Tag Archives: work life balance
Weekend Posts: I’ve decided to write personal posts for the weekend (love when Maggie Smith on PBS’s Downtown Abbey asks, “What is a weekend?”) — this post isn’t specifically career focused but there is an UNSINKABLE tangent in everything! Last … Continue reading
Today’s New York Tims reports on a study that concluded, “science professors were less likely to offer women mentoring or a job….the bias was pervasive…and probably reflected subconscious cultural influence rather than
A friend who has a demanding job just sent me an email recounting a myriad of family demands, intense travel and huge accountability at work. I expected the email to end on a note of satisfaction but instead the summary … Continue reading
In her Atlantic July/August cover story, The Myth of Work-Life Balance, Anne-Marie Slaughter revived the debate about having it all — a subject I often address in this blog. I wonder if our great grandmothers worried as much about how … Continue reading
She is smart, poised and beautiful. I didn’t really know her until we talked recently at a party. I discovered her strength, resourcefulness and resilience. Her thirteen-month-old baby crawled over to us as she told me about what motherhood had … Continue reading
The dilemma of never feeling you are doing quite enough is familiar to all mothers. Remember that the idea of the mother who is always available to her kid is a myth. Our grandmothers didn’t focus on their kids full time … Continue reading
Zig Ziglar, a well-known motivational speaker, ends his lectures enthusiastically cheering, “See YOU at the top.” But do you really want to make it all the way to the top?
Q. Thanks for your advice (new readers: scroll down for original Q&A: My Co-worker Got the Job…Did I Blow It?). I thought about sending an email but ruled that out and think I will tell my boss about my worries … Continue reading
A recent study by the American Psychological Association found that of over 1,300 moms— the happiest moms work out of the home, especially if they can work part time (read study.)
Q. Hey I was on your blog looking for work advice because I was considered for a second project and the program went to someone else. My boss said I wasn’t ready.