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How to Pivot in Your Career and Still Work Flexibly

 Can you have a career break and still work flexibly?   How to find work that works for your life pattern but in a new area?   Can do you change direction AND still maintain a working balance?   I’ve collaborated with Natasha Perry who walked the...

Nine Tips for Combatting Ageism at Work

  There is still work to be done on combatting ageism at work. Now that I am back in full time work and closer in age to 50 than 40 I feel a responsibility to be a spokesperson for the importance of age diversity at work. In the wonderful book “She’s Back” the...

How to Make a Sideways Career Move the Right Move

Career Success is commonly portrayed as going upwards in a straight line, rather than using a sideways career move, as quickly as possible. This strategy means not seizing the quirky moves that can expand your skills and potentially, job satisfaction. “Sideways or...

The Important Business of Rest – Your Own Mid-Year Appraisal

A Special Time A mid-year appraisal might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think"vacation". Summer holidays can be a time for going into reflective mode, especially if we can get a change of scene. I’m going to sit in a garden in France for two...

International Women’s Day – Lessons from Leaders

Yesterday I was at Accenture’s First Among Equals seminar as part of International Women’s Day celebration in London.   About 500 people (men and women) battled the the horrendous weather to sit in a hotel in Tower Hill and have inspiration showered on them by a...

What Davos 2018 Said To Women

The World Economic Forum in Davos ended recently. This year, for the first time, Davos was chaired by a panel comprised exclusively of women leaders. This year's slogan was "Creating a shared future in a fractured world." So how did Davos take on the gender gap, and...

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