for Working Mothers
Family-Friendly Workplace Policies Make
Mothers: Challenges and Changes
Over 70% of women with young children are engaged
in paid labor. Statistics show that on average, men
earn 25% more than women. The largest portion of the
wage disparity between men and women is attributable
to employed mothers.
a Flexible Workplace
Flexibility—variations in the time and place
of work—is used by many employees for a wide
variety of work and personal reasons.
to Balance Your Career and Your Family
The biggest challenge many people face is how to balance
time with their family, friends, and career. They
want a happy and fulfilling life outside of the office.
the Ambition Double Standard
You Can Love Your Job and Love Your Life
It’s our prevailing cultural paradigm: ambitious
men are go-getters, but ambitious women are the b-word,
bad wives, bad mothers, and brazenly arrogant businesswomen.
Sam: No Friend to Working Mothers
News reports on women in the workplace typically highlight
the tough decisions mothers face—when push comes
to shove, should we put our careers, or our families,
to Say "No"
We Fear Being Judged, Criticized, Or
Myth of Balance
The Work/Life Balance Zealots have us all worrying
that we’re supposed to feel great all the time.
Easy Steps to Make a Change in Your Career
Let’s face it, change is scary. Here are 6 easy
steps to move you in your desired direction starting
Numerous households and offices are moving every day.
Regardless of the size or distance of a relocation,
careful planning, communication and organization is
essential for a successful move.
Hesitate To Ask
There are people in a position to help, no matter
what the issue. There are experts. Making decisions
in isolation is usually not the best way, although
for some people it may be the most comfortable.
The Delicate Balancing Act
There are several key ways in which people respond
differently to women and men who are leaders. This
article outlines these differences, identifies the
ways in which such responses affect women’s
leadership, and proposes some solutions to smooth
the way for women leaders.
for Beating Stress
Learning to manage stress can make a strong positive
contribution to success and personal well-being. Stress
isn't necessarily the enemy.
for Managing Stress
Some People Thrive On Stress And Choose Jobs Involving
Challenge And Change
Strategies for Dealing with Downturns
and Working Women
Prioritizing Gal Pals
Don’t ever take them for granted. A UCLA study
shows visiting with friends reduces stress. So, investing
in gal pals can be as important to your health as
a good diet, exercise, and ample sleep.
to Cope with Anger
Emotionally-driven automatic responses are usually
learned in childhood, so by adulthood reacting angrily
can be a habit.
to Stay Positive
in a Negative Workplace
How do you keep the contagious effect of negativity
from rubbing off on you? Using our expert’s
tips you can stay positive in a negative environment!
Quality Time Together
A couple who cannot play together are unlikely to
stay together. The pressures on each person’s
time are considerable, and being able to create time
for your partner among the myriad of tasks and conflicting
expectations is far from easy.
Reality of Balance
Join the majority of people—a full 80 percent
according to The Brain Reserve research firm—who
are on the balance journey.
Many Women Are Competent, but Lack Confidence
As a business coach, I’ve often encountered
female executives with confidence problems. I've run
into this so many times with emerging women leaders—women
so deeply competent in their skills and so dearly
lacking confidence in them.
Counselor or Mentor - How They Differ - Which is Right
Coaches are action oriented. They will urge
you to focus on the present and the future, to set
realistic goals, to overcome obstacles that might
get in your way, and to practice effective behaviors
in the here and now.
Organized Is A Must
For Working Mothers:
Are You Ready for a Change?
Your Filing Systems
Your Home Office
Organized: PILE, Don’t File
you a right-brained person who lives and works in
a left-brain world where papers MUST be filed or else?
Stop apologizing and learn a method of organizing
that will work for you!