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Bridge over walls

Are women selling themselves short in the workplace? 5 tips for negotiating what you deserve.

By Liz Rivers Negotiation is something professional women do every day and you probably think you’re pretty good at it. I’ll bet you’re great at representing your clients, team or organisation – pulling out all the stops to make sure they get what they deserve. But when it comes to your own interests, are you […]

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Managing conflict whilst teaching conflict management skills

“Tracey, you are not listening to me; I have told that you that I do not want to role-play!” These were the words that were being shouted at me by a very cross looking participant (eyes narrowed, pursed lips and red faced) whilst I was setting up an exercise for a simulated mediation on a […]

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future Leadership

Demands upon Leaders today and tomorrow

Advanced education, democratisation and technological change are driving global socio-cultural changes and new business structures and aspirations which require of leaders and organisations that they are at once more agile and more collaborative in their tasks as leaders.  Leadership education however often reflects the old world models of top-down influencing, rather than leaders who work […]

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Lady Elizabeth Vallance speaking

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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