders.  Please click here for a summary on the first session.   Attendees Barbara Wilson (HR Director, Catlin); Bridgette Cameron (CEO, Alpine); Jenny McArdle(Assistant Director, Impower […]

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'Women at Work' – Building and Sustaining Self Belief: First session

Posted: July 12th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Communication, Development, Events, Networking | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

An Executive Action Evening Event on the 13th June 2012 for Senior Women Managers, presented by Catherine Smith and using Appreciative Inquiry to consider what builds and sustains self-belief and enables effective leaders.   Where are all the women at the top? Truly accomplished leaders and managers are a rare commodity – easy to spot […]

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Executive Action Network evening Event: If Paintings Had Ears

Posted: March 29th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Events | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

In the latest of the evening events at Executive Action designed to stimulate the brain with interesting ideas, ‘If Paintings Had Ears‘ was an illustrated talk on the Government Art Collection by Penny Johnson, CBE. Penny has been Director of the Government Art Collection since 1997. With more than 13,500 works spanning five centuries, the Government […]

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Facing up to the Future

Posted: November 15th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Development, Miscellaneous | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Our Executive Director, Anne Isaacs, reflects on how we can respond successfully to the changes in our lives that affect the way we work, and be flexible enough to make the best of the impermanence that characterises the modern working environment.  

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