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Helping women make shift happen in the global south

I am pleased as punch to have been elected to the Board of Directors for WOCAN. Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) is a global non-profit organisation working out of Bangkok, Thailand to make demonstrable, measurable change in women’s lives. It is a vast networked organisation that focuses on women’s […]

Shift is happening!

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I am proud and excited to announce that I am the new Executive Director of the EDGE Certified Foundation. EDGE stands for Economic Dividends for Gender Equality. EDGE is a global certification scheme created in Switzerland and is dedicated to closing the workplace gender gap. This voluntary scheme takes a systemic and strategic approach to […]

Want to change? Be more you.

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This post is inspired by the launch of our associate Edward Kellow’s new website “Kellow Learning“.   “…change occurs when one becomes what he is, not when he tries to become what he is not.” Arnold Beisser, The Paradoxical Theory of Change, 1970 In a classic and often quoted work about Gestalt therapy, Beisser sets […]

Banish the beige

Image Copyright: Chris Grieve

I wrote this in January, 2013.  The journey to make shift happen at Meridian Prime really took off after this! It’s been a reflective start to 2013. For some months I’ve been playing around with ideas to rebrand and relaunch my work and my company. By the end of the year I had come up […]

Launching our new look

We are pleased and proud to launch Meridian Prime’s new website, branding, tag line and approach. We have embraced the idea of making shift happen for ourselves and of banishing the beige from our lives, especially work. To that end, we have created a dynamic and more contemporary web presence. Along with the new look, […]

Performance enhancement secret – making marginal gains

It’s been an extraordinary summer for Great British sport (if not the weather). During the latter half of July I was glued to Bradley Wiggins’ performance in the Tour de France. And then, just across the river from the home of ‘zero degrees’, the Olympics. Wow. London 2012 is gearing up again today for more […]

Do you avoid the hard stuff by calling it the soft stuff?

The hard skills we use everyday at work are visible and tangible: we can easily demonstrate our ability with numbers by producing a spreadsheet; or our sales ability with a pitch-perfect presentation; or our writing skills with a well-structured and articulate report. We can analyse figures that help us to understand the position of our […]