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The Time-Consuming Activities That Stall Women’s Careers

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The Time-Consuming Activities That Stall Women’s Careers
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

"Does this situation sound familiar? It's a pattern I've seen again and again among many high-potential, talented female leaders: high aspirations turning into disillusionment.


I believe it has something to do with how women spend their time, both inside work and out of it."

Why Working in the Restaurant Industry Can be Hard on Your Mental Health

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Why Working in the Restaurant Industry Can be Hard on Your Mental Health
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Boston Globe
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Judi C Casey

Shojo chef Mark O'Leary is a vocal advocate of work-life balance in the restaurant industry.

EnforcingSickDays.org

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EnforcingSickDays.org
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CLASP
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Judi C Casey

EnforcingSickDays.org is dedicated to improving enforcement of earned sick days laws around the United States.

EnforcingSickDays.org helps government agencies, employers, employees, and advocates get the information they need to ensure that all workers receive the paid sick time they've earned.

How Sunday Night Became the New Monday Morning

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How Sunday Night Became the New Monday Morning
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Boston Globe

The Lab That Knows Where Your Time Really Goes

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The Lab That Knows Where Your Time Really Goes
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Nature
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Monique Valcour, PhD CPCC

Article about the biggest collection of time-use diaries in the world, kept by the Centre for Time Use Research at the University of Oxford, UK. The centre's holdings have been gathered from nearly 30 countries, span more than 50 years and cover some 850,000 person-days in total. They offer the most detailed portrait ever created of when people work, sleep, play and socialize — and of how those patterns have changed over time.

 

Managing Capacity: Walking the Talk About Overwork

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Managing Capacity: Walking the Talk About Overwork
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Huffington Post Teresa (Johnson) Hopke
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Judi Casey

Great read on the process that organizations can use to manage overwork.

Fixing Our Unhealthy Obsession with Work Email

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Blog
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Fixing Our Unhealthy Obsession with Work Email
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

Our dysfunctional relationship with work email has become so normal, I'm not sure most of us can even see it anymore.

The Ripple Effects of Parents Not Using Their Vacation Time

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The Ripple Effects of Parents Not Using Their Vacation Time
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

And yet American parents are hardly neglecting their children: in fact, they're spending more time with their kids today than they did in the 1960s. So what's the problem?

An Alpine Antidote to Working Weekends

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An Alpine Antidote to Working Weekends
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New York Times
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Monique Valcour

An American copywriter contrasts her experiences working at ad agencies in the US and Switzerland.

The Truth in a Discarded Word: When Balance Makes Sense

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The Truth in a Discarded Word: When Balance Makes Sense
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Robin Hardman Communications Blog
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Robin Hardman

The word “balance” is often frowned upon in the work-life field. So is the word “family.” As in: “work-family balance.” Balance is considered to be an inadequate and simplistic metaphor for the complex interactions between work and non-work in most people’s lives.

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