Words to Lead By – Tamara Box

Head of structured finance at global law firm ReedSmith, Tamara Box shares the best piece of advice she has ever received: A woman, now working on exciting infrastructure projects in Africa, gave advice on a panel that Tamara was watching: “Never have lunch alone” Tamara Box interpreted this as advice to never miss an opportunity more »

Stakeholder management – What are family businesses doing well?

Stakeholder management – What are family businesses doing well?

Regardless of its size and nature, the growth and success of an organisation ultimately depends on the engagement and contribution of the people who, in whatever capacity, play a role in its development. In particular, it relies on the collaboration and successful interactions of the different networks of stakeholders who have an influence on its more »

The 7 questions of impactful leaders

Review of the Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier Your team sometimes just need a bit of support to shine. You can provide this support through changing your leadership approach to one of coaching. Helping people to find their own solutions is more impactful than giving advice, providing rules or direction. You can coach anytime, anywhere, more »

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 »

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 »