As my career progressed, I found myself struggling to have a successful work-life balance. If I spent too much time focusing on my job, family and friends would be left behind. How can one have both?
Through research and personal discovery, I found three keywords and actions that help me strike a balance:
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The Oswald Women’s Leadership Council, developed in 2013 to inspire females at all levels to empower, develop and advance, has focused its 2017 education efforts around Empowerment, including Women’s Leadership 2017: 10 Paths Toward Empowerment in Your Work and Life, Career Sponsorship: Empowering Others and Paying it Forward, and Fear not Ladies, Take That Risk, Read earlier articles from the Council on its web page.
About the Author: Cindy Bowman
Senior Client Executive & Women’s Leadership Council Member
Cindy Bowman is a Senior Client Executive with Oswald Companies. She works in the area of Business Development and Client Management in the Group Benefits Department. Her current responsibilities include new business development and the service and retention of existing clients. She provides innovative employee benefit solutions to local, national, and international employers. Connect with Cindy on LinkedIn.