The Dark Side of Gender In Politics

I could have easily called this article the dark side of gender in business or the dark side of gender in intimate relationships. However, I find the play in politics particularly fascinating and an overt example of the darkness in each gender. I am not sure why it is in the political domain that we... Continue Reading →

The Missing Piece of Diversity – Gender Energy

When references are made to gender, they usually involve two concepts - biological sex and gender identity. The first is the bits you are born with, and the second is what you see yourself as. When we speak of getting greater diversity in our parliament and board rooms, we seem to assume we are all... Continue Reading →

The One Essential Question

I suspect today, like every day, you have so much to do.  You have policies to develop, processes to implement, staff to induct, and performance appraisals to conduct. You have risks to manage and legislation to comply with.  You have money to spend and money to save.  You are being pushed to provide answers and... Continue Reading →

What COP26 Is Really All About

As representatives from nations worldwide gather in Glasgow to discuss the next decade, we are led to believe that the purpose is to tackle climate change.  We are told that our leaders are meeting to secure commitments to net zero-emission targets and methane reduction and that they are their showcase the climate action plans to... Continue Reading →

My Wish For All Politicians

My heart goes out to all politicians, especially those in power.  Between Covid-19, climate crisis, and community deterioration, they have some incredibly important yet tough decisions to make. They must also feel like they are in a tenuous position.  Suppose they commit to making unpopular (and yet necessary) changes. In that case, they risk losing... Continue Reading →

Quotas Are Only Half Of The Answer

Quotas for female representation in parliament are a very popular notion at the moment.  They are being touted as a means to greater respect for women and more balanced consideration of women's issues in policy development.  I agree that increasing the number of women in decision-making roles can redress the gender imbalance over time.  However,... Continue Reading →

Do You Really Value Your Employees?

Talk is Cheap - If You Don't Have a Compliment Management System, Then I Doubt You Truly Do! Concentrating on Complaints Is Cruel If you have read my previous article – The Untold Cruelty Happening In Your Organization Right Now, you will understand that a sole focus on complaints management can punish the employees you... Continue Reading →

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