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Work/Life: PAST|NOW|FUTURE

Work/Life: PAST|NOW|FUTURE

I attended the June 18-21, 2014 Work & Family Researchers Network (WFRN) Conference in New York City, Changing Work & Family Relationships in a Global Economy. About 700 Work/Life Researchers and Practitioners from 42 countries presented their  research on how work/life has evolved.  Here’s a taste of what I learned & a reading list.  PAST: Work/Life became popular in the...

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Top 10 Countdown: Now Who’s Asking, “Can I Have It All?”

Top 10 Countdown: Now Who’s Asking, “Can I Have It All?”

It’s not your Working Mom’s Work/Life anymore! It turns out Work/Life strategies are important to a spectrum of employees – not just Working Moms.   Why should corporations care?  Support an employee’s work/life concern and plug a costly leak in the talent pipeline.  Is work/life on your corporate agenda? Join me for a Top 10 Countdown on  who’s asking “Can I have...

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Keep Your Talent. Expand Your Work-Life View

Keep Your Talent. Expand Your Work-Life View

It’s not your working mom’s work/life anymore. It turns out Work/Life strategies are important to a spectrum of employees, more so than ever before. Why expand your view?  If you support an employee’s work/life, you can plug a costly leak in the talent pipeline. I lead Work/Life workshops for corporate audiences. When the doors open at a Work/Life event, working moms find they have...

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“Extra Hour” Provides Clue to Work/Life Blend

“Extra Hour” Provides Clue to Work/Life Blend

E&Y women gathered together at the PWN event on October 25, 2013 Friday afternoon to be treated to booths with support for the working woman and conversation with colleagues. The question at the Work/Life Pursuit booth was “What would you do with an Extra Hour?”  Why do I ask the “Extra Hour” question? The answer gives you a clue to what may be missing in your work/life blend, your pain...

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You know you’re a working parent, if…

You know you’re a working parent, if…

Working Parent Top Ten List   10.   A week in your life would humble the best air traffic controller 9.  You have figured out long hair means less trips to the salon/barber 8.  You choose your outfit from the clean (or dirty) laundry pile 7.  You become a drill sergeant to get the kids out the door on time each morning 6.  You know the exact time it takes to get to the childcare provider...

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A woman in a man’s world

A woman in a man’s world

Do you know basketball star Candace Parker?  I like her style.   “I think it’s truly special to have a child and to continue to do all things men can do. My coach used to joke, ‘Can you imagine Magic Johnson being out with a baby? Or LeBron missing a season to have a child and then coming back as strong?’” (from an interview with espn.go.com) Candace was...

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