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Month: June 2021

THE WONDER OF AMERICAN WOMEN IN MARKETING – A Woman’s Place

THE WONDER OF AMERICAN WOMEN IN MARKETING – A Woman’s Place

Working on “Wonder Women”, Katy and I spent considerable time researching stories of how women had contributed to the success of brands old and new, and we have included 40 tales in the first section. Over 50% of the stories feature American women so we’re delighted that the book has just been launched in USA. In the book we grouped the stories into four categories – A Woman’s Intuition, Girl Power, A Women’s Work and A Woman’s Place. We thought…

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THE WONDER OF AMERICAN WOMEN IN MARKETING – A Woman’s Work

THE WONDER OF AMERICAN WOMEN IN MARKETING – A Woman’s Work

In the first section of “Wonder Women”, Katy and I tell 40 stories of how women had contributed to the success of brands old and new, Over 50% of the stories features American women so we’re delighted that the book has just been launched in USA. In the book we grouped the stories into four categories – A Woman’s Intuition, Girl Power, A women’s Work and A woman’s place. Today’s taster is an edited form of one of the stories…

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Educate a woman you educate a society

Educate a woman you educate a society

Giles and I are privileged to know the wonder woman Hilarie Viener who is the CEO of the Genius 100 Foundation.  Today Genius 100 sent us a brilliant quote from Sima Samar, Human Rights Activist, which we thought worthy of sharing with you all: “You educate a man you educate a person, you educate a woman you educate a society.” Sima Samar, Human Rights Activist This isn’t a completely new quote – there are many similar ones that talk about…

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THE WONDER OF AMERICAN WOMEN IN MARKETING – Girl Power

THE WONDER OF AMERICAN WOMEN IN MARKETING – Girl Power

Working on “Wonder Women”, Katy and I spent considerable time researching stories of how women had contributed to the success of brands old and new, and we have included 40 tales in the first section of the book. Over 50% of the stories features American women so we’re delighted that the book has just been launched in USA. In the book we grouped the stories into four categories – A Woman’s Intuition, Girl Power, A Women’s Work and A Woman’s…

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THE WONDER OF AMERICAN WOMEN IN MARKETING – A Woman’s Intuition

THE WONDER OF AMERICAN WOMEN IN MARKETING – A Woman’s Intuition

Working on our book, “Wonder Women”, Katy and I spent considerable time researching stories of how women had contributed to the success of brands old and new, and we have included 40 tales in the first section. Over 50% of the stories features American women so we’re delighted that the book has just been launched in USA. In the book we grouped the stories into four categories – A Woman’s Intuition, Girl Power, A Women’s Work and A Woman’s Place…

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CROSSING THE ATLANTIC

CROSSING THE ATLANTIC

To celebrate the launch of Wonder Women in the USA, Giles and I are writing a series of blogs with excerpts from the stories of and interviews with some of our American Heroes featured in the book, as well as women who have progressed their careers working across the Atlantic.  Today, we’re featuring three of the amazing women who have crossed the Atlantic: EDWINA DUNN Edwina D Dunn OBE, is an entrepreneur in the field of data science and customer-centric…

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American Heroes

American Heroes

To celebrate the launch of Wonder Women in the USA, Giles and I will be writing a series of blogs with excerpts from the stories of and interviews with some of our American heroes featured in the book, as well as women who have progressed their careers working across the Atlantic. Today we’re featuring two of the American Heroes we interviewed: KATHY LEECH Kathy’s marketing career started at Quaker, then Amoco, BP and Comcast.  She is highly experienced in crisis…

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The Glass Cliff

The Glass Cliff

I love Ted Talks – they’re short, engaging, understandable and are a powerful way to inspire new thoughts and ideas. Today I listened to Sophie Williams – The rigged test of leadership.  We all know about the glass ceiling, but Sophie talks about the glass cliff – what happens when under-represented people (namely women and racially marginalised) break through the glass ceiling, make it to the C-Suite and find themselves in a new and dangerous position – on the edge…

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We want to tell you some stories

We want to tell you some stories

Katy’s and my latest article, published in Dialogue Review magazine, with edited highlights from some of the stories from the book about the female leaders who have built brilliant brands including Marcia Kilgore, Brownie Wise, Coco Channel and Nathalie Molina Niño amongst others.

Book Review – THE SQUIGGLY CAREER – Helen Tupper & Sarah Ellis

Book Review – THE SQUIGGLY CAREER – Helen Tupper & Sarah Ellis

Is your career squiggly? I listened to The Squiggly Career on Audible.  I was intrigued by the title as it reflects the way I approached my career – it changed direction completely at the age of 30, then zig-zagged while I was bringing up a family and am now entering a brand-new phase in my third age.   Careers are changing; they are no longer linear and there’s no such thing as a ‘job for life’. Squiggly careers, where people jump…

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