What is your glass ceiling?

As I sit here in my office looking out on a rainy grey Sunday morning it keeps going through my mind what really is this glass ceiling everyone is obsessed about?  Is it the same for everyone? Does it have an exam to prove you have passed it? What are the criteria for shattering it? Who really is affected by it?

The dictionary definition is: an upper limit to professional advancement, especially as imposed upon women, that is not readily perceived or openly acknowledged.

I think this prejudice is also applied regarding age and minorities… So women, age, minorities… But is it the same barrier for everyone? Does everyone have to do the same thing to ‘get there’.

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About The Author

Anna Letitia Cook

“Anna Cook is particularly passionate about mentoring women executives, and the 50+ sector, in finding clarity in their career choices to achieve freedom, fulfilment and leadership success. She created and became CEO of her first company in the entertainment industry at age 32. Midlife approaching, hungry for a dynamic change, she refocused her experience, founding WomenUP Ltd, focusing on the challenges of corporate gender balance strategy”. Creator of the process SCOPE for career, fulfilment and success. She is currently working on her first book ‘Liberate Your Career: The Women’s Guide to Freedom and Fulfilment’, with plans for a second, ‘Glass Ceiling Grans’, early next year.
On the personal front: Mum, ‘flattie’ owner, horse lover, ballet fanatic, hiker! Into castle renovations, sculpture, farming, yoga. Drinks tea… Bosslady at @WomenUP Ltd.