I did some volunteer work yesterday and while I insisted on handling the lion’s share of a big project by myself, there were a few others I needed to depend upon to make it happen. The few people I was counting on did a poor job on their part and I found myself feeling really re
Myth: Any decision you make is completely justified if you are at your wit’s end and can’t take it anymore. New Rule: Don’t make big decisions when you are on the edge. One of my clients turned up at her son’s daycare to find that his caregivers had neglected to put sunscreen on him.
Myth: You made your choice now you have to stick with it. New Rule: Stay open to the possibilities. I met a new mom who gave up her work as a scientist when she had her first baby because her husband was a doctor and would never pitch in at home. It’s true that he had to work long and
Myth: Your career decisions or professional interests should not upset the flow of things at home. New Rule: Expect the discomfort of others and communicate it. If you decide to change lanes at some point in the future, you should anticipate some unrest at home. Even though women are