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Balance and boundaries.

Today many of us struggle with feeling overwhelmed and over-extended, and we feel that every day is a ‘race against the clock’. We are constantly playing ‘catch-up’ with the whirlwind of commitments. Read our tips on maintaining balance and boundaries.

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Most parents feel like they're failing during first year of parenthood

30th April 2019

In order for our society to function we need parents and we need workers. But our culture sure doesn't make it easy to be both at the same time. Read more here

The benefits of gender-neutralising parental leave

30th April 2019

Read here about the companies that have opted to enhance or equalise their maternity and paternity policies, while at the same time encouraging discussions around flexible working for parents and non-parents alike.

Closing the gender pay gap, inch by inch. Seven steps in the right direction.

5th April 2019

Last year, more than ten thousand private firms provided details of their gender pay gap. It turned out that three quarters of them paid men more than women. One year later, the results are in – but what’s the verdict? In the last year the UK’s gender pay gap has...

Reflections from the school run on trust and commitment

2nd April 2019

Everyone kept telling me that having a second child is easier than having the first. My daughter, Tayah, was nearly four years old when my son, River, was born. I’ve spent the last 15 months trying to understand why going back to work felt so different this time. After all,...

Shirking from home?

2nd April 2019

Certain jobs will always require staff to remain at their place of work . But for many employees , the option to work from home is fast becoming more desirable — and economical. According to a 2017 Gallup survey of more than 15,000 working adults, 43% of respondents said they...

Talking Talent welcomes Tracey Groves to global coaching and consulting practice.

19th March 2019

Talking Talent, the global coaching consultancy leading the gender diversity agenda, today announced the appointment of Tracey Groves as Global Managing Director of Client Advisory Services. In a portfolio role for Talking Talent, starting April 1 st , Tracey will be responsible for the growth of the client advisory solutions,...

Gender Equality Lessons from a 7-Year-Old

8th March 2019

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter. The goal of building a gender-balanced world is core to my beliefs and the work I do in my career every day. It is also core to my role as a parent. Raising both strong girls and boys who are...

The #BalanceForBetter Campaign knows what it wants

8th March 2019

As we move further into 2019, and into the uncharted territory of Brexit, we all have to do everything in our power to avoid losing momentum around our gender and inclusion agendas. Keeping an eye on our fundamental principles and what makes business sense is the only option. Uncertainty is...

Celebrating an International Woman: Sarah Speake

7th March 2019

In honour of International Women’s Day (March 8, 2019), we want to recognise all the strong women who put their aspirations into action with hard work and unrelenting ambition. Shout out to all the ladies who are making things happen! One of those outstanding women is Sarah Speake, founder of...

Reflections of the last 10 years – What’s next?

5th March 2019

This month I celebrate ten years at Talking Talent, working hard with my colleagues, clients and coachees to create a fairer and more gender diverse working world. International Women’s Day is a chance to reflect on the progress we’ve made, and to rev ourselves up: there’s still a lot left...