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Archive for April, 2011

Bright ideas challenge launch2011

I went to the Bright Ideas Challenge launch last night which is the brainchild of Grow Wellington.   It was a great evening , inspirational speakers and the room was humming.  I was there, clutching my business cards,  on behalf of Wellington City Libraries.  We can offer any challenger, who has a library card, whether as […]

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New Zealand Global Women

Established in 2009,  New Zealand Global Women is a not-for-profit organisation  “whose members are recognised, accomplished senior women leaders from a wide range of national and international disciplines and industries”.  The organisations’ goals  are to:  “To increase leadership opportunities for our members through building a diverse, supportive and well connected network, that extends from New Zealand […]

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Entrepreneurship Corner

A great resource from Stanford University, Entrepreurship Corner  provides access to over 1600 videos and podcasts of lectures by a number of  major “entrepreurial thought” leaders.   You can search by topics such as creativity and innovation,  leadership and adversity and team and culture,  just to name a few.  It looks really good. Thanks to The […]

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Gender and the wage gap

Of interest? Links to two April 2011 publications from the : Institute for Women’s Policy Research regarding gender and the wage gap and by occupation If you are interested in the latest New Zealand material on the subject you can find Earnings inequality and gender in New Zealand, 1998-2008 / by Kerry L. Papps in […]

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At the crossroads, Philip Coltoff “At the Crossroads offers insights for both the aspiring leader and the senior leader — this book succinctly and intelligently portrays the author’s own experiences, learning and research. As a CEO, Phil’s commitment to the welfare of children created a sense of urgency, from the maintenance worker to the clinician, […]

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