Panel discussions are boring – here’s how to fix them
Everyone knows that the best time to catch up on your emails at a conference is during the panel discussions, writes Andrea Carpenter. That’s because the collection of speakers on stage will usually present a united front, an adept display in consensus and optimism that rarely gets below the surface of the topic in hand. It’s a real shame...
10 things I’ve learnt about gender diversity in real estate
Tomorrow we launch the Women Talk Real Estate database with more than 150 registered female professionals. Our aim is to use this database as a way to improve the visibility of women in real estate through the industry stage and media. Eight months ago, my co-founder Viktorija Grubesic and I sat down together and came up with this practical idea to contribute to tackling the issue. We figured it would be easy as it was “just a database”, but here’s what else it uncovered:Read more