Posted by on May, 27, 2015 in WEI, Women Entrepreneurs, Work-Life Balance, Working Moms

How Being a Mother Fosters Entrepreneurship Women-owned businesses rose by a striking 59% in the period between 1997 and 2013, while the overall number of companies went up by a more modest 41%, according to figures from American Express OPEN. The increase has been attributed, among other things, to the Great Recession and tech advancements that have made it much easier to start a company. There’s a third factor, however, that’s no less...

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Time Management Tips

Posted by on April, 24, 2014 in Personal Development, Time Management, WEI, Work-Life Balance

Tips To Manage Your Time Better We’re hearing about how to best balance our personal life with our career, how to curb the necessary sacrifices to the minimum, how to be more productive, more relaxed and less stressed. So, can we do it all and have it all? If you’re set on it, why not. It takes a bit of effort, but organizing your time could help you greatly to achieve this much longed for balance. Make lists Shopping lists, to-do lists, weekly...

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Being a Single Mother

Posted by on March, 27, 2014 in Parenting, Work-Life Balance, Working Moms

Single Mothers — How Do They Cope? According to Labor Bureau statistics, in 2012 there were 12.2 million single-parent families in the US, and more than 80% of these single parents were mothers. It seems that these numbers will continue rising, reflecting changing family structures in a changing world. There are more than a few reasons why a mom may be forced to raise her child or children alone, but there are also many cases where women...

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The Millenials at Work

Posted by on March, 25, 2014 in Millenials, Views and Insights, Women Entrepreneurs, Work Ethic, Work-Life Balance

One Generation Is Transforming The Work Landscape — The Millennials The way work is done today is very different from how it was done, say, thirty, or even twenty, years ago. The changes are not yet ubiquitous, but the future is coming fast and they will start to be felt by more and more business organizations soon. Among the factors that are bringing about these changes to the workplace and the nature of work itself is the generation...

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Millenials and Gender Equality

Posted by on March, 19, 2014 in Discrimination, Gender Gap, Millenials, Views and Insights, Work Ethic, Work-Life Balance, Working Moms

How The Millennial Mindframe Advances Gender Equality “The Millennials Are Coming” could be the title of the next huge bestseller/blockbuster. Millennials are a hot topic, they are a serious disruptive force in an environment where disruption is coming to be identified as the best way to make progress — in business, in science, or in education. Disruption here means, put quite simply, a radical change in how something is done, leading to...

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10 Industries for Working Mothers

Posted by on March, 12, 2014 in Career Development, Family-Friendly Companies, Views and Insights, Work-Life Balance, Working Moms

What Industries Are Hiring Moms? What does a working mother need from a job? Flexible working hours, maybe the opportunity to work from home, and a paycheck that justifies the effort, perhaps with a side bonus of any child-related benefits such as paid maternity leave and daycare options. In short, what mothers need is the ability to balance between their job and their family. Here are ten industries that offer one or more of these benefits,...

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