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When speed is of the essence...

“You see things, and you say, “Why?”.

But I dream things that never were, and I say, “Why not?” – George Bernard Shaw


I recently reread Stephen King’s memoir… 276 more words


There is no work / life balance, there is just life...

Time with our children is precious.  We have a minimum of 16 summers with them at home!  Fingers crossed more than that if they end up doing A-levels and go to university.  683 more words

Being A Mummy

Meet Katha, the burnt out publicist

‘Switched on, driven and burnt out’

Eleanor Morrison plays the role of Katha in this year’s production of Maple & Vine.

Eleanor is a lawyer in the Disputes Team at Ashurst. 391 more words


Being Managed by Someone Significantly Younger than You

I bet if you are in your 40s or 50s you just assumed that as your career progressed and you moved into more senior roles, your boss would be more senior to you, in experience, if not in age.  531 more words

Career Success

Are men in UK leading the way back to Work-Life balance?

Men have traditionally been seen as the main wage-earners, even as workaholics. The best they could look forward to was a bit of spare time in their (usually short) retirement. 347 more words


Latinas in Law School: What Made You So Lucky?

A few months ago I was at a forum where the moderator asked the panelist (all Latinos working in large firms/government) what made them so lucky in the face of dismal statistics that say Latinos can’t make it in law. 434 more words

Work Life Balance

You do not Need to Work 80 Hours a Week to Succeed in Academia

Author: Meghan Duffy
Original: Dynamic Ecology

There is a persistent myth (some might even call it a zombie idea) that getting tenure in academia requires working 80 hours a week. 1,710 more words