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Creating a Healthy Balance While Working From Home

Through clever scheduling, a few ground rules and some hard core flexible thinking, I have figured out how to share my workspace with the (not-so)-little ones. When you exclusively work from home, physical boundaries between work and personal life can feel virtually nonexistent. Even the most organized can still find difficulty successfully managing a career and a household in the same space.

The following are a few key strategies I implement throughout the day to be successful, bring my whole self to work, and be present in my life. Over the years these have changed a bit, but the idea of creating a healthy balance for me to feel successful remains the same.

How Women at Nike Changed Everything, and What It Should Mean to Your Organization

Women at Nike were fed up with sexual harassment and gender discrimination. They decided to do something about it with data. That data changed the narrative of the company forever. Here is what we learned, and what you should learn, too.

From Bar Exam to Partner: A Closer Look at Women in Law

According to the NAWL 2017 Annual Report Survey, “for over a decade, approximately 50 percent of law students nationwide have been women, law firms have recruited women entry-level associates in proportion to their representation among law school graduates.” However, as in many male-dominated industries, we do not see the same proportion of women represented as equity partners in those same law firms.

Ask These Questions In Your Next Interview To Find The Right Fit For You

Whether you’re interviewing for an internship or an executive-level management position, asking questions is something you should do in every interview. However, thinking up questions when you’re in the hot seat can be a challenge, which is why there is often a long, lingering pause as an answer to the dreaded “got any questions for us?” Be prepared the next time with a handful of these questions in your arsenal.

What I’m Watching: Ocean’s 8

Here are the facts:

  1. Ocean’s 8 has a star-studded, female-focused cast.

  2. Ocean’s 8 hit #1 at the box office, bringing in $41.5 million domestically opening weekend.

Most of the other things you will read about the film are based on opinion, and so is everything else I am about to say.

Socially Constructed Gender Norms for Communication (and How to Begin Ignoring Them)

When we explore the socially constructed gender norms for men and women, it does not take long to recognize that the ideal behavior for men aligns with key characteristics we expect to see in leaders, while the ideal behavior for women aligns with the supporting roles. This is especially true when we outline expectations for how each gender communicates.