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November 6, 2017

How Ambitious Should You Be?

Picture the scene: you have a job that you love, working for a great company. But, this has been your life for the past five years. Surely you need to be more ambitious? Perhaps now is the right time to be moving "onward and upward"? So, your boss recommends you for a manager role, which […]

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May 1, 2015

Caregiving and Work – When the Cracks Start to Show

I'd got no further than taking off my coat and turning on my laptop when my desk phone rang – it was my mom. "Charlie? I'm so sorry. Oh, Charlie. I don't know what to do." This was the woman who always knew what to do. The 70-something who thought nothing of digging the garden […]

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December 26, 2014

Caring for a Dependent and Building Your Career

"I don't believe it! I just saw Lucy sneaking out early, again! I've got enough to do without covering for her, too. Has she forgotten that we're meeting with the head of department tomorrow and we still have to get that report ready? She's so lazy!" If there's one thing Lucy isn't, it's lazy. She's […]

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