Lighting Up Eternity in 21st century Birmingham

Lighting Up Eternity – City Women and Van Gogh After a long haul through pandemic restrictions, our summer City Women meeting “with a difference” focused on Van Gogh’s art and spirituality for inspiration. “Lighting up Eternity in the Midst of Work and Life: A time of visual and verbal reflection...

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Walking Well in 2021

Walking Well in 2021 With all that is changing around us at work – reshaped by the pandemic, Brexit and other factors – what adjustments do I need to make to keep patterns sustainable?  Our most recent City Women session offered the opportunity to take stock, exploring a framework for intentional...

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Ploughing on regardless? Notice and be curious

As you get into your stride for 2020, how broad and deep is your vision? What are the headlines, as you turn into the new year at work? How far are you simply ploughing on with the things which are demanded of you, driven by diary commitments and the action list? How far are you seeing the year...

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Dealing with Conflict and Challenge

How do we deal with conflict and challenge at work and beyond? In the week in September when the Brexit debate was acknowledged as “toxic” by the Speaker of the House of Commons, our combined City Women / City Men lunch engaged with the tough subject of conflict and challenge.  Thank you to...

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Only Connect – with Sue Noyes

“Only Connect”, our recent Chaplaincy Plus lunchtime event, appropriately involved both City Women and City Men. Browne Jacobson generously hosted this event, which gathered together about 50 people from the ChaplaincyPlus network and beyond. Our speaker Sue Noyes is a chartered accountant by...

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Work-Life Balance or Imbalance?

Our most recent City Women event has focused on “Work-life balance or imbalance?”. There’s been a lot of response to this event from the network, confirming that this is a live issue for many of us. Thanks to Patricia Wright and Amy Tabari from Gowling WLG for leading our discussion as well as...

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Affirming Women in Business Leadership

Working in the Birmingham business community, ChaplaincyPlus affirms women in leadership. Our network is keen that the extremely disappointing “reasons” that a range of FTSE Chairs and CEOs have given for not appointing women to FTSE company boards, which have made the news headlines this week,...

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