Own It!

Those are the two words that have got me through so much these past 8 years, and the person who first uttered them will still to this day throw them back at me if I falter regarding anything I am stuttering, stumbling or procrastinating over (normally my drinks order but still).  She is and was […]

Is it a Mid-Life Crisis?

So apparently I am going through a ‘mid-life’ crisis. I am turning 40 next year and have suddenly started to do ‘crazy’ things… like get my nose re-pierced, get my first tattoo, dye my hair silver, take up yoga and start to share my rants with the world on social media… so is this a […]

Do NOT work from home, when you can work anywhere…

Being a professional working mother who is reporting to a direct-line manager situated in the US, means I have many demands on me to be flexible. From dealing with nursery drop-offs to dialing into important meetings at 8pm – which, I am glad I can do, from home in the comfort of my own surroundings and not at my desk in Slough (45 mins away).

There is a mention of career progression being stunted due to not being ‘physically present’. Surely most people these days want to work for an organisation that trusts its employees to get the job done, as opposed to working within set hours at a set location?