Only el 10% of the top executive position are women. The labour force is half women half men.
When I was building my coaching program for executive women I asked 150 women with different level of responsibility what It is the principal reason for not going forward in their carer. The most common answer: I have interests outside the work and I wish to have me time.
I received 50 answers and 1/3 of the women were than 30 years old. It is not only time for having a child. It is much more than this.
When I was attending the training program to be certified as a professional coach by the International Coach Federation I received an invaluable advice from my mentor coach: If you feel overwhelmed, focus of the items you can control. This is the key for achieving and maintain a balance work life:
12 steps to achieve and maintain balance work-life
Part 1: to achieve balance work-life in
- Learn my Employer’s Policies.
- Use Technology to my Advantage.
- Learn to Say “No.
- Fight the Guilt.
- Protect my Private Time.
Part 2 : to maintain work-life balance
- Be open about my
- Respect boundaries.
- Understand what really matters.
- Embrace the off button
- Pace myself.
From these 12 steps, how many are under your control?
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