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21 June 2021

This week Simone is joined by Award winning founder of The Career Mum and Senior Manager at Accenture, Amanda Newman Amanda talks about her recent breast cancer diagnosis and the value of openly discussing this with her family, team and employer. The NPW community are here to support and cheer Amanda on! Life Lessons this week are from Jayoti […]

14 June 2021

Simone is buzzing from the latest Power Circle discussing the new traits of leadership research NPW are undertaking with Teesside University   Sam talks about setting bou​ndaries in the freelance world and shares an interesting article on burnout Life Lessons this week are from UK Global Talent Visa recipient & Coach, Founder of Made With Glove, Michelle Hua, […]

7 June 2021

Simone shares how she got on wild camping in her Campervan with Northern Power Man and the kindness of people rallying around them. Sam talks about the latest WhatsApp scam going around. Life Lessons this week are from founder & CEO of Lingotot, Angela Sterling who talks about appearing on Dragon’s Den, rejecting the need to be super […]

1 June 2021

In this week’s travel special episode Simone reflects on her trip to Manchester to meet up with real life Northern Power Women! Sam flew to LA to reunite with old friends with just a slight bump in the road… Life Lessons this week are from Anu Kaura, an experienced, professional In-House Lawyer and Head of Legal […]

24 May 2021

Simone talks about her excitement about the NPW team coming together physically for the first time in over a year. Sam celebrates her daughter’s first vaccine in Arizona and what is coming up for Be Heard… Join us for the official launch of the Be Heard platform here for your one-way ticket out of your comfort zone. Life […]

21 May 2021

On this week’s episode Simone is joined by Director of Comms Rebel and Co-founder of A Leader Like Me, Advita Patel. Advita discusses her decision to set up her own business and reaching out to a mentor. She has created a powerful community to empower women and non-binary people of colour. Simone wishes Sam a very Happy Birthday, as […]

10 May 2021

Sam talks about new hybrid working styles being embraced by many businesses as well as the changing role of the office as a space to collaborate.  Simone discusses that Blah feeling a lot of us are experiencing which is called ‘languishing’ – you can read more about it here This week’s Life Lessons are from Partner […]

5 May 2021

Simone is still buzzing after attending and speaking at the Good Business Festival and tells all about the first IRL event since the pandemic began! Sam congratulates the Power Platform for being honoured for Best Community Website in the 25th Webby Awards – read more here This week’s Life Lessons are from Chair of Women in Social Housing North […]

19 April 2021

It’s Stress Awareness month and we put out a poll asking how often you felt stressed. Simone explains the Stress Bucket visualisation technique which can help you think about your own wellbeing. Sam discusses Mary Ibiyemi’s article about how having a ‘hard sounding’ name results in fewer job interviews for Black, Asian and Minority ethnic young people. There was also […]

12 April 2021

Simone shares some recent research from Accuracast, which suggests that Britons could have saved nearly £20k after one year of working from home. Sam talks about work from home pods that have been rolled out in Japan and Singapore to help create some much-needed distance between work and home life. Life Lessons this week are […]

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