Thursday, March 30, 2017

Lifestyle

Living Powerfully is your game-changer

Power
I don’t know about you, but I think the word POWER has got an image problem. When you hear the word, do you think of sharp suited men and women in steel and glass boardrooms, strutting around and shouting at each other? Well you're not alone, because for many people THIS is their predominant...

We like Sport not Sparkles 🏆

sport
Women's sport - if like us you are ❤️ ing it at Rio 2016, you may also have noticed something that you are not ❤️ ing and that is how often TV commentators refer to women's LOOKS not athleticism. Yesterday we were watching the amazing group final of the women's gymnastics and as Japanese...

Genderbuzz on High Heels!

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Why should women wear high heels at work?

How images shape your ideas about gender

Whether you like it or not, images shape your ideas about gender Images shape your ideas about gender; just try doing a Google image search on 'masculine' and 'feminine'. The image results are strikingly different, reflecting society’s perception of gender. We’re all influenced by a wide variety of factors: family, school, peer groups and of course...

Who was Rosie the Riveter?

Rosie the Riveter
How did a woman who became known as “Rosie the Riveter,” wearing a red-spotted headscarf and blue denim work shirt, declaring “We Can Do It!” become a feminist icon for generations of American women? Today she has a museum named after her - the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park, in Richmond, California,...

How did our world become separated into Pink and Blue?

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How did our world become separated into Pink and Blue and even grey and gold? Click on this video to find out..

Why Self-confidence is the foundation of success in life and work

self confidence
At its very core of genderbuzz.com is my desire to help individuals and organisations put self-confidence and empowering behaviours at the heart of everything they do and say, and to watch as their workplaces and lives transform as a result. So what do I mean by ‘self-confidence’? We are bombarded by the idea that we need...

Why being authentic is your secret to success

authentic
Authentic has been a buzzword in business over the last 12 months, but what does it actually mean? When I checked the dictionary definition words such as ‘genuineness’, ‘realness’ and ‘truthfulness’ appeared– so far, so straightforward. However, as a coach, my own definition of goes further than that and I define authentic as ‘behaving...

Words create our world

gender language
*Blog originally Published 29/09/2015 Today the Huffington post published an article about sexist language in the playground with the tagline Sexist Remarks Should be as unacceptable as racism or homophobia. In a recent blogpost on my website I also looked at the gendered language we use (often casually) in our everyday working lives to describe...

What’s the truth about gender pricing of everyday products?

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Click on the video and see what researchers in America discovered about gender pricing when they visited retail giant ‘Target’.

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