Work/Life Balance

Learn how to juggle work and life as a project manager with tips on how to get it all done.

How I Got a Broken Leg, Thought Deep About My Career and Focused More On My Passion
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How I Got a Broken Leg, Thought Deep About My Career and Focused More On My Passion

Jerry Ihejirika talks about finding his dream job, even after an accident gave him a lot of time in hospital to think about what he really wanted from a career. Inspiring reading! Especially if you have ever wondered about taking the jump in a different professional direction.

Advice for returning to work: Interview with Janice Haddon
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Advice for returning to work: Interview with Janice Haddon

As regular readers will know, I’ve been on maternity leave since January, and I’m now easing myself back into work. I spoke to Janice Haddon, a coach and management consultant who specialises in helping people return to work successfully (amongst other things). This is what she had to say about returning to work after a…

Book Review: Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More
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Book Review: Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More

“When you’re in content focus, you load a project into your brain and do everything related to that project,” says Stever Robbins, in his book Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More. “If you’re writing a report in content focus mode, you might spend the day writing, researching, calling people strictly about…