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Quote Of The Week: The Coming Childcare Crisis

“There are upward of 45 million working parents with children under 18, and most of them are in jobs that can’t be done from home. Without in-person school, many parents will be forced to choose between working and supervising and caring for their children. Many will choose the latter.” Justin Lahart, “Beware of Complacency on […]

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Balancing Being Mom With Work: Never An Easy Task

Work? Kids? Family? Friends? How is it possible to balance it all? It’s not easy, as we all know. I still have vivid memories of waking up at the crack of dawn, getting dressed for work, packing lunches, getting two toddlers ready for day-care drop off, then making it to an early morning work meeting, […]

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It’s Not Just Ivanka. More Daughters Are Taking Over The Family Business

Ivanka is not alone. A recent Ernst & Young (now EY) study showed that women — mostly daughters — are increasingly being picked to take over their family-owned businesses. And we’re not talking small businesses here.  EY, supported by Kennesaw State University, surveyed 525 of the world’s largest family businesses in 21 top global markets. The international […]

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Women and Work: A Personal View

You may not realize it, but I’m writing this week’s blog posts as I’m on vacation in Malta. Malta is a fascinating island destination, offering stone remains dating back before the pyramids of Giza, and a vibrant Mediterranean culture shaped by layers of Phoenician, Roman, Arab and Crusader occupation. But here’s the point: After posting the blog story […]

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Women: Professional Lives Complicated By Personal Pressures

According to a new report from BMO Bank, women have made huge advances in the business world, but still struggle to reach the top leadership ranks. Women now hold more than half of management, professional, and related positions in the U.S., but still fill less than 5% of the top Chief Executive Officer (CEO) positions in […]

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Quote Of The Week: How Women Can Achieve Elusive Work-Family Balance

Women are now the sole or primary breadwinners in 40 percent of households with children under 18, according to a Pew Research Center study released last week.  This share has almost quadrupled since 1960, when women made up only about 11% of primary breadwinners. Of those mothers who are the primary earners in their  family, 63% are single mothers […]

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