The Top 5 Sacrifices Women Make For Their Career

I was a single mother with two young children when I started my career. Newly divorced, I had no choice but to find a good paying job in order to survive financially. The sacrifices I made to build a career were many and I struggled every day with my desire to be the best parent… Read More.

Can You Unplug From Work After Hours?

Last week, new legislation was passed in France that prohibits a company of 50 employees or more to send out emails after hours. French employees are banned from sending and receiving emails outside of normal work hours as well. The new provision, which has been called “the right to disconnect” is based on an acknowledgment… Read More.

Are you comfortable using your vacation time?

How comfortable are you taking vacation? Your answer to this question may reveal something about your work ethic. But most importantly, your response is more likely an indication of the culture of your organization. The reality is that in a high performance culture, employees consistently prioritize work over their personal commitments. Why? Because they understand… Read More.

The Benefits of a Flexible Job and How to Get One

This past week Paul Ryan and Joe Biden both spoke publically about the importance of their family obligations when considering their career decisions. Ryan, considering the position as Speaker of the House, felt it necessary to set boundaries. He stated that he wanted to spend weekends with his family. Joe Biden’s decision not to run… Read More.