work-life balance


Executive errors

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 April 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: motherhood, work-life balance
Carol Bartz, former president and CEO of Yahoo, admits her biggest mistake -- and it wasn't not spending enough time at the office...


Enough of parenting misery lit

Mariette Ulrich | 12 April 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: parenting, work-life balance
Raising kids is not a Sunday stroll in the park, but if you never get there, whose fault is it?


Blackberry, Volkswagen and a proper work-life balance

Katie Hinderer | 29 December 2011 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: phones, smartphone, technology, volkswagen, work-life balance


You there, make sure you go home on time today

Josh Fear | 30 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: time management, work-life balance
And make doubly sure that your home life is not "polluted" by your addiction to work.


It’s not all sweet for kids in Sweden

David Quinn | 16 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: consumerism, parenting, work-life balance
A UN report on British children makes Sweden sound like family heaven. Is it?


Balancing life for the young professional

Katie Hinderer | 16 February 2011 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: smartphone, technology, work, work-life balance


Connected to work - checked out of life?

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 February 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: technology use, work-life balance
Parents who have a managerial or executive job, and perhaps some lower down the employment ladder, are having to make some hard decisions about their use of communication technology.


Gen Y not so keen on gender equality

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 October 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: childcare, gender equality, work-life balance
An Australian study has set the traditional-role-division cat among the gender equality pigeons: the tide of opinion seems to have swung against the feminist ideal of an equal division of domestic and market work between husbands and wives.


Musical mom has kids and career

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 July 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family, work-life balance, working mothers
A reader in Canada has alerted me to a really great article -- a profile of a musical mother who is keeping up her career but not letting it get in the way of having a family. Child number four is on the way and won’t be the last if she and her husband have their way.


Women on the work-life tightrope

Misty de Vries | 05 May 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, women, work-life balance
Even in laid-back Australia women are losing the struggle to balance a place in the workforce with their place in the home.


Unorthodox but appealing

Colleen Carroll Campbell | 14 October 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: work-life balance, working mothers
Why is stay-at-home motherhood portrayed as a vocation of last resort?


The pursuit of happiness

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 September 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: economics, family, happiness, work-life balance
Is it time to shelve materialistic measures of a country’s progress such as gross domestic product and replace them with quality of life indicators like access to healthcare, ecological footprint and work-life balance?


The business of looking after the family

Nuria Chinchilla | 07 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: family, work-life balance
Only if they act responsibly towards the family can businesses and society at large thrive.


The seven deadly sins become fashionable

Susan Reibel Moore | 05 January 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags: fashion, film reviews, work, work-life balance
MercatorNet's second look at the bizarre work ethic in one of last year's best films.


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