Surveyorhood – why the new name? – By Natasha Stone

Supporting and helping others to be the best they can be has always been close to my heart. It's been something I've naturally done in every job I've had, and I never really gave it a second thought until I came to step out of my comfort zone and re-trained as a Quantity Surveyor into …

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Setting the Dial on DiversiTEA and INKlusion – By Amanda Clack

‘Managing Diversity and Inclusion in Real Estate’ has been written and is published at a poignant moment in what feels like a turning tide of change of attitudes for our sector and is written for real estate and construction professionals alike – at all levels, but especially those in leadership roles.  I say this because …

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A Kinder Leadership – By Gillian Charlesworth

A few weeks ago Sara Cameron, a leading light of the #surveyingsisterhood and RICS Governing Council member, asked me to write a piece for this blog on the subject of kinder leadership. At the time, unknown to Sara, I was involved in a selection process for a new leadership role - CEO of the Building …

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If you can see it, you can be it – By Sara Cameron

This is not the blog post I had intended to write following my recent trip to Hong Kong.  A trip that coupled my first visit to Asia and my second RICS Governing Council meeting during my term of office. However as I sat down to write this following jetlag and then tonsilmageddon (the worst tonsillitis …

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When does “very experienced” become “too experienced”? – By Sharon Slinger

A woman has 50 years of experience working as a professional in our industry, she’d be snapped up by companies with all that knowledge, wouldn’t she? Surely you’d want that knowledge and experience involved in your project or team? What better way to teach junior members of staff the technical and personal skills to prosper …

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