Finding Balance on Her Own Terms: “Single by Choice; Childfree by Choice”. Laurie’s Story – On Doing ‘What Suits You’

Work-Life Balance Profile #14: Laurie Macpherson Work:Life Ratio 60:40 Bulletproof Laurie was bullied as a schoolgirl. I’m starting with this point not because it shaped the person Laurie grew up to become, but because – surprisingly – it didn’t. Well, perhaps it did shape her in some way; but it didn’t overcome her. Laurie wasContinue reading “Finding Balance on Her Own Terms: “Single by Choice; Childfree by Choice”. Laurie’s Story – On Doing ‘What Suits You’”

Parent Power

There is nothing ground-breaking about the theme I’ve recently noticed emerging from the interviews I’ve been conducting for my blog: the role that parents play on the balance that their children grow up to construct for themselves between “work” and everything else in life. I mean, the impact of parenting has been discussed and writtenContinue reading “Parent Power”

Tahmid’s Story – Ethnic minority beginnings, burnout and career change

Work-Life Balance Profile #4 – Tahmid Chowdhury It seems serendipitous that my latest Work-Life Balance Profile should be ready for posting today, at the tail end of National Inclusion Week 2020. In it, Tahmid Chowdhury touches on how coming from an ethnic minority background has influenced his work/life choices. He also talks openly about hisContinue reading “Tahmid’s Story – Ethnic minority beginnings, burnout and career change”