Adverts are NOT us!

My reputation on Twitter is illustrated by tweets about anti ageism, anti sexism and self- esteem improvement and they all  come from the heart. Being over 60, female and someone whose self- love has had more downs than ups, I feel qualified to shout about these issues. Speaking of shouting, do any of you readers…

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THE 50+ SHOW – ‘Nul points’

Last Saturday (15th July) I ventured forth with only a handbag, pad and pen (remember those?) into the wilds of London’s Kensington Olympia to attend the 50+ Show.  Tempted not only by the offer of a free ticket but also by the exciting prospect that the 50+ Show, an event that I had attended a…

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HerStory – Pat Duckworth – from Senior Civil Service to Exhilarating Entrepreneur

My epiphany moment happened in a central London park in Spring 2009. Picture the scene: I am walking to my office in Parliament Square through St James’s Park. It’s a beautiful morning, the sun is shining and as I look across the lake I can see Buckingham Palace gleaming in the distance. Big Ben is…

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Jules Bannister: Creative Careers + (Older) Women in the Performing Arts

Join us on WomenUP Radio with our guest Jules Bannister, her career covers a mix of journalism and professional acting and singing with production work in BBC Radio and the music business in between. We will be discussing: – Creative Careers – journalism, acting, radio, singing and the music business – the benefits and the issues,  – Double…

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Pat Duckworth: Empowering Older Women Entrepreneurs + Mind/Body Techniques to Support Our Wellness

Join us on WomenUP Radio with our guest Pat Duckworth, best-selling author, therapist and international public speaker. We will be discussing: – Why and how cognitive therapy and NLP can benefit us? What solutions do they give, how can they be used to overcome obstacles and achieve our objectives.   – Empowering older women entrepreneurs and the additional challenges…

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Career Goals Exploded! What’s your choice?

So have you reached the height of your career? Are you thrilled with all that you have done to date, and more importantly, with every aspect of what you are doing at the moment, professionally, personally and with that mania of the moment – work-life balance? If you are, fantastic! I am truly delighted for…

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7 tips on how to repurpose your skills for a more interesting future

Recently I have been talking a lot about fulfilment in your work. It is something I am passionate about (in case you hadn’t noticed – lol) because it can make such a big difference to all aspects of our lives as well as being a great boost to a glittering career if you get the…

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What are the keys to fulfilment from 50+ to retirement…

So you have hit the big Five Oh – what are your feelings? Career over, no future, younger fasttrackers pushing you out, no more promotion, dinosaur shoved in the cupboard, nothing left except the slippery slope to being a nonentity? Well how very dramatic of you!! Also, totally unfounded, not to mention negative! Give yourself…

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From corporate giant to – “Life Begins at… “

You will love reading today’s guest post on ageing and careers by Ian Brodie who been helping some of the world’s leading organisations with their marketing and sales challenges for over 20 years. Ian has been named as one of the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders in Marketing and Sales, “One of Top 25 Global…

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4 tips for showing long term vision at 50+

Show long-term vision – As well as being innovative you need to show that you are looking forwards for the long term, not just until your own retirement… Join industry, future trends and innovation forums or groups on LinkedIn, particularly international ones. Here you have the opportunity to discuss your own and other people’s ideas.…

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