In celebration of Mother’s Day—and in hopes that Forté women will continually inspire one another—we welcomed comments from those in the Forté network who are pursuing, or who already earned, their MBAs while also raising children.
Posts in Work/Life Effectiveness
Read about a mom's journey to connect with, and now spotlight, women juggling MBA programs and parenting--as well as the other advice it inspired us to gather.
Paula Tolliver shares the secrets of a long successful career in business services.
Making the decision to pursue an MBA may appear to be the most challenging hurdle to pursuing the next stage of your professional development. Do you leave your job (even if you hate it), or try push yourself through scheduling hell by working and studying? How do weddings or babies factor in to the picture?
If you've ever said to yourself, "I wish I had the courage to…" this webinar is for you. Cindy Solomon is an internationally recognized author, speaker, consultant and entrepreneur who has some provocative, enlightening and often hilarious observations about courage and how we can build it in ourselves and in our teams and organizations.
“Getting away from it all” used to imply a physical work space with a computer that stayed at the office. Work used to be where you went, where today work is what we do. How has this redefinition of work impeded our willingness and ability to truly disconnect?
Working a part-time job while in college can be difficult, but it can also be a great way to earn some extra money and add value to your resume.
As a consultant, Beth Bovis can live anywhere she wants and has carefully crafted her work/life balance. You’re surprised to see “consultant” and “work/life balance” in the same sentence? Consulting is commonly considered a way to rack up the frequent flyer miles and see the world, at some cost to domestic stability. But Beth is eager to counter that stereotype.
Beyoncé wasn’t always Beyoncé. Courage is what made her the businesswoman, pop deity, and modern (some say feminist) cultural role model she is today.
We tend to hate failure because we don’t put it in the right perspective. We often internalize our shortcomings, deeming ourselves the failure, rather than recognizing that we simply fell short of our own objectives. When cast in the correct light, you can see that failure is no enemy; it is your greatest teacher.