What does Sorceress do in the office?

 

It’s Friday morning and you check your diary for the day, only to realise that you’ve been invited to an important meeting with your boss at 3pm. Who in their right mind organises a meeting at 3pm on a Friday? That’s just bad form you think and off you go to make your morning coffee and maybe have the biscuit that Mother brought in.

 

You get on with your day….

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What mother stands for

“Morning everyone, I made some cookies last night, I’ll leave them by the kettle, please come and help yourself” she says coming into the office.

She makes sure people take their breaks and is usually the one who does the coffee rounds for everyone in the office. She has never fired anyone in her life, because she always gives people the benefit of the doubt. ‘They will do better next…

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The myth of the superwoman

Last week I shared with you that perhaps we need new role models and that the power that it took for us to get where we are today is not going to sustain us, let alone take us any further.

 

As promised over the next few weeks, I will be introducing you to the 5 Women PowerTypes™ but first I need to take a minute to…

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After 12 years I had enough

When I fell into a job in NHS, I thought I was sorted. I had a career for life, with a clear progression path and a pension plan.

After the honeymoon period I started to struggle. I knew I was good at my job and could deliver results, but I felt unsupported, unheard and isolated.

The pressure coming from different directions with conflicting demands became just too much and after twelve…

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