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Female friendly support for women entrepreneurs – a report by the University of East London

As part of my ongoing work on the economic empowerment of women, I have been collaborating on behalf of the UK economic blueprint for women entrepreneurs with the University of East London and their enterprise hub on research into women and entrepreneurship. It’s really the start of the journey, as gender disaggregated data on this

Reflections on international women’s day 2019

One of the things I really value about International Women’s Day every year on 8th March is the sheer amount of interesting research published. However, one of the challenges is keeping track due to sheer volume that is launched on IWD. I’m fortunate to have a committed eco-system of  research fiends who share anything interesting

All the best meetings happen in the kitchen

All the best meetings happen in the kitchen. On Sunday evening, I found myself in the slightly bizarre but very privileged position as a W20 delegate* sitting in a kitchen of the beautiful and historical surroundings of the Societe d’Encouragement pour l’industrie National on Paris’ left bank eating sushi and listening to the French Minister

W20 Argentina – No going back

What a week it’s been! As the work of the past year culminates with the handover of the W(Women) 20 communique  http://w20argentina.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/W20_Communiqué_eng.pdf to the President of Argentina it’s time for a little reflection (to be followed by yet more focused action)!   I’ve been fortunate to participate in the work of the W20 – an

Professional Moderators and why you would want one at your launch or awards ceremony.

Are you a manufacturer or even a dealer of any goods? In which case from time to time you will produce or be asked to market new products which will require a launching. Therefore, to get your new product into the public eye you will be wanting to hold a launch event with many invited

12 simple steps to a great Charity Auction

As well as being an event moderator facilitator I am also a professional toastmaster by which I go by the title of  The Man in the Red Coat, In this role I am regulalry involved in the facilitation of Charity Events and more often than not Charity Auctions. So to help, please find listed below 12 steps as a

Speech Guidance and “The power of Three” x3.

There is an apparent cliché that most things to do with public speaking are set to the power of three, but why is this? Well here are a 9 speech power of threes for you to consider. Hopefully they help you a lot. (Even if it breaks its own rule!) 1. Beginning, Middle and End. This may

Product Launches and Awards Events – Why would you want a professional moderator?

In particular, the initial state of the company’s sales and operations planning capabilities limited their ability to account for demand variability or raw material lead times in production and distribution. Improve sales and operations and production planning.

The Importance of being “Earnest!”

The teams focused their efforts on a few of the highest-value S&OP levers in order to review the current planning process, identify gaps in the planning infrastructure and analytically understand demand and supply variability.

Great events and their biggest secret.

With hundreds of medications in the market, Pharm Ltd. needed a proper method to predict and manage their inventory. Using a mean absolute percentage analysis (MAPE), the teams defined appropriate levels for raw materials and finished products by mapping.

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