Balance and boundaries.

Today many of us struggle with feeling overwhelmed and over-extended, and we feel that every day is a ‘race against the clock’. We are constantly playing ‘catch-up’ with the whirlwind of commitments. Read our tips on maintaining balance and boundaries.

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Shirking from home?

2nd April 2019

Certain jobs will always require staff to remain at their place of work . But for many employees , the option to work from home is fast becoming more desirable — and economical. According to a 2017 Gallup survey of more than 15,000 working adults, 43% of respondents said they...

Talking Talent welcomes Tracey Groves to global coaching and consulting practice.

19th March 2019

Talking Talent, the global coaching consultancy leading the gender diversity agenda, today announced the appointment of Tracey Groves as Global Managing Director of Client Advisory Services. In a portfolio role for Talking Talent, starting April 1 st , Tracey will be responsible for the growth of the client advisory solutions,...

Gender Equality Lessons from a 7-Year-Old

8th March 2019

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter. The goal of building a gender-balanced world is core to my beliefs and the work I do in my career every day. It is also core to my role as a parent. Raising both strong girls and boys who are...

The #BalanceForBetter Campaign knows what it wants

8th March 2019

As we move further into 2019, and into the uncharted territory of Brexit, we all have to do everything in our power to avoid losing momentum around our gender and inclusion agendas. Keeping an eye on our fundamental principles and what makes business sense is the only option. Uncertainty is...

Celebrating an International Woman: Sarah Speake

7th March 2019

In honour of International Women’s Day (March 8, 2019), we want to recognise all the strong women who put their aspirations into action with hard work and unrelenting ambition. Shout out to all the ladies who are making things happen! One of those outstanding women is Sarah Speake, founder of...

Reflections of the last 10 years – What’s next?

5th March 2019

This month I celebrate ten years at Talking Talent, working hard with my colleagues, clients and coachees to create a fairer and more gender diverse working world. International Women’s Day is a chance to reflect on the progress we’ve made, and to rev ourselves up: there’s still a lot left...

Flexibility is Strength: 7 Ways to Support the Next-Gen Female Workforce

4th March 2019

Research published by Bain and CEW in 2015 shows that about 50% of women working flexibly are experienced employees, who do so for various reasons such as to care for their children, achieve better work like balance etc. The female talent pipeline is vulnerable where that 50% are concerned, as...

A Million Little Things: The Real Issue Behind Workplace Mental Health Issues

28th February 2019

Teresa Hopke, US CEO at our newly merged Life Meets Work, a Talking Talent company, talks about what she believes we should be doing to find solutions to good workplace mental health so that we prevent problems from arising in the first place. Read the article from Training Industry

Diversity and Inclusion in 2019 – what will it bring?

28th January 2019

2018 saw great strides made in shifting the dial on how organisations not only talk about diversity and inclusion, but how they are also proactively delivering initiatives to ensure business success. Our recent global research suggests that 2019 will continue to see that progress increased. Organisations will continue to make...

The gift behind Blue Monday

21st January 2019

Dr Cliff Arnal – originator of the idea of Blue Monday back in 2005, has since stated that he never intended for the phrase to emphasise misery and to become the year’s most depressing date. It was instead about, where possible, taking a positive outlook and looking ahead at opportunities...