Life Balance

Mallika Chopra on the Power of Asking Yourself Questions

Mallika ChopraWhen life feels out of balance or lacking in meaning, Mallika Chopra advises asking yourself the two questions her father taught her to ask: Who am I? And what do I want? “It’s the first step toward reconnecting with your authentic self and trusting your intuition,” says Chopra, author of Living with Intent.  “This is what I call the incubation phase.” Read More

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Podcast: Strategies to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Carson Tate Life today is busy! We tell ourselves that if only we could make better use of our downtime or multitask more cleverly we’d get ahead of the busyness…but that’s not how it works. In this 30-minute podcast, productivity guru Carson Tate offers strategies to help you work simply AND live fully. Click Play to listen or read the full transcript below. Read More

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Paid Maternity Leave for a Year: Coming Soon to a Company Near You?

McCord, PattyLast month, prospective parents in Silicon Valley had reason to cheer: Adobe, Microsoft and Netflix announced that new moms and dads could take off, respectively, 12 weeks, 16 weeks and one year—paid. (At Adobe, birth moms can take 10 additional weeks of medical leave, and at Microsoft, they can take 8 more weeks of paid disability.) The companies joined Google (18 weeks for birth moms) and Facebook (four months for moms and dads) in their generous parental leave policies. Can it be long before the rest of corporate America gets with the progressive program? Patty McCord, principal at Patty McCord Consulting and former chief talent officer at Netflix who introduced unlimited vacation days, weighs in on the change happening in Silicon Valley—and hopefully beyond. Read More

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Free Teleclass: The New Rules for Career Happiness

Kerry-Hannon-270x300The New Rules for Career Happiness
Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
1:00-1:30pm EDT

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Free Teleclass: Strategies to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Carson Tate 200x238Work Simply and Live Fully: Strategies to Work Smarter, Not Harder
Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
1:00 pm EDT

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Podcast: Life is Not a Stress Rehearsal — with Loretta LaRoche

LaRoche, Loretta 200x238The complexities of modern day life and the perception of what we need to do in one day has shifted us from “human beings” into “human doings.”

Listen to this engaging and entertaining 30-minute teleclass to learn valuable tools to help you “lighten up” and enjoy life more. Read More

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Job Stress SOS: Solutions from a Top Manager

IMG_6088.jpgHaving worked for nearly two decades at the New York Times, where deadlines are constant and accuracy is paramount, Jill Abramson knows stress. The former executive editor’s threshold for it is probably higher than it is for most; she’s the first woman to lead the “newspaper of record”—and her abrupt dismissal was controversial.  But as a journalist and top manager, Abramson has felt or seen it all, from the strain of feeling overwhelmed to the tension of changing leadership. Cope better with her advice. Read More

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33 Stay-Sane Habits of Successful Women

Backrubs are a nice way to relax if you have the money or a kind partner. Same goes for practicing yoga on top of a mountain or cruising around the Greek Islands. For the rest of us who aren’t reality TV stars, here’s what 25 women who have spoken at the Conference for Women do in their daily life to decompress, recharge and stay positive: Read More

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Inspired By: Samantha Ettus

Samantha Ettus“…focus on your kids when you are with them, have one adult night out per week and be unapologetic about your lifestyle. You are a role model after all!”

Samantha Ettus is an expert in the art of personal branding. She’s also a bestselling author, television personality, and a wife and mother, so she has a lot of interesting things to say about making career and family work. Read on for some great advice.

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Coping with Life’s Curveballs: Ishita Gupta Podcast

Gupta, IshitasmFacing a bolt from the blue? “Use your rock bottom to lift yourself up,” says confidence coach Ishita Gupta, founder of Fear.less magazine.

In this podcast, “Coping with Life’s Curveballs,” Ishita described her own path to entrepreneurship and how to overcome bumps in the road, whether personal or professional. Read More

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