Posts in «News Worthy» category

Violence ought to be a bad career move

Question: Mel Gibson, Charlie Sheen and Chris Brown – what do these three have in common? Answer: they attack women. Some people seem to think this is OK. A recent survey in the USA revealed that the ‘norm’ for men was seen as someone who is emotionally controlled, puts career at the top of his […]

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Speak up and make your mark

Ever have that feeling that you just can’t face your workload, your problems or responsibilities? Well, you’re not alone. But here’s the thing: anticipation is the worst part. Once you determine to tackle an issue it starts to become just another challenge that you can take in your stride – like worries in the night […]

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Play to your strengths

The pressure is on! GCSE exam results are due and good results are regarded by many as the make-or-break factor in defining prospects for a successful career. But what if you don’t get the results you had hoped for? Must you be written off as a loser and a failure? Are you doomed to accept […]

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Fear of Failure

My friend has always maintained that she can’t sing so I was surprised when she told me that she had joined a choir. “How come they accepted you?” I asked. “Ah, well, it’s a special choir” she answered “it’s called the Can’t Sing Choir. It’s for people who think they can’t sing.” The leader of […]

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Let’s Prove the Point

It’s a sorry state of affairs that almost 100 years after the Suffragettes won us the right to vote for parliament, we women should still need to press hard for equal representation at the top levels of government and business. The European Union is currently considering the introduction of a law which would prescribe quotas […]

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Confidence = can-do

Girls Out Loud was mentioned twice during a House of Commons debate at the end of November when, in the context of a debate on the ‘Girls – educational development’ we were given credit for the effectiveness of our mentoring model. MP’s were discussing the fact that studies over the last 30 years show girls […]

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