Can Women Have it All? Work, Life, Mum Balance

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Do working mothers need to have it all, or do they just need to do what is meaningful?

If you’re that female entrepreneur or working mum who’s got it all together as a woman, wife, mother, business owner and friend. If all of your ducks are neatly lined up in a row and you’re superhuman, superwoman and everything’s fine and dandy in your life; this post in NOT for you!

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There is Life After Redundancy

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As I sat there a few years ago picking up the pieces of a redundancy, it dawned on me; if I could work so hard for another company and give so much loyalty for them to meet their targets and still be laid off, why on earth couldn’t I just channel all of that energy into working for myself? Surely, at least one benefit would be that I couldn’t fire myself!

Being made redundant can be daunting Continue reading

Keys to Managing the Corporate Life (Part 2) – 10 Vital Signs of Overworking

Extra MileI spent many years in the corporate world, predominantly in travel & tourism in the areas of Customer Service Delivery and Customer Experience and at the time I thoroughly enjoyed my work. There was nothing quite like seeing people enjoy every aspect of their vacation.

I’ve always been a believer in going the extra mile and giving more than is expected of me. This is just an internal principle that I inherited from my father, who was a prolifically hard worker. He taught us the importance of having a great work ethic, so going beyond the call of duty became a natural approach to work life.

Leadership demands that Continue reading