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 Blog Entries 

In our articles, you can find all the info that you are looking for around the workplace, women at work, bias, digital, entrepreneurship, diversity and inclusion, and way more. 

Here are some of our blog entries, go on Medium to find way more. 

You can be a blogger for the LMF network too! Send an article (500 to 1000 words) at hello@lmfnetwork.com about an experience you have acquired that can help someone else. You can send us an article, a photo with a small bio of you, and your LinkedIn URL. We will share your story on our blog and you can share it on social networks and tag us. 

Sharing your knowledge with others will give you benefit from writing therapy. You will help others as well as understand yourself better. 

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Careers

3 Tips for the Perfect CV

Have you ever struggled to build your CV?

It doesn’t really matter if it’s the first time you are writing one or if you want to change your career. The application process is always the most unpleasant part when we want to find a job.

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Careers

Become a Digital Nomad and Work Remotely Wherever You Want With These Key Tips

Many workers dream of quitting their 9-to-5 office jobs and becoming digital nomads.

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Careers

3 Tips for a Thriving Career in Marketing

Over the last fifteen years, I have been working in a myriad of marketing departments, both in local and global roles. These roles have ranged from brand to product management all the way to innovation strategy.

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Skills

Maintaining Resilience at Work

Change creates challenges...

Particularly in the world of work where we are already facing pressures, deadlines, demands and have to deal with ongoing changes, it is essential that we adopt the necessary attributes to navigate challenges that arise along the way. 

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Skills

Where did the time go? Timeboxing — What, Why and How to make space for the important things

24 hours — that’s how much time we have per day. If you consider that we spend on average 8 hours a night sleeping, we are left with 16 hours to play with. Where does the time go? 

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Skills

Combatting Imposter Syndrome & Building Confidence

Have you ever felt like a fraud? Like your achievements were a stroke of luck, and that you’re the proverbial duck in the water at work? These are features of what has been termed “imposter syndrome.”

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DE&I in the workplace

Active Allyship — 3 messages to show your colleagues you care

As an active ally, you want to ensure that you are aware of what is happening in the world around you; how it may impact others and how you can actively support.

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DE&I in the workplace

‘The Extrovert Ideal’ — How To Drive Inclusion and Enable Introverts to Fly Too

The 20 plus months at home opened the window to my sweet spot and the conditions required for me to be at my best. So, what did I learn? I sit on the Introvert end of the Introvert-Extrovert spectrum.

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DE&I in the workplace

Why It’s So Important for Your D&I Strategy To Be Authentic

One of the biggest challenges affecting companies — in my opinion — is talking the talk but not doing the do.

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Women at work

Why Women and Men Still Don’t Have the Same Career Opportunities?

According to the World Bank, female-run enterprises are steadily growing all over the world, contributing to household incomes and the growth of national economies.

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Women at work

Will you #BreakTheBias?

Organizations arrange sessions for their female workforce. Brands offer special discounts. Women-centric movies are screened. Motivational speeches are aired. The day comes, and the day goes.

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Women at work

Do Women Have the Same Rights as Men?

Did you know that today women have just three-quarters of the legal rights of men on average? In 1970, it was less than half.

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Workplace

How Are Your Personality and Job Choice Linked?

Each one of us is unique, from our fingerprints to how we perceive the world around us and our preferences. For this reason, personalities and job choices can go hand in hand. 

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Workplace

Bullying in the Workplace How to Identify It and Rebuild Your Resilience

Most of us want to increase our confidence in at least one area of our lives, but confidence is a muscle that needs to be exercised all the time.

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Workplace

What Motivates Us? A Quick Look into Different Theories

Why do some people put more effort and energy than others into their work? Scholars and researchers have developed several models and theories to answer this question, even if none of these could be considered definitive and comprehensive.

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Bias

Heuristics & Cognitive Bias

Do you know someone who always makes the same mistakes and can’t explain why? Do you always feel confident when making a decision?

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Bias

Is Working Hard Enough to Get You Anywhere?

The Survivorship bias and Tokenism. This bias leads us to ignore the stories of people who “didn’t make it”. It is linked to the intuition of a Hungarian mathematician, Abraham Wald, in World War II (WWII).

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Bias

What Is Happiness? And How Can I Be Happy?

Behavioural scientists have spent a lot of time studying what makes us happy (and what doesn’t). For example, we know happiness can predict health and longevity, but happiness isn’t something that just happens to you.

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Diversity Inclusion & Equity

Introduction to Diversity and Inclusion

Despite diversity and inclusion being such a hot topic, less than 50% understood how diversity impacts their everyday life (LMF, 2021).

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Diversity Inclusion & Equity

The Racism That Stands Before Us: A Lack of Representation

B-L-A-C-K. It’s a word that’s only one syllable and five letters long, yet in the last 12 months, it has been plastered across the face of Western media thousands of times. But, what does it mean to be a black woman, specifically?

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Diversity Inclusion & Equity

Why Indigenous Traditions Are More Advanced Than Western Culture When It Comes to Gender?

Have you ever heard about baklâ, chibados or māhū? Do you know what a third gender is?

LMF Community

I Didn’t Know I Needed a Mentor…Until I Had One

Mentoring can help an individual drive personal growth and build skills, knowledge, and understanding. It can also support making diversity and inclusion a reality.

LMF Community

What I learned as an Intern at LMF Network

Four months into my internship and my time working at the Like Minded Females (LMF) Network has come to an end. It has truly been an experience to remember

LMF Community

What I Learned About Neurodiversity At LMF’s Workshop

Only 4 out of 10 absolutely understand how neurodiversity impacts their lives, according to LMF Network’s research on diversity and inclusion.

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You Need to Know

“Potayto, Potahto. Tomayto, Tomahto. Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off!”

Have you ever been made to feel insecure because of your accent?

Guess what? You are not alone!

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You Need to Know

Social Media and Mental Health

Social media is a platform for sharing ideas, thoughts and information. It’s also a way of connecting with others around the world.

There are pros and cons to social media.

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You Need to Know

Why does financial literacy matter to achieve inclusive cultures?

The Covid-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on most aspects of our lives. Many young professionals have lost their jobs or have been unable to find a role after graduating.

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Personal Blogs

My Journey Through Diversity

Growing up in Kenya, I was exposed to various beautiful cultures, races, religions, foods, communities, ethnicities and traditions. Then when I moved to England in 2006, I experienced a diversity that I had not come across before, which allowed me to be more respectful, open-minded, and understanding.

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Personal Blogs

Trying to Conceive & Having a Successful Career

The process of trying to conceive. 

Career or having children: it is not one thing or the other.

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Personal Blogs

My Experience Podcasting

A podcast is a recording of a discussion on various topics, which can be listened to or watched. Many see this as a business opportunity or others as a hobby. Bringing up important issues, raising awareness, educating others, and giving a platform for other people’s voices to be heard.