My podcast is about sharing stories from parents who are redefining success for themselves, so they can better integrate their work and lives. I decided this was something we were missing in the whole working moms/working parents conversation.  We hear a lot about our anxieties and not enough about our successes. As coach and consultant I [...]

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Or 3 Steps to  Taking Back Career Control As A Working Parent Step 1: Create an online brand. I don’t care if you have 15 years of experience in advertising, law, architecture, or a mix of work in different industries. It doesn’t make if you never left work, you are returning after taking time off at [...]

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Aaaaand we are talking. We are leaning-in. We are having a moment. We are making change. Public definitions of success are shifting. Last week, Arianna Huffington convened a bunch of remarkable thinkers and public figures to talk about sustainable success. Basically, she’s telling us, money and power aren’t  all they are cracked up to be. For sustainable [...]

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Why you are a change management expert: In my last post, I talked about how well suited we as parents are to navigate work and life today. We are experienced change managers, we know how to ride out big changes and come out better for it. Psychologist Jonathan Haidt uses a great image to explain the [...]

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You Are A Different Person

by RE Consulting March 29, 2013

FACE IT. You are not the same person you were before having kids…you are SO much better. One of my dear friends is about to become a parent in a few weeks. Like you, she is high achieving, creative, resourceful and respected at work and committed to being an amazing parent. Everything has been bought, [...]

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Phenomenal woman, That’s her.

by RE Consulting March 8, 2013

Happy International Women’s Day! My professional inspiration-my mentor, my idol, the paragon of working motherhood is Anne. She is the daughter of an immigrant single mother. She got a job in a factory to support her family at a young age. She married in her 30s, and had two kids. Her husband worked long shifts [...]

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Is Sheryl Sandberg the new Kate Moss?

by RE Consulting March 7, 2013

Sheryl Sandberg, Marissa Meyer and Beyonce have brought the question of having it all to light once again. IThere have been some great articles on this of by @amotherisborn, The Broad Side and I was interviewed as well.  While I’m optimistic about the potential for collective change,  I think the conversation is starting to drive [...]

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The 5Ps Project: Personal

by RE Consulting February 15, 2013

Every week, I come up with a goal in each of my 5 P areas-Personal, Professional, Parenting, Partnership and Pay. It’s not about pressing priorities, it’s a vision, it’s aspirational. Each goal reflects where I want to be in each of those areas.This week I will share my broad goals and my progress along with [...]

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The 5Ps Project: Parenting

by RE Consulting February 14, 2013

  I have a longer intro than usual intro to my 5P goal today. Bear with me. Let me confess something. This work-life fit project is not easy. It is really hard for a lot of us and I am no exception. I am good at what I do because I help my clients recognize [...]

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