Women at the top: Professional women

Women at the top: Professional women

Marianne Coleman interviewed 60 senior professional women to find out what women at the top really think. In the course of my work I have been lucky enough to indulge my curiosity about people and what makes them tick. As a woman academic working in leadership education, I have been able to follow up my […]

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Do women ever retire? A meditation on time

Do women ever retire? A meditation on time

The third in a series on the ups and downs of early retirement In the beginning, there was no retirement. There were no old people. In the Stone Age, everyone was fully employed until age 20, by which time nearly everyone was dead, usually of unnatural causes. Any early man who lived long enough to […]

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A place of contentment

A place of contentment

A letter to my younger self Dear younger self, Looking back on my life is not a new or unusual activity for me. As a leap year baby the four-year cycle of birthdays has encouraged me to try to remember what I was doing in the year of my actual age (e.g. 16 or 17 […]

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