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January 11, 2023

What Career Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

As the world chimes in another new year and the holiday decorations head back to the attic, I like to take a moment to reflect on the past year. What have I achieved, and what lessons have I learned along the way?

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November 23, 2022

Why Is Taking Paternity Leave So Hard?

Is paternity leave working? How do new fathers feel about it? I spoke to some parents at Mind Tools to find out.

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November 17, 2022

Why Is Returning From Maternity Leave So Hard?

How can managers and leaders make returning from maternity leave easier for working mothers? I spoke to some parents at Mind Tools to find out.

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July 20, 2022

Does a Four-Day Workweek Work?

""People would be more focused and strategic during their working week, to make sure that they got everything done to a high standard, in less time." - Jonathan Hancock

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June 10, 2021

Is Working Long Hours at Home Killing You?

Working long hours isn't new – we've all stayed late at work to finish an upcoming project, or worked through a lunch break or two. But did you know that long hours could actually be killing you?

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November 5, 2020

Working at Home With Friends, Family, Pets, and Partners – Your Tips

We asked our friends and followers their top tips for working from home with family, partners, and pets

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April 2, 2020

Managing Family and Friends in Your Small Business

To see your hard work and tireless labor evolve into your own small business is undoubtedly a rewarding feeling, especially when your ultimate goal is to support your family

November 7, 2019

Home From Work: How to Switch off – Your Top Tips!

It's vital for our well-being that we "switch off" when we get home from work. Amy Davis highlights your top tips for getting in and out of work mode!

August 1, 2019

Working Moms and Daddy Day Care - the Hidden Side of Co-Parenting

When I woke up last Thursday, I had one target in mind: to get to work. Now, that might sound like an easily achievable objective to most, even for working moms, but let me provide some context for you... That morning, it looked like my one-year-old son might have a case of hand, foot and […]

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March 19, 2019

What Balance Means to You – #MTtalk Roundup

It's All About Balance How often do we say, "But it's all about balance, isn't it?" or "We just need to get the balance right"? When raising children, parents need to strike a balance between being too strict and not being strict enough. And because children don't come with a manual, parents often learn the […]

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