Panel discussions are boring – here’s how to fix them
Everyone knows that the best time to catch up on your emails at a conference is during the panel discussions, writes Andrea Carpenter. That’s because the collection of speakers on stage will usually present a united front, an adept display in consensus and optimism that rarely gets below the surface of the topic in hand. It’s a real shame...
10 Principles for Leadership Presence
Annette Kramer, leadership coach and course leader for the Women in Real Estate 'Present yourself with confidence and master difficult questions' training course shares her top tips for creating leadership presence.
Check-in: staying connected during lock down
We’re pleased to announce the setting up of an informal mentoring network, Check-in: staying connected during lock down. We’re looking for both mentors and mentees that would be interested in taking part in some 30-minute check-in calls in the coming weeks.Read more
10 things I’ve learnt about gender diversity in real estate
Tomorrow we launch the Women Talk Real Estate database with more than 150 registered female professionals. Our aim is to use this database as a way to improve the visibility of women in real estate through the industry stage and media. Eight months ago, my co-founder Viktorija Grubesic and I sat down together and came up with this practical idea to contribute to tackling the issue. We figured it would be easy as it was “just a database”, but here’s what else it uncovered:Read more