The thought of having their own business and working for themselves is something many women in their forties are longing to do. Increasingly, more and more of my clients are in this position themselves. Tired of the ‘politics’ that comes with corporate life or breaking through the glass ceiling, only to have to contend with the glass wall, is driving women out in their droves.
From being one of the boys to becoming their leader, there will be high expectations on Ryan Giggs as he takes on the role of interim manager of Manchester United, which is probably the world’s most popular football club.
Are you holding yourself back because you are afraid of failure? Do you lack confidence so much that you avoid opportunities to pursue your most heartfelt ambitions? If you are then you are just like thousands of other women up and down the country.
Love her or hate her, one thing you have to admire about Madonna is her ability to continue reinvent herself so that she constantly remains relevant.
When you are trying to make positive changes to your career or business, it can be quite lonely if you don’t have a support network around you. It can also be hard to keep the motivation going if you do not have someone who can encourage you or hold you accountable. There may be various
The number of women that are doing unfulfilling jobs never ceases to amaze me. It is often when women get to their 40s and 50s and have spent years doing work that they are not happy with that they recognise the importance of doing work that is true to who they are and embark on a mid life career change.
I recently took part in a discussion on Resonance 104.4FM radio (www.resonancefm.com) called ‘Re-framing the Glass: Overcoming Barriers to Women’s Advancement in the Workplace’. Despite being in the 21st century where legislation exists to address issues of gender inequality, the issue of women’s advancement in the workplace continues to be a major issue. You can listen
Getting their point of view across in the workplace can be difficult for some women, particularly when there are strong personalities that seem to over power your every word. Some of these women end up being walked all over and taken advantage of.
When I was a child my Dad would often say to me ‘there’s no such word as can’t’ when I said I could not do something. At the time I did not really understand what he meant and thought that he was simply correcting my grammar, in that I should be saying ‘cannot’. It was only when I got older that I fully understood what he meant…
An article on the Mail online claims women bosses lack personality because they feel pressure to be super human. This is in line with a blog I wrote last week for We Are The City website called How True To Yourself Are You At Work where I wrote about women not being their authentic self in the workplace.