7 Working Mom Myths You Don’t Have To Believe

While I did learn from my so-called “office mom,” like how to cut a cake for 25 people without the slices falling apart, I never bought into the myth that working mothers had to bring their mom game to the office. I had plenty of male colleagues who had kids, so why weren’t they expected…

Inspirational Comeback Stories

Steve Harvey has often said that he loves nothing more than a good comeback story, even considering himself quite a comeback king, having overcome several obstacles throughout his career to now be at the top of his game! In a special episode of the talk show, very near and dear to Steve’s heart, Steve will…

Simple Ways To Help Working Moms Stay Sane

Between getting the kids (and ourselves) ready for work, working for “the man” 8 hours a day, supper time and housework, there is no time in there to slow down and enjoy it a little. I have found a pretty good balance finally after 2 years, without feeling like I am missing out on time…

Finding time for family

Any working parent can relate to Tiffany Haynes. “It’s hard,” she said. “Balancing work and sports and all of that stuff. I feel like nine times out of 10 I’m just trying to make ends meet.” Like millions of Americans, Haynes works full time while raising her family. She runs her own housecleaning service in…

Why it’s better to be convincing than to be right 

When I started working I had high hopes, but not high expectations. And what I began to realize was that successful women behaved in ways that felt comfortable – and attainable to me – and they had nothing to do with my SAT scores. I began studying how they conducted themselves and started trying those…

15 Funny Tweets Working Moms Will Definitely Identify With

All parents know that if you don’t have and maintain a healthy sense of humor when it comes to raising kids, you won’t be able to function. Working moms really dial that practice up a notch, because having a career and kids is some next level insanity (unless you can afford to keep a staff…

7 tricks to juggling work and motherhood 

If you’re among the majority of moms who kiss their kids goodbye each day to head off to work, then you know how hard it can be to meet all of their demands while also keeping your boss happy. In my interviews with dozens of moms who manage to successfully juggle those duties every day,…

Successful Women Strategists Do These Four Things

The importance of strategic thinking is not disputed. In fact, it’s widely cited as the most valued skill in leaders today. However, our research and experience show that many organizations face a major skills gap when it comes to strategic thinking. Read More: Successful Women Strategists Do These Four Things | Heidrick & Struggles

8 Reasons Why Working From Home Doesn’t Make You A Bad Mom

Not sure about you guys, but I think pretty susceptible to mom guilt, depending on the day and, you know, how hungry I am. I’ve felt it in various ways throughout my son’s life. Since he was born, I’ve worked out of the house in an office, I’ve been a stay-at-home mom, and I’ve also…

Skills and Behaviors that Make Entrepreneurs Successful

What makes a successful entrepreneurial leader? Is it the technical brilliance of Bill Gates? The obsessive focus on user experience of Steve Jobs? The vision, passion, and strong execution of Care.com’s Sheila Lirio Marcelo? Or maybe it’s about previous experience, education, or life circumstances that increase confidence in a person’s entrepreneurial abilities. Read More: Skills…

Top 5 Businessmen/Women To Model Your Goals After

When striving towards success, it’s always good to have some role models in your pocket to model your goals after. Maybe it’s their journey to success that inspires you, who they are as a person, what they have accomplished, or all of the above. In the business world, there are many great businesswomen and men…

The 9 Secrets To Thriving As A Working Mom

Now that we have started to confront some of the workplace issues that can hold us back, it is time to address our lifestyle challenges and the opportunities to solve them. The great news is that even the smallest changes can yield enormous results for your happiness and your time.Here are nine life changing behaviors for greater happiness and success Read…

5 Good Reasons Why Working Moms Should Feel Proud

Many working mothers feel guilty of having to leave their home and family almost every day in order to work and make a living. These working moms feel like they are forsaking some of their duties as mothers. However, there are many good reasons why working moms should feel proud instead of feeling guilty. Read…

Time management important in business and life

Where did the day go? I wish I had time for that! I’ve got so much to do I don’t know what to do first. We’ve all heard these clichés. What can we do about our busy lives and lack of available time? Read More: Time management important in business and life | Business |…

Unlikely Sources of Business Inspiration 

As a business owner or entrepreneur, you constantly need to be on the lookout for new inspiration.If you close up your bubble and only focus on those in your immediate circle, you’re going to miss out on a lot of opportunities for growth and innovation.And, believe it or not, the best inspiration may come from…

Proof It’s Possible to Achieve Work-Life Balance

The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question “How do you create balance in your professional life?” is by Sandy Shirai, vice chairman at Deloitte LLP. Read More: Proof It’s Possible to…

5 Essential Strategies for Blissful Balance of Work and Family

Ah, the Holy Grail for every entrepreneur: a perfect work-family balance. Equilibrium between the two is often fleeting, but work and family time can coexist in peace. Leverage these five essential strategies to help you juggle “bringing home the bacon” with those you share it with. Read More: 5 Essential Strategies for Blissful Balance of Work and…