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Fighting impostor syndrome with experience

I had an important meeting last week. I think it well. If it did, it could mean new, better, and different things for me professionally. So, of course, I am replaying every minute of it and thinking of all the things I didn’t say. 622 more words

Mid-Career

The name's Bond, Jane Bond

British Intelligence chiefs want to recruit more middle-aged and mid-career women in a drive to improve diversity.

Ministers believe that this will help MI5, MI6 and GCHQ to better fight against terrorism and other threats. 152 more words

Psychology

#uklibchat summary - 1st March: Mid-Career Directions

This week’s #uklibchat on Mid-Career Directions has now been Storified, so you can read the archive here. It was a lively chat (we were even trending at one point!) and lots of ideas were shared for mid-career professional development and planning. 47 more words

Discussion Summaries

Passion is a luxury

I had passion. I was 25 years old, Master’s Degree in hand and a year of full-time service with AmeriCorps under my belt. I was a faithful, faith-filled, world-changing, ass-kicker. 603 more words

Student Affairs

Confidence Manifesto

Every time I go home to NJ, a piece of my childhood has surfaced and been carelessly placed in a conspicuous place for me to see. 569 more words

Mid-Career

Running on Empty

Last night one felt some satisfaction, but more than that one felt happy.

Back some thirty plus years ago, I used to handle Unilever’s treasury. It was one of my first assignments in that huge machine, which excelled at absorbing us humans into its folds. 567 more words

Reflections

Got Chips? Go Get Your Own!

Ok, thinking about chips… Salty, onion, sour cream, bbq…? Nope! Think again.

I am not easily impressed. I have very high demands on others since I have extremely high demands and expectations of myself. 189 more words

Leadership