I won’t be the next CEO. And nor will you (probably). So what does that mean for your career and sanity midlife?
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I like playing on the Xbox. FIFA mainly. However my wife thinks I’m too old to be playing silly games. Should I stop?
Midlife male grooming used to be passing a comb through a receding hairline. Now it seems to more commonplace, but can be a midlife minefield
I’ve had a really tough time recently. I was out drinking and now I’m exhausted. Wouldn’t it be better for the business if I took a couple of sick days to recover?
My second redundancy was when the dot.com bubble burst
Shockingly a work colleague recently called me a dick. What can I do?
am rubbish at Powerpoint. My slides always have clashing colours or boxes that don’t align, and look like a ten year old has done them compared to other people’s.
I’ve read lots on how to drive views onto blog posts. None mention erotic stories, but I believe they could show the way to increase
My boss is super attractive and I think would have a dangerous affair with me – what should I do?
Office meetings can be dull, but are a necessary part of work life even if half the room is daydreaming or messaging their friends. It’s an evolutionary thing.
MIdlife is the opportunity to learn new skills. Dishwasher stacking seems to be the most pressing.
Is a canal boat holiday better than camping in a tent? Or should you just hotel instead?
Is cannabis a good way of relieving pain?
How do we make decisions about companies to join? What makes an attractive organisation – emotion or fact based?
I’m grey and old. What should I do about it?
Arthritis isn’t for old people, it can strike at any time if you’re unlucky. The start of a hip replacement story.
Role playing interviews are becoming common – but do they work?
What should the middle aged man wear to an interview?
How it was tumbleweed rather than job offers that rolled in after being made redundant, despite some effort being made
The story of how a new father came into the world during the birth of his child
How a haircut in a Turkish barber broadens the mind for a middle-aged bloke used to short back and sides
The story of how a middle aged man experienced redundancy