Conquering the Pacific Ocean – Interview with Laura Penhaul

Laura Penhaul, team leader for the Coxless Crew, the first all-female team to row across the Pacific Ocean shares the key lessons from the 8500-mile challenge. Laura highlights that preparation was key to their success and to deal with unexpected issues well. Getting to the start line was one journey, being at seas another, both more »

How Non-conformists Change the World – Originals by Adam Grant

How Non-conformists Change the World – Originals by Adam Grant

If you have a look on Amazon, there are approximately 175,000 books on leadership which can make it hard to find something new, unique or challenging. Professor Kim Cameron, author of Practicing Positive Leadership, encourages us to read more academic and research based books. Adam Grant, a former doctoral student at the University of Michigan, more »

A global woman – Interview with Mirela Sula

A global woman – Interview with Mirela Sula

Author, international speaker, journalist, publisher, trainer and psychologist. Mirela Sula is the creator and co-founder of Migrant Woman Limited, and Publisher of Global Woman.co magazine, empowering and connecting women around the world. She grew up in Albania when the country was under the regime of communism. Democracy came when Mirela was 16 years old, and more »

Championing women leaders – Interview with Lady Kitty Chisholm and Dr Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj

Boardwalk Leadership was born when Lady Kitty Chisholm and Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj posed the question: “What can we do together that we can’t do on our own, that is going to create a real lever for advancing women’s leadership?” In the video above Shaheena highlights that companies that are gender diverse have a 15% uplift on more »

Where does the courage come in?

Where does the courage come in?

I recently attended an event on Women’s Leadership Careers organised by the Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) Women in Management (WiM) Network. The keynote speaker was none other than CMI’s CEO Ann Francke, an exceptionally dynamic and engaging speaker.Ann shared her wealth of knowledge and experience about progressing in the ranks of organisations as a female more »

An entrepreneur’s business journey – Interview with Ronke Lawal

Ronke Lawal is the founder and director of Ariatu PR, where she works with start-ups and entrepreneurs on opportunities to publicise and promote their businesses through marketing campaigns and press and media engagement. Ronke specialises in digital projects strategy, working with social media and content marketing. After graduating with a degree in International Business and more »