I have something to admit: I think I love being a grumpy London commuter. Don’t get me wrong – I would almost certainly be happier with no commute at all, but there is something fascinating about how unique and bizarre our capital’s daily trudge has...

In early July I found myself Googling “pregnant new job”. Two things that I had been madly hoping for had coincided almost to the day: I was offered a position at a wonderful Learning & Development company, and I found out I was expecting. Looking back, I...

Eight years ago the global economy took a major turn for the worse – nose-diving deep into recession. Work forces were compromised as companies closed and cuts were made at any cost. Analysts say that we aren’t completely out of the wobbly financial forest yet,...

Let me tell you a story: Once upon a time in a galaxy really quite nearby there was a mighty Corporation whose name was known far and wide ruled over by Wise and Powerful Rulers. And one day the Wise and Powerful rulers saw that the...

When you talk about promoting gender diversity in senior positions within a country or organisation, some people respond by saying that, although it’s a really important subject, we can’t only look at women in the workplace because we risk alienating others and that we should...

One of the joys and surprises of networking is never knowing exactly what the outcome will be! On Saturday April 18th in Mumbai I was privileged to be present when the Steps India team presented a three hour Learning and Development Workshop for the South Mumbai...

What does a pilot look like? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZWfg-8Ymm4 Late last year, Steps undertook some street interviews as part of a research project with ENEI (the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion). We wanted to explore individual unconscious bias in action and so we asked our interviewees the...