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CEDR 25th Anniversary Dinner – The Leaders of Mediation

CEDR gathered 170 of its former and present staff, friends, colleagues and collaborators on 12 November to celebrate its 25th Anniversary.  Before a delicious dinner at the Corinthia Hotel in London, we have had the privilege of hearing Dr Karl Mackie CBE, chief executive of CEDR and Eileen Carroll QC (Hon), deputy chief executive of […]

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Culture, not just quotas, for better boardroom diversity

According to the latest report published by the government last week, the Boardroom gender ratio of FTSE 100 boards has reached a milestone, with 25% of board members now being women, an achievement credited to the voluntary efforts made by such organisations to actively recruit board members to balance the gender gap. Whilst this number represents […]

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Women in Negotiation

A leader in any situation, but particularly a leader in a negotiation, needs to find a way to direct their team in a manner that allows for collaborative and progressive interactions. In July 2015, CEDR organised a leadership seminar at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, asking what qualities define a good leader. Although […]

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A New Generation of Leaders: What does winning look like?

What do you think of when you hear the word “leader”? Maybe images of Napoleon come to mind, a leader whose style might be more authoritative than democratic, or perhaps your visions are more along the lines of those of Ghandi, a man known for peaceful protesting and community involvement. The good, the bad, and […]

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“A Degree in People”: Testing leadership on the cricket pitch

It’s usually red, and weights between 5.5 and 5.75 ounces, so nearly 10% bigger than a baseball.  And it’s harder; it’s coming straight for your head, at anything up to 90 miles an hour.  It’s been deliberately aimed at you; and if this one misses you, the next one probably won’t. For whilst in baseball […]

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