245 — The menopause at work

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The menopause might seem like a strange topic for a show about work, performance and learning - but half of the world's population will experience the menopause, and it does not take place around working hours.

So, this week, Ross G is joined by Emerald Work's Katie Danes and Jamie Thomas, as well as Emerald Publishing's Erika Valenti, to share their experiences.

We discuss:

  • what the menopause is
  • the impact on the workplace
  • what organisations can do to support women.

Show notes

Katie wrote about her experiences at: mindtools.com/blog/working-through-menopause/

In 'What I Learned This Week', Ross recommended the podcast 13 Minutes to the Moon, available at: bbc.co.uk/programmes/w13xttx2

Katie recommended Kaye Adam's the book STILL HOT!: 42 Brilliantly Honest Menopause Stories.

Erika recommended the book H is for Hawk, by Helen Macdonald.

And Jamie recommended Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery, by Henry Marsh.

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