Worklife Balance

A Simple Meditation For Your Brilliant Mind

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

Meditation is not a religion. Nor is it a tradition involving levitation while sitting cross-legged on the floor pretending to be an all-knowing master of the universe. Meditation, sometimes disguised as boredom, slows our breath, lowers our heart rate, relaxes our mind and provides space for self-exploration while restoring our natural energy.

Five Ways to Find Balance Without Compromising Success

Winnie Brittany Oudemans | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Winnie Brittany Oudemans

Set yourself some guidelines - Setting yourself some realistic guidelines allows you to firmly establish yourself some boundaries. For me, it was as simple as making sure I was home at least two weeknights a week. This will help with the next point.

Stress Forces £3m-A-Year Barclays Executive To Quit

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

Sir Hector Sants, Barclays' head of compliance and former chief executive of the Financial Services Authority, has taken a leave of absence after bein...

Are You Burnt Out?

Louise Presley-Turner | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Presley-Turner

Always racing from one task to the next, but accomplish very little? Sound familiar? Most days I'm incessantly striving for a clean loo, disinfected worktops, a clear inbox, a flatter tummy, school gate acceptance and career success. Sometimes I just want to stop the clock.

Male, Pale and Stale: The Gender Gap in the UK's Leading Roles

Anna Claeys | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Politics
Anna Claeys

The current system continues to leave women severely underrepresented in the top job - this is an issue not just for women, but for our economy and society as a whole.

Embracing Your Parenting Superpower

Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD

When you stop to think about it, it's truly amazing that we have done so well without super powers. Most of us are not stay at home parents yet we're expected to juggle kids, jobs, relationships, household chores and community obligations with a smile and without a complaint. And, for the most part, on most days, we do ok.

Women, Boards and Disruption...

Baroness Lane Fox | Posted 03.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Baroness Lane Fox

I am 100% in favour of quotas for the FTSE 100 companies. While I know this is deeply unpopular with many, I think it is the only way to create scale change. I totally reject the assumption that with quotas comes sub standard women - that is patronising and sexist.

Start-Up Memoires: Those Creative Types

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK
Louisa Leontiades

My whole life, I have been envious of creativity. That spark of innate talent residing in musicians, artists and authors which, no matter how hard I worked, I couldn't emulate.