Work Life Pursuit workshops and Mastermind groups feel like a “gathering place” where participants can catch their breath, share stories, laugh and come away with ideas and practical tools to gain control of their lives.
From Karen’s blog
If you had a “labor day” party for a group representing the US labor force in the 25 – 54 age range, about 40%* of them would be working parents! (The 60% who are not parents would be wondering if these folks will ever stop talking about their kids.)
Can you see a problem? Corporations view the 25 – 35 age range as a prime time to develop their employees for bench strength, which corresponds with the age employees start their families. For working parents, career development opportunities may mean long work hours, a major project involving travel, or relocation. On the home front, these same parents want to keep up with their children’s sports schedule, school events and doctor appointments. As a working parent with 4 children, I can remember thinking, “Stop the world, I want to get off!” Read more