Friday Voice LIVE: See Diversity as a Business Opportunity

In this podcast, Rina Goldenberg Lynch shares her thoughts on how companies can make Diversity a competitive advantage.

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Contributions! Claire Bennett on how to build a growth mindset and handle disappointment

Claire was a member of the Great Britain women’s foil fencing team and part of the World Class Performance Programme. She has represented Great Britain in European and World Championships since the age of 14. As captain of England Claire won individual Bronze and Team Gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Fencing Games. Whilst studying for her modern languages degree at Durham University she was British Universities Champion. In 2012 Claire won the Girls Day Trust School Trust Alumna of the Year award in recognition of her achievements as an athlete.  Meet Claire at our conference on 21 June 2017


Dr. Pauline Crawford: Magical Conversations – the new language for success in the 21st Century

Hear Dr Pauline Crawford tell us how to make conversations magical; how to recognise when they're not going in the right direction and how to re-direct them.  Make the most of understanding the approach that makes conversations reach a desired outcome.

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Contributions: Miriam González Durántez on What We Can All Do To Make Extraordinary Contributions

Miriam González is a partner of international law firm Dechert LLP where she is co-chair of the firm’s International Trade and Government Regulation practice, focusing on international and EU trade law and policy.  Miriam is also the Founder and Chair of “Inspiring Girls”, a charity dedicated to raising the aspirations of young girls around world by connecting girls and female role models.

Listen to Miriam tell us how any person can make an extraordinary change for themselves and for the world

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Contributions: Emily Thorpe on the extraOrdinary nature of being a mum

Happy Working Mum

Emily Thorpe is a working mother of two boys. Having initially found motherhood to be a far cry from the ‘Mary Poppins’ version she had imagined, she has since found the perfect balance between work and motherhood, whilst also finding time to pursue her own dreams and be a role model to her children.

Listen to Emily explain why becoming a mum is both an ordinary and an extraordinary experience and how to make the most of the additional skill set that being a mother brings.

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Contributions: Mark Walley on Succeeding Against the Odds

Mark Walley. RICS. London. United Kingdom.

As a member of the Executive Team of the RICS, Mark has responsibility to shape the direction of RICS and to fully contribute to the leadership of the organisation.

Mark is a Diversity and Inclusion Champion and RICS’ lead executive on this strategy.

Mark talks about believing in oneself and pushing oneself to do more, to be better, to achieve the best for yourself.


Ordinary People, Extraordinary Contributions: Susan Smith on Recognising the Extraordinary in Every Person

Susan is Head of Consulting at Pi Partnership Group, an independent pensions consulting firm specialising in providing a range of services to pension scheme trustee boards and employers .  Her 30 years of experience within the pension industry has involved working with pension schemes with thousands of members to pension schemes across a range of businesses

Hear Susan Smith tell us why Pi Partnership Group, pensions consultants, have chosen to sponsor this event and support Voice At The Table.

Jane Adshead-Grant: Are you Listening or Waiting to Speak?

Listen to this recording of our Friday Voice LIVE podcast and pick up tips and insights on how to become a better listener from one of the best listeners out there.  Jane Adshead-Grant's knowledge and passion for this topic makes this an invaluable lesson for us all.