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Letters to my younger self

In this Parlour series our writers reflect on their careers so far. They offer advice and anecdotes on navigating study and work, and balancing it with family, health travel and other pursuits.

 

This is an ongoing series – if you have reflections to share that  might help others we’d love to hear from you. Find out how to contribute a letter here.

Working mother one year on

Working mother one year on

Thinking ahead and making a plan for one of the biggest chapters of her life was the key to a successful return to work, says Kellie McGivern.
Confidence is the key

Confidence is the key

Naomi Stead looks back and offers some well-earned advice about ignoring self-doubt and building up confidence in your own abilities.
Clear, calm and confident

Clear, calm and confident

Clear communication and a calm, confident approach will take you far, advises Ceilidh Higgins.
Nomadic by necessity

Nomadic by necessity

Flexibility, persistence and a willingness to leave her home city created opportunities for Jacinda Sadler.
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