Posts Tagged ‘working mums’

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by how much you have to do? Why we have to do less

May 28 2016

Too much to do as parent? How to work smarter, not harder so you can enjoy your kids more.

As a working mum, I wish that my brain hadn’t often felt like a computer with too many tabs open.

Or that it had not got to the point where an essential visit to my GP seemed self-indulgent.

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Are you suffering from Imposter syndrome?

Mar 12 2015

Simone was a successful Marketing Manager, well respected and high achieving – she had outperformed her counterparts on a number of occasions, and yet, she was constantly waiting to be found out, and lived in terror of the day when someone was going to walk into her office and ask what on earth she thought she was doing in such a high powered job.
And it’s not just those in senior positions who suffer from these kind of feelings, research shows that around 70% of us feel we aren’t worthy of the job we are doing at some point in our careers. Research by Pauline Clance and Suzanne Imes reveals that an estimated 2 out of every 5 successful people consider themselves frauds. Why is this and, why are women, in particular, more vulnerable to something commonly known as Imposter Syndrome?

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5 Ways to Improve Family Life Balance

Jun 26 2013

As a parent managing the school run, extracurricular activities, work deadlines, family and social engagements as well as making family time a priority can be a constant challenge! So what’s the solution? Here are my suggested 5 ways to improve family life balance.

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Clocking Off for Easter

Mar 27 2013

The hard earned Christmas break seems a distant memory and your kids are looking forward to the Easter holidays and the chocolate treats that come with it.  If you run your own business, ensuring you meet the needs of both your family and your customers can be tricky; especially when it comes to the school holidays. 

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Simple tips on how to return to work this Spring!

Jan 29 2013

Great tips on how to return to work this Spring provided by Lila Veltze and Sarah Archer, co founders and Career Coaches at CareerTree, an organisation that helps people make positive changes to their working lives. They are both mums and between them they have over 15 years experience helping other mums back to work.

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