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Liz Dimmock Liz Dimmock, founder of Women Ahead, shares lessons for mentoring and coaching from the sports world. This year she is leading a team of women cyclists around the globe Sir Martin Sorrell was recently profiled in the Financial Times as one of the world’s “most connected CEOs”. It’s telling that the verb they used to describe the advertising titan referred explicitly to the scale, reach and quality of his network. And a 2014 report from Women of Influence sponsored by Thomson Reuters highlighted a deficiency in ‘strategic networking’ as a specific challenge facing women as they advanced in […]

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LIZ DIMMOCK In this new column, Liz Dimmock will share lessons for mentoring and coaching from the sports world. This year she is leading a team of women cyclists around the globe. Sport has the potential to be a positive catalyst for girls and women. Just think of Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton, Ironman Chrissie Wellington, rower Anna Watkins or gender equality champion, CEO Helena Morrissey. Such exemplary female role models show the importance of working hard, grasping opportunities and focusing on being the best version of ourselves. Yet women in sport have been getting a raw deal. In 2013, just […]