THE NEED FOR CHANGE
In Ana’s late thirties, her fast-track career in a glamorous PR agency had suddenly derailed. Ana’s question was less about finding another job than about whether or not she wanted to continue working in a world she was increasingly finding “trivial.” “Why would I want to promote perfume, or protect some celebrity from the consequences of his own stupidity?”
Bonnie was a highly paid retailer and a new mother reluctantly returning to full-time work. She missed her baby and found her coworkers competitive and surly. But she had a husband who depended on her income, so how could she give it all up?
Carol was a career diplomat. At the age of fifty she was questioning everything about her career: the frequent moves, the domestic ...