It’s time to make our 1950’s workplaces extinct and for CEOs to lead from the front on Gender Equality

CEOs
Dear John, Andrew and Andy.... The archetypal profile of a CEO in Britain’s top 100 firms is male, white British and almost 55 years old. In addition, he is likely to be called Andrew, Andy or John. In fact there are more CEO’s called Andrew or Andy (7%) then there are female CEOs in total...

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...

Why Self Confidence Is The Foundation Of Success In Life & 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...

Men are not from Mars & Women are not from Venus

gender stereotypes
Gender stereotypes - sigh. How often have you heard the phrase ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’, to casually explain differences between men and women based on our gender? Pretty often I bet, as these words stormed into the English language back in 1992 when Dr. John Gray published his phenomenally successful...