‘Tackling the obstacles faced by women is essential for organisations to close gender pay gaps and improve the retention and progression of female talent’
Joy Burnford, author of Don’t Fix Women, is featured in the Harpers Bazaar speaking about the real issues at stake on International Women’s Day. Read the article here.
Congratulations to all the finalists in this year’s Business Book Awards (with commiserations to those who missed out).
It was a proud day for Practical Inspiration Publishing, with ELEVEN of our authors shortlisted again this year.
Our finalists are:
Rob Wozny (Storytelling for Business), Mark Garrett Hayes (Sales Coaching Essentials), Tammy Watchorn (The Change Ninja Handbook), Chris Altizer/Gloria Cusack-Johnson (Growing the Elephant), Lesley Roberts (Coaching Outdoors), Adrian Pyne (Agile Beyond IT), Carla Miller (Closing the Influence Gap), Joy Burnford (Don’t Fix Women), Felicity Cowie (Exposure), Helen Beedham (The Future of Time) and Alison Jones (Exploratory Writing).
Winners will be revealed on 16 May, 2023.
We’re keeping EVERYTHING crossed!
‘We need leaders who take action to progress gender equality, who role-model inclusive behaviour and create the level playing-field needed to retain women and create a better culture for all.’
Joy Burnford, author of Don’t Fix Women, is featured in Dialogue speaking about why organizations need to consider the needs of women at all life stages if they are to improve talent retention and close gender pay gaps.
Read the article here.
Joy Burnford’s book, Don’t Fix Women, is was listed in Management Today as one of ‘The best leadership books of 2022’
‘Access to flexibility creates a happier, more engaged, trusted and motivated workforce, while also helping organisations retain talent.’
Joy Burnford, author of Don’t Fix Women, is interviewed by Tim Reitsma for People Managing People Magazine.
We’re passionate about the world of work, and how we can make it better. To help satisfy our curiosity, we’ve launched an interview series where we pick the brains of experienced leaders, business owners, managers, and individual contributors to get their thoughts on how we can collectively build better workplaces.
‘I have seen many companies making positive strides in supporting women suffering from hormonal issues; those that focus on hormone issues in their well-being agenda, and provide personalized support to women who need it, will make big strides in becoming inclusive employers that are prioritizing the mental health of their staff and make progress in gender equality.’
Joy Burnford, author of Don’t Fix Women, is featured in the December Issue of Talent Management Excellence.
Women’s hormonal challenges have long been considered taboo in the workplace, yet the side effects can have a major impact on confidence levels, career progression, and well-being. In fact, for many women, it leads to them leaving their jobs altogether. In my new book,Don’t Fix Women , I summarize these challenges as the four Ms: menopause, maternity, miscarriage and monthlies.
Joy Burnford, author of Don’t Fix Women, and Susie Robinson, author of Transform to Outperform are both featured in People Management’s ‘What’s New’ column.
Joy Burnford’s book, Don’t Fix Women, has been selected as one of the ten best management books of 2022 by The Globe and Mail
If you’re looking to relax over the holidays with a management book that can help you grow, HBR at 100 is your best bet. This collection from the ever-insightful Harvard Business Review is filled with concepts that transformed management thinking over the past century.
‘…inclusive leadership is vital: inclusive leaders have an awareness of their personal biases and privilege, they seek out and explore different perspectives to inform decisions and they collaborate with others effectively.’
Joy Burnford, author of Don’t Fix Women, is featured in CEOWORLD magazine.
We know that gender equality remains a huge problem for businesses, but for real change to occur, the drive has to come from the top. So, firstly, why is this important? The case for diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace is considerable, not only from a moral perspective, but because it simply makes good […]
‘A collection of actions in different areas, from flexible working to sponsorship, will boost women’s confidence and enable them to overcome the barriers they face at work’
Joy Burnford’s book Don’t Fix Women is reviewed on workingmums.co.uk.
A collection of actions in different areas, from flexible working to sponsorship, will boost women’s confidence and enable them to overcome the barriers they face at work, according to a new book which argues that we need to fix the systemic issues that hold women back rather than ‘fixing’ women.