Posted on March 3rd, 2017 by Jane
Jess Phillips is the Labour MP for Birmingham, Yardley. In her own words she is ‘gobby’. That is to say she speaks up for what she believes in and is not cowed (not for long, anyway) by the trolls who are determined to silence her and other ‘gobby’ women.
Posted on February 15th, 2017 by Jane
Work is an important part of part of our lives. It pays to take a bit of time out now and again to check if your career is progressing as you want it to, if you’re in the right job. 5 questions to help.
Posted on January 5th, 2017 by Jane
Setting ‘SMART’ goals may not be a smart move for you. Being ‘realistic’ and ‘achievable’ may not get you as far as thinking grand and wonderful. Here is one compelling reason why it might be time for a change.
Posted on December 28th, 2016 by Jane
To succeed women generally have to outperform men. Women are held to a different and higher standard. Do you have this bias within yourself? Is it holding you back from a fabulous and successful 2107?
Posted on November 8th, 2016 by Jane
My whole career has been built on the principle that, yes, they can. It’s not easy, and habits can be very hard to break, but we can do it.
The first step is to believe that it is possible. If you hold the belief that you can’t change, then you are probably right. If you hold the belief that you CAN, then you are probably right, too. Sometimes we just need a bit of confidence…
Posted on October 5th, 2016 by Jane
Have you ever been asked a question that you could answer perfectly well but for some reason find yourself burbling a slightly incoherent answer and then kicking yourself for the rest of the day? I’ve just been asked (unexpectedly) by a major women’s publication, what