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work/life blend

Tweet Wonderful posting by brainpickings on how to find work that enables us to thrive !

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Tweet As regular readers know we always like to highlight portfolio career stories. Any one of them can sometimes serve as a stimulus for a person to say to themselves, “Well – if she can do it why don’t I give it a go?” Beverley believed as a result of her experiences in selling clothes […]

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Tweet Well – probably no more than the rest of the population. This latest brilliant infographic from TwitterAdsUK summarises their research into twitter use. If this is true I am left thinking just how does anyone get any work done, make or keep relationships, bring up kids, volunteer for causes, shop, cook and dare I […]

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Tweet Don’t you just get fed up of all this stuff? Media filled with diets, exercise plans, detox routines, giving up alcohol for January. Having said that I know that it can fulfil a review process which we all need from time to time. I am just a great believer in doing it more regularly […]

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Tweet I often get asked about the appropriateness of portfolio careers for older people. I usually refer to the research carried out by Middlesex University and quoted in our book which shows that Gen Y’s and the 60+ groups were the most enthusiastic for exploring this career pattern. Many people approaching retirement are simply not […]

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Tweet Many portfolio career workers are. More  of us are looking for homes that can accommodate our business needs. There are a growing number of estate agents who will help you to search for what is being called live/work spaces. The Live Work Network is an online property finder. The latest national statistics now tell […]

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Tweet Some of you will know that part of my portfolio career has involved working with older people to encourage them to review and plan to get more out of the second half of their lives. Steve Jobs talked about how each of us needs to make a dent in the Universe. I will be […]

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Tweet Words of wisdom from Charles Handy recently in London.

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Tweet interesting post on the gift of the survival dance – that of self reliance

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Tweet 5.1 million people in the UK. According to Judith Woods from the Telegraph thats how many people are choosing to work part time. After you have read the article – please read some of the comments. It gives you a flavour of how different people see this way of working. Some seem to think […]

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