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.

Do We Automatically Assume We Can’t Have Work-Life Balance?

Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article in The Atlantic in 2012 presented a strong argument why women can’t have it all. Her article resonated with many professional women who were frustrated and exhausted from trying to “balance” a full time career with family demands; women who bought into the myth of work-life balance and were killing themselves trying… Read More.

The Lessons I Learned From Burning Myself Out

This past week I hit a wall. Exhausted from traveling, speaking, and book events, I couldn’t put a pen to paper. The thought of opening my computer and trying to write something that others would find interesting or valuable was beyond my capacity. What happened? My gas gauge was on the borderline of empty and… Read More.

There’s No Such Thing As Work Life ‘Balance’

This is a guest post from Karol Rose, Work Life Flexibility coach. Forget trying to find ‘balance’. It’s a futile search. You may find a moment when it seems like everything is in place and all running smoothly. But, hold your breath because any second that could change. Life and work are not stagnant. Constant… Read More.