Why do people think it’s OK to objectify people for how they look? Whether it’s positively or negatively. THAT’S NOT OK. It’s an Ism – Bodyism.
The Hardest Thing About Growing In Your Worklife Is That No-One Is There to Tell You What to Do Next, You Have to Decide That for Yourself Knowing when to say no more, I’ve had enough and calling it quits can be one of the hardest things you’ll do in your WorkLife. As a volunteer,Continue reading “Knowing When to Say No More I’ve Had Enough and Calling It Quits”
The Power of Listening to Hear People’s Stories to See New Possibilities: New Ways to Make the World a Fairer and Kinder Place for Everyone Along with many people throughout the world I’m shocked, sickened and saddened by inequality, discrimination, and so many kinds of ism’s: racism, homophobism, sexism, ageism, bodyism, machoism, egoism, and soContinue reading “Speaking Listening Understanding, The Impact of Ism’s”
Or Maybe a Better Question Who Are You Going to Be at Your Next WorkLife Stage? Roisin had never really found her place in her WorkLife. She had stumbled from one thing to another. She had reinvented herself so many times along her WorkLife journey, all the time she felt she was constantly reinventing herselfContinue reading “What Are You Going to Be When You Grow Up?”
It Took a Milestone Birthday, and a Charming and Funny Memoir to Bring About This Realisation, and With It a Turning Point in Sally’s Life Sally had lost herself in the process of years of keeping her work and her life outside of work separate. She had somehow become two different people. The world wasn’tContinue reading “I Knew I Was Having an Identity Crisis When I Realised I Had Become Two Different People”
Acts of Kindness and Generosity in Times of Crisis Are Transformational, Not Just for You as the Agent, but Also for Everyone Around You Acts of kindness and generosity in times of crisis are transformational, not just for you as the agent, but also for everyone around you. Because they can cause the domino effect,Continue reading “Acts of Kindness and Generosity, Transformations, Pivots and the Domino Effect”
Sam’s Driver’s Licence Expired, so Did Her Longtime Relationship, and Now Her Job Had Too It dawned on Sam that everything has an expiration date, as she closed the door for the last time to the apartment she had shared with her boyfriend Karl. The lease had also expired. It was time for Sam toContinue reading “What’s Standing In The Way Of Your Happy Ever After?”
What’s Good For Many People, Isn’t Good For All People. Freedom of Choice Gives People Their Best Way of Doing What They Want and Need to Do This Is The Way It’s Always Been Done … are people’s stories of when they wanted to do things differently, not necessarily because they thought there was anythingContinue reading “This Is The Way It’s Always Been Done”
My approach worked in bringing the conversation away from objectifying the men by the clothes they were wearing, to the techniques they were demonstrating, and considering how beneficial the platform they’re creating could be to people — would people use it? would people find it helpful? and is it something people would pay for?
In the midst of times of uncertainty and disruption, powerful shifts are going to come about, and people are going to make big changes. You may not have the clarity on what you could, should, would do, if you only knew what that was, and that’s OK. Focus instead on how you could, should, would think about making decisions when the time is right for you.