The best way to be more productive and less stressed is to analyse your fear quotient and immediately half it. Fear hinders your productivity, and is the main obstacle to achieving what you want while directing you towards the incorrect belief that if you overwork and...

August 20, 2018

Setting up a business on maternity leave is becoming a popular trend, with new mums making up a significant proportion of today's entrepreneurial community.

We speak to the women who have done just that, to discover what inspired their leap of faith, and whether it paid...

July 4, 2018

Anna Williamson gives her advice on preparing to return to the workplace after having a baby.

April 26, 2018

Working from home with children can be tricky, to say the least. After over a decade of home-based self-employment, never have I got so little done, yet at the same time been so productive, as in the last two and a half years since my first child arrived.

There is no de...

April 25, 2018

Most new mothers tend to take between 6 and 12 months off work after having a baby, but however long you choose to stay at home, it's not uncommon to begin to feel out of the career loop while on maternity leave.

So, how can you stay engaged with your work li...

March 16, 2017

I loved maternity leave.  Like absolutely LOVED it.  I think I was lucky enough to have the perfect storm of a very easy-going little girl, plenty of sleep, and an amazing summer - just as she was old enough for us to do fun things together.  So going back to work wasn...

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