Michelle’s Blog

Power of the Voice

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Last autumn, I sobbed my way through 1hr 46m of the Suffragette movie, if you haven’t seen it please watch the trailer here, (yes even the trailer makes me cry!)…

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Professional and Warm

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Rachel Short was our guest speaker at last week’s WDF celebrations for International Women’s Day in Guernsey and Jersey. Rachel is a psychologist, 30% Club Steering Committee member and one of the…

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Women and Power

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While researching for yesterday’s WDF event – The Power of Women in Business, I found this quote: – A woman can never be too thin or too rich, but until…

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Women Entrepreneurs

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There’s a saying – we teach what we most need to learn – and that’s what has been running through my mind as I reflect on having hosted yesterday’s sell-out…

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How Included Do You Feel?

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We’ve all been there, that feeling of being on the edge of a group, not quite belonging, not quite fitting in – but for most of us we are talking…

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The Power of Peer-Mentoring

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In 2014 I launched the Women’s Leadership Forum as a year- long experimental learning journey into the world of leadership from a female perspective, with a group of professional women…

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The Sex Debate

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Well that was interesting, entertaining and thought provoking …… I’m sitting here digesting last Thursday’s excellent WDF Sex Debate, kindly sponsored by Mourant Ozannes, and presented by Managing Partner Jessica Roland with…

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Votes for Women

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A recent conversation between Deputy Yvonne Burford and myself ……… Yvonne “I’ve launched a campaign to get more women elected as Deputies in the States of Guernsey in the 2016…

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If she can, I can …..

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Perched on the cliffs above Fermain bay I was watching a tiny fishing boat pitching up and down in the foaming waters between Guernsey and Sark, little more than a…

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Jumping off the Totem-Pole

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8 years ago I found myself in the hills above Sitges in Spain at the top of a 5 metre Totem Pole being told to jump off while shouting “I…

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