May 18, 2024

It sounds so very simple. And it is simple. Just smile.

Welcome to the first in our series of blogs on preparing to enter the working world. Transitioning into the workforce can be a daunting prospect. That space between finishing school or university and nailing your job interviews. That place of […]
May 19, 2023

Importance of Personal Branding: Communication, Confidence, and Success

In today’s highly networked world, personal branding is more critical than ever. It’s not just about being known in your field; it’s about being known for your contribution. Our personal brand is our reputation. It’s about how we present ourselves […]
January 4, 2023

Keep your shirt on

  “A world without manners means a world without kindness and consideration. And a world without kindness and consideration means the erosion of our civil code of conduct. And that means chaos and anger.” The current monarch, King Charles, said […]
December 14, 2022

This is not a war

Respecting the old world of etiquette is so often framed as a fight. A battlefield, with the young on one side desperate to make the oldies understand that things have changed. Stop judging, and labelling, they say. The oldies are […]
November 30, 2022

First impressions count

Dress codes do exist. Whether we like it or not, dressing appropriately is a big part of getting ahead in life. It’s a part of life. ‘Clean, presentable clothing in good condition not offensive to others’ would be the general […]
November 14, 2022

Is patience really a virtue?

June Dally-Watkins absolutely believed that patience is a virtue. But nowadays is patience really a virtue? Patience in this new millennia seems to be old fashioned and somewhat passé. Certainly, when Miss Dally said ‘patience is virtue’ she wasn’t preaching […]
November 1, 2022

Be kind to yourself first

Women have for millennia been taught to nurture and please those around them. Smile sweetly, sit nicely, take up as little space as possible and put their own wants and needs last. That just doesn’t cut it. Women are doing […]
September 29, 2022

Welcome to our blog!

What a pleasure to welcome you to the first of our June Dally-Watkins blogs! Every two weeks check out your Inbox for a deeper dig into: What Would June Dally-Watkins Do? Because as we try to navigate a way forward […]